Networking gives you the chance to connect with people and to make a great impression so they’ll remember you. If you wait for the job to come to you, it probably never will. Be proactive by networking!
Why Should I Network?
Information you might get through networking includes:
- the name of a new contact
- the names of employers that are currently hiring
- insight into the profession
- information about career experiences
How Do I Network?
- talk to people you know
- attend a Career Fair or Job Fair
- attend industry conferences
- join an Association
- attend Employer Information Sessions
- set-up Informational Interviews
- attend Career Nights
- Tips for Effective Networking
- Jack Canfield Video: Finding a Mentor
- Networking Events – Structured networking events such as information sessions, career fairs, breakfasts, career nights and employer panels happen throughout the year on campus. For a complete list of current events is hosting or promoting, please login to your account, and view the event calendar.
- Do’s and Don’ts of Structured Networking Events
- Thirty Second Summary
- Contacts Log
- Magnet - empowers communities, organization and job seekers to search, find and share jobs and opportunities. Leveraging technology, Magnet matches job seekers and employers.