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LinkedIn for Students

LinkedIn is a social networking website for people in professional occupations. It is mainly used for professional networking. ┬áThink of LinkedIn as your professional Facebook. ┬áConsider it the world’s largest talent database.

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful tools you can use in your job search toolkit. But this is not just a job search tool for when you graduate; think of this as your life long career management tool.

Below are some tips that will help you create a dynamic profile that will allow you to be found and build your personal career brand.  There is also a list of LinkedIn Groups with a Boise State affiliation.

For students and new college graduates, LinkedIn is about being found, researching opportunities and connecting.

LinkedIn Resources

Helpful Handouts

Be Found by Building a Great Profile

Research Opportunities

Making Quality Connections

Boise State University LinkedIn Groups

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