Career Development Center

Networking Skills

Networking Internet Resources

Networking Events - Lists of job search and networking support groups for alumni making career transitions as well as young professionals looking to expand their social and professional circles.  Find local groups as well as those in other states or regions of the country.

LinkedIn – Join an interconnected online network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries. You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals to help you locate new business opportunities, find jobs, get expert professional advice, and stay informed about your contacts and industry.  View the tutorials on how to get started in utilizing this tool. 

Networking - Advice, Timeline, and other Resources for Monster.com

The Art of Networking - Networking Resource Links from Quintessential Careers

Professional Associations - Become a student or professional member in organizations that provide career, internship, education, and job information in fields of interest.  Get involved by joining a committee or becoming an officer.  It's a great way to network with professionals and discover job leads before they are publicly advertized.

  • Associations on the Net - Internet sites providing information about a wide variety of professional and trade associations, cultural and art organizations, political parties and advocacy groups, labor unions, academic societies, and research institutions.
  • Professional Associations and Trade Associations - Resource links from Yahoo to hundreds of associations and organizations representing a variety of occupations and professions. 

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