PDS Seminar: Informational Interviews & How to Use Networking to Your Advantage
Informational Interviews & How to Use Networking to Your Advantage
Lana Smith-Hale, Career Counselor, Graduate Students, UCSB Career Services
Thursday, Oct 27, 4:15-5pm, Elings 1605
*RSVP* at: https://csep.cnsi.ucsb.edu/forms/PDS/Registration.php
**Light refreshments Provided**
Building professional relationships is crucial to career success. Some estimates posit that over 80% of jobs are secured either directly or indirectly through personal networks. We will focus specifically on demystifying the informational interview and why they are important for building a professional network. This workshop will cover how to create a strong base of professional connections, as well as how to identify and successfully navigate in-person and online networking opportunities including LinkedIn and VersatilePhD.