I organise and run events such as conferences, exhibitions or entertainment events.
Depending if I am working on an event, my day varies. I can be constantly on the phone and answering emails. Or out looking at venues doing risk assessments. There's a lot that needs to be done when organizing an event; and there's no two days the same.
Here's the first step for college students
Gaining experience. The more experience you have on your CV, the more your future employer will believe that this is something you're passionate about. It doesn't matter if it is paid or not, the more you do the better. Not only do you get experience, but it is also a good way to network and make connections within the industry.