Ximena Vengoechea:

It’s not enough to list your qualifications on a resume and expect your future boss to call you up swooning. Very few people can effectively communicate skill and passion in a bullet point.

Yes yes yes. Every year I give a talk to business students about finding a job, and over the years it’s evolved to be exactly this advice. Get out there, do real work. No one needs to pick you for you to start doing real things.