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Networking

#RUCareerReady
According to Business Insider, at least 70% of jobs are not even listed for you to find.  Knowing who makes up your network and how to build it can help you to find those "hidden" jobs. 
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Your Network

    • Family
    • Friends
    • Teachers/Professors
    • Advisors
    • Mentors
    • Coaches
    • Supervisors/Managers
    • Co-Workers
    • Anyone you have a connection to!
    • Get involved-- clubs, organizations, leadership groups
    • Talk to people-- faculty and staff members, res hall staff, roommates, class mates
    • Use our LinkedIn Guide to create or enhance your LI profile
    • Attend campus events and activities
    • Attend a Career Conversation event
    • Attend the Career and Internships Fair
    • You don't have to do it all at once
    • Set attainable goals: Connect with one Eastern Alumni on LinkedIn each week
    • Create your "pitch" so you are prepared to introduce yourself to a new contact
    • Practice:  Identify an event to go to where you can meet new people
    • Gain information and advice about a career field, industry or organization
    • Learn more about possible job opportunities
    • Connect with more people who are doing the things you want to do
    • Share more about yourself and your aspirations with the people you meet