Networking

Networking is multi-faceted. A combination of digital and in-person networking can set you up for an opportunity to gain the skills you desire. Networking, no matter the method, involves great communication skills. Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there and interact with individuals that work in the industry you covet.

Student Spotlight: “You Constantly Iterate” 

When current-senior Max Phillips first transferred to Pitt in the fall of 2020, he had an identity crisis. Phillips had spent a year and a half attending the University of Scranton and studying computer science before taking a two-and-a-half-year break …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “They Show Me That It Can Be Done”

Gabee Ogude felt stuck during her first three years of college. The spring 2022 graduate began her college career studying pharmacy and feeling uninspired.

“I’m Nigerian-American and in our culture most people do professions like lawyers, doctors, engineers – secure, stable …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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5 Essential Networking Steps for Undergrads and Grad Students

Ten years ago, when I entered business school, many professionals told me that the journey ahead required significant investment in professional networking. So I followed their advice, and soon my calendar was filled with various networking events and meetings all …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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6 Networking Tips When You Don’t Have a Big Network

One of the biggest challenges job seekers face today is not having strong relationships at their target companies. These relationships are important because they provide information, resources, and opportunities for your job search and career. While it can be challenging to create and …

By Jamie Carlstedt - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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