Graduate business cards add to your professional aura and create a noteworthy profile for you along with a well-drafted resume. These cards can be smartly used to network with potential employers and associates who will be impressed with your business-like attitude, organizational skills and painstaking attention to detail. Graduate cards also come handy in situations when handing out resumes is inappropriate or not required. Use your business cards as a reflection of your personality and work ethics. Use sublime images to convey commitment, integrity, enthusiasm and expertise. Mention your name and graduation batch year in bold font to make your future employers sit up and take immediate notice of your professionalism. Display images of graduation caps, robes and other academic regalia along with a formal typeface to create an official look. Include a solid mission statement, information about your academic background and precise contact details on your graduate business cards. There isn't a need to make your cards overtly flashy and expensive, since as a student you might be a wee bit conscious of the costs. A clean, clear-cut and classic design can be sourced from the internet at competitive rates. Carrying your own business card as a student/graduate will automatically make you feel more confident and helps you get into the work mode quickly.