• Networking and Informational Interviews

    Networking and Informational Interviews

    Networking is the most important strategy for developing a career plan and effectively landing a job or internship. Networking is not just about who you know, but who knows you. The majority of positions are found through networking; spend time networking and conducting informational interviews to be most successful. LinkedIn.com is a great resources to get started.

    LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is a professional networking website. It is a great resource for finding people to network or conduct informational interviews with, to do company research, find positions, and learn more about the field you are interested in pursuing. LinkedIn also has an alumni tool that is helpful for finding “warm” contacts.

    Resource Library

    Our library has a number of resources to aid you with networking. There are books on general networking, networking for introverts, utilizing LinkedIn and more. Many of our resources are available for check-out. The library is open during the CDC's business hours.