Tuesday, April 14, 2015

BSOS Career Lab - LinkedIn Workshops

BSOS Career Lab: LinkedIn for beginners
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 • 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

LinkedIn is the most powerful professional social networking site available. Have you been wondering how to get started? Attend this Lab to get started on your profile and learn how to best implement this useful tool to research career paths and network with people in your field of interest.

Career outcome: students will leave with a robust LinkedIn profile, appropriate security settings, and a plan for how to use LinkedIn.

*Note: bring your laptop or tablet to use when developing your profile. Several computers are also available on a first come first serve basis. No prior use of LinkedIn is required.


BSOS Career Lab: LinkedIn- networking and researching (advanced)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 • 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Now that you have completed your LinkedIn profile, you may be wondering what is next! Attend this Lab to gain tips for following organizations of interest, researching your major related skills, and obtain a template for crafting messages to potential contacts.

Career outcome: students will craft and send connection requests as well as networking messages during the Lab.

*Note: in order to participate in this Lab all students must have a completed LinkedIn profile and be a member of several groups (try the University of Maryland Alumni Official group or the UMD College of Behavioral and Social Science group)