In this day and age, networking is crucial when it comes to finding a job. We’ve all heard the saying, it’s not what you know, it’s who you know! As college students and alumni, it is important to recognize this fact, and use it to our advantage! Below you’ll find some helpful link to articles and organizations that will help you get started in becoming a networking king or queen!
Articles to Look At:
Six Ways to Network While You're in College - This websites #1 tip is to do Informational Interviews!! We cannot stress enough how important, and helpful doing Informational Interviews are! If you have questions about them visit our Interviewing page and to set them up, visit us in Walker 124!
How to Network: 12 Steps for Shy People - This article has lots of information on how to get started if you’ve never tried to network before, or get nervous by the idea!
Eleven Reasons Why Every College Student Needs a LinkedIn Page - Why you should create a LinkedIN profile if you don’t already have one!
Finally, take advantage of what Linfield can offer! Involvement in campus activites such as clubs, sports, and Greek life can increase the networking options that you have. Join Cat Connections as either a student or an alumni for assistance with networking! The Linfield network is way bigger than you may think (just look at Linkedin!)