Your professional relationships are key to your career success. LinkedIn is a professional networking site that will help you summarize your accomplishments while connecting with colleagues and classmates. Here is a checklist from LinkedIn to assist you in building your profile & connecting with professionals: Tips to maximize your LinkedIn account.
You can also connect with an ever-growing professional network of 3,000+ UP alumni by joining the Official UP Alumni Group on LinkedIn and Pilots Guiding Pilots, a subgroup in which alumni have already agreed to be contacted for career related information, advice, and support. For those who are still in the exploration process, you can use these alumni groups and the University of Portland LinkedIn page to find alumni who:
- graduated with your major,
- work for companies you admire, or
- have knowledge of industries you are considering.