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Landing Your Dream Job: Networking

This guide is based on information provided by Jan-Marie Lanuzza, Experiential Education Coordinator and Jean Moats, Director of Library Services.

What is a professional network?

A professional network is a group of people who have connected with one another for career or business-related reasons. 

Examples:

  • Teachers

  • Family

  • Friends 

  • Friends of the family

  • Work Colleagues/Bosses

  • Fellow Students

Professional photo of the student alone

Headline with area of study and/or career ambitions

Keyword-rich summary that includes type of positions you are seeking

Include volunteer & extracurricular activities, as well as internships and other work experiences

Recommendations from professors, advisors, internship and other supervisors

The Experiential Education & Career Services (EECS) team on campus can help you with your Linkedin profile.