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.
If you would like assistance with using LinkedIn, please call 503.943.7201 to schedule an appointment.
LinkedIn Lab Schedule:
All LinkedIn Labs will take place in Career Services, Lower Level of Orrico Hall, below the Health Center.
Build Your Profile: Wednesday, April 15 at 4:15 pm
Build Your Network: Wednesday, April 22 at 4:15 pm
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 create a basic LinkedIn profile prior to attending a LinkedIn Lab and bring your resume and your laptop with you to the workshop.
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 for making the most of LinkedIn: