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LinkedIn

LinkedIn allows you to connect with a wide variety of professionals including alumni,
career center staff, parents and other relatives, friends, internship managers and
colleagues, former bosses, connections from volunteering, and professional
association members. Unlike facebook or MySpace, LinkedIn allows you to have
an online presence that is purely professional in nature. Explore the information
below to find out how LinkedIn can help you in your career search.

Click the link below to learn more about how you can
launch your career with LinkedIn
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How it works

 

How LinkedIn Helps You

• Build a professional online presence
• Connect in a meaningful way with alumni and other "warm" contacts
•Research companies and career paths
• Find opportunities with organizations that don't recruit on campus
•Learn lifelong networking skills

5 Golden Rules in Creating a Student LinkedIn Profile

  • As you create your LinkedIn profile, keep in mind the following 5 Golden Rules of Student LinkedIn Profiles:

    • Professional photo of you alone
    • Headline with area of study and/or career ambitions
    • Keyword-rich summary that includes type of positions you are seeking
    • Include volunteer activities, internships and extra curriculars
    • Recommendations from professors, advisors, internships
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