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Strategies for successful networking

Step 1: What are your networking goals? What information are you seeking? What are your questions?
Step 2: Identify who the best people might be to support your goals or answer your questions
Step 3: Take advantage of alumni networks and tools like LinkedIn to reach out and connect
Step 4: Build effective relationships by having conversations that are professional and authentic
Step 5: Keep the conversations going, and use what you learn in your job search next steps

 

Research to convince you: Don’t be afraid to network

I stumbled across a study recently that spoke to a point I often try to emphasize when talking about the importance of networking – we often underestimate how caring and interested strangers are in our own stories.

As the summer approaches, …

By Natty Leach
Natty Leach Handshake Manager and Associate Director, The College / Co-Host, CS Radio
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Valuable—and Free—Career Support for Graduate Students/Postdocs

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Virtual Support for Earthbound Grad Students

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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How Do You Tell Your PhD Story?

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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CS Radio – Episode 158: Summer Experiences

The end of the semester is near! While you’re finalizing your summer internship and job plans, don’t overlook these supplemental experiences. Tune in this week as the guys discuss supplemental summer experiences and chances to enhance your resume! (*did someone …

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager
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