Networking | University of Portland


Most people have heard “networking is important” but fewer know exactly why or how to do it. The CEC wants you to know making connections and building a network is for everyone and whether you are seeking an internship or full-time job. Networking can be a great way to explore the possibilities of a particular major, a new city, or to confirm a choice you’re already leaning toward.  

Whether searching for a job or internship or exploring a potential career path, the most common form of networking is called informational interviewing and the resources below will help you get started on this powerful and effective process.  

Networking and Informational Interview Content

For more information on this topic, be sure to check out the UP Career Readiness Guide and the Career Resource Library. 

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