No job in school = no job with my old company. HR ran statistical analysis showing college graduates who did not hold jobs during school or summer breaks performed substantially poorer. Absenteeism, retention, and quality of work were all much lower. But, what are the odds other Fortune 1000 companies will have similar policies. A guy who can find lots of excuses not to work is probably a guy I wouldn't want working for my company. I'm just saying . . .