Presentation on theme: "5 ways LinkedIn can help you build a professional brand and launch your career Presented by Mary Jo Borden, UT College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences."— Presentation transcript:
5 ways LinkedIn can help you build a professional brand and launch your career Presented by Mary Jo Borden, UT College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Agenda What Is LinkedIn? Build a Professional Online Presence: Profile Add Connections with “Warm” Contacts and Alumni Research Companies, Groups & Industries Still Undecided? Explore Options Find Relevant Jobs and Internships: Student Jobs Portal
64% outside the U.S. Who Uses LinkedIn? 225M + professionals 2.9M + companies 150 + industries Executives from every Fortune 500 60K + college and university alumni groups company 30M + students and recent grads
1. Professional photo of you alone 2. Headline with area of study, research and/or career ambitions 3. Keyword-rich summary that includes type of positions you are seeking 4. Inclusion of volunteer activities, internships, and extracurricular and leadership roles 5. Recommendations from professors, advisors, internship colleagues and supervisors Profile Tips for Students Connect with me and I’ll review your Profile!
Build a Professional Online Presence: Your Profile
Add Skills and Expertise Enter Keywords, then Search
Mary Jo Borden B.S.P.S. Internship Coordinator The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Frederic & Mary Wolfe Center / HEB 155-J Toledo, OH 43614 Phone: 419.383.1948 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@utoledo.edu Connect with me on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/maryjoborden http://www.linkedin.com/in/maryjoborden