Social Media / LinkedIn
Connect with People
Connecting with people who do work that interests you is a critical part of both career development and work search. There's no one better to give you insight, information and advice about their field.
Social media can be a very effective tool to find people who work for organizations that interest you, or to learn how alumni came to be in a career you desire
Attend events on campus to connect with potential employers, volunteer organizations, grad schools and professional programs
Seek out as many opportunities to meet people in your field as possible - and this often means looking beyond campus
Possibly the best work search technique, an information interview helps you gain valuable information to launch or boost your career.
Use our What Can I Do with a Degree In...? tool to identify relevant industry associations. Join as a student member, or better yet volunteer!
A mentor can help you make connections and provide you with advice, information and tools for career exploration and work search