Career Services: LinkedIn
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.
LinkedIn Labs - Fall Semester:
LinkedIn Labs are interactive workshops that will help you to build your profile and your online network. In order to make the best use of your time, please please create a basic LinkedIn profile prior to attending a LinkedIn Lab and bring your resume and your laptop with you to the workshop. All LinkedIn Labs will take place in Career Services, Lower Level of Orrico Hall, below the Health Center.
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Profile: October 1 at 4:15 pm
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Network: October 8 at 4:15 pm
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Profile: October 23 at 11:30 am
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Network: October 30 at 11:30 am
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Profile: November 5 at 4:15 pm
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Network: November 12 at 4:15 pm
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Profile: November 2 at 11:30 am
LinkedIn Lab - Build Your Network: November 25 at 11:30 am
You can 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.
Tips on making the most of LinkedIn:
- Building a Great Profile
- Building Your Brand
- Communicating on LinkedIn
- Finding a Job or Internship
- Networking on LinkedIn
- Tailoring Your Profile
- LinkedIn: Your Career Starts Here
- LinkedIn: Top Five Profile To-Dos