I weigh in along with other career experts on the topic of GPA and internships: does GPA matter for internship seekers? How much?
Here’s what I say: The importance of GPA depends on the industry and role. For consulting, investment banking, and leadership rotational programs, GPA is very important, if not the first filter in weeding out resumes. For other industries, it matters less if at all. For these industries, GPA is one proxy of achievement, but professional work experience and skills typically matter far more
Read what other career coaches, recruiters, and career services professionals have to say at Employment Crossing: How Important is Your GPA When Applying for an Internship?
What has been your experience with GPA and job search? Does it matter?