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.

16 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

What recruiters want to see on your LinkedIn Profile?

1. Headline: The headline of LinkedIn is one that comes along with your profile and is very important. The headline will usually bear your name and job title in it. This …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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Tips for Networking as an Introvert

Being an introvert does NOT mean you don’t have social skills. However, it does mean that being around lots of people at one time can be draining. I am what you might consider an “expressive” introvert, so I am often …

By Tiffany I. Waddell
Tiffany I. Waddell
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Student Spotlight: “In Every Corner of Your Community”

“I’m like the poster child for taking advantage of the Career Center,” jokes Sam Ressin, a spring 2020 Pitt graduate. Ressin, who studied economics and statistics, had used the Career Center’s resources as early as freshman year, attending career fairs …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “Having That Connection”

Marcus Edelstein has been chronically unhappy with his internships. Edelstein, a spring 2022 graduate who studied statistics, worked at Tucker Green Consulting, Inc. during the pandemic summer of 2020 and enjoyed the internship, but was disappointed that it was an …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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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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