Can I get a job where they require a bachelor's degree if I have my associates and 2 years of work experience?
I am going to get my associate degree in visual communications. I notice that most jobs require a bachelors degree. by the time I complete my program I will have 2 years of experience working with a production company. Will that be enough to get a job that requires a bachelors?
Asked By: Nicole - 9/2/2011
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Answered By: CoachT - 9/2/2011
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If the position allows you to substitute experience for education. In this economy - you may not get the chance.
Answered By: Gaby - 9/2/2011
What is the worst that can happen? You don't get the job. Well you have learned something anyway... More
Answered By: tantechrissie - 9/2/2011
Generally, even if they will substitute experience for education, each level of education is approximately equated to 5 years of experience. So, an associates plus 5 years would roughly add up to a Bachelor's (plus whatever internships and work experience received during the Bachelor's degree).
Answered By: Emily - 9/2/2011
An associate's degree plus work experience is not the same thing as a bachelor's degree. Some jobs might be willing to look at you, especially if your work experience has managed to teach you the skills you would have learned in the bachelor's program, but some jobs won't even consider you if you don't meet their... More
Answered By: Aya - 9/2/2011
In most jobs they need a minimum 3 to 5 years of experience to make up for every year lacking in college. The problem with an associates in those 2 years you will not bet to doing the higher level work that a person with a bachelors will do. You will forever be the assistant to a person with a bachelors and make 40... More
Answered By: Chuckles - 9/2/2011
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