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Presented By: LSA Opportunity Hub

Hub Workshop: The Essentials of Networking

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What is networking? Why is it a worthwhile exercise? Career networking is an important way to learn more about fields you’re interested in, find new opportunities, and advance your career. In fact, LinkedIn reports that 61% of professionals agree that regular online interaction with their professional network can open up possible job opportunities. This hour-long workshop, we’ll cover the essentials of how to introduce yourself, grow authentic connections, and build an active network.

This live virtual discussion led by a Hub coach will cover ways to approach conversations with employer reps, recruiters, alums, and other professionals; examples of things to say while networking; an introduction into LSA Connect— the college’s career networking and mentoring platform.

You should attend this workshop if you are:
-A liberal arts and/or sciences (LSA) student
-Open to networking and hoping for some additional pointers
-Seeking tips on how to introduce yourself to professionals in industries you’re interested in exploring
Looking to form long-lasting connections with potential mentors

What you’ll gain by attending:
-Learn about the overarching purpose and goals of networking.
-Discuss your concerns around networking and strategize on how to address them.
-Identify what networks you already have access to and who you want to connect with.
-Brainstorm effective introductory messages to grow your network.

Interaction Level: Moderate

RSVP now to reserve your spot! The link to join this workshop will be emailed to you 24 hours before the event.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. This event will be hosted on Zoom (learn more about Zoom accessibility) and can be accessed by phone or computer. Presentation materials may be shared in advance if requested, and live captioning will be provided. To request other accommodations please contact Anna Colvin at ancolvin@umich.edu. so we can make arrangements.
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