Network and Build Relationships

  • Career Fairs

  • LinkedIn

  • Elevator Pitch

You’ve probably heard a million times how important networking is, but if you’re unsure of how to introduce yourself at career fairs or nervous to make connections on LinkedIn, you’re not alone. The resources on this page will help you make the most of your network to get career support, find new opportunities, and more!


Networking & LinkedIn Guide

Learn the ins and outs of networking and how to use LinkedIn to build your network!

Isenberg Virtual Career Day Tips for Success

Quick and easy tips to feel your best and attend a virtual career event with confidence!

How To Navigate A Career Fair (In Person & Virtual)

A career fair, whether in-person or virtual, is an excellent event for students to make connections with recruiters and companies, …

Elevator Pitch Worksheet for MSBAs
Networking/Job Search Excel Template

Use this MS Excel database template to organize your company research and networking progress.

Handshake Virtual Career Fair Student Guide

Learn how to register for the fair, sign up for sessions, and tips so you’re ready to impress at a …

Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

Building Professional Relationships

Skyler Logsdon
Turning contacts into quality relationships takes effort. It’s not enough to connect on LinkedIn or to follow a person’s journey…

Job Hunters’ Networking Masterclass

Networking is all about building high-quality relationships with people who can impact your career. No matter what profession you are…

Digital Networking Strategies

Chris Taylor
Cultivating a professional network online is a key component of career advancement and landing new job opportunities. In this course,…

Becoming an Inspiring Mentor

Learning from a mentor is an invaluable professional experience. Your mentor guides you, shares perspective, and serves as an important…

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