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LinkedIn for Online Students

There's no denying the need to develop a professional online presence in today's job search environment. What are your recommendations for students who are just getting started with LinkedIn, which is perhaps the premier social networking site for career development purposes?

Join us this week to share your advice for model accounts, companies to follow, pet peeves to avoid, activities to be involved with, and tips for profile building. Students: bring your questions about LinkedIn, too!

This week's read-aheads:

Start Mapping Your Career with LinkedIn Alumni from Christina Allen, LinkedIn Blog

Students: Get Started with LinkedIn from the LinkedIn Learning Center

Why You Should Use LinkedIn BEFORE Graduation from Ruth Harper, USAToday College

How to Use LinkedIn for College Students from Maxwell Antonucci, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University

Establishing Your Digital Footprint from Melissa Venable, Inside Online Learning