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Information on Networking
Networking isn't just about mingling with employers at job fairs. It also involves you getting your name out there to friends and employers. Because two out of three positions out there are not advertised, ask around to see if anyone is hiring.
If you need help exploring your options, you may find the following services helpful:
Networking/Job Clubs - MN Workforce
Whether you’re trying to find a job, get your foot in the door with a new company or industry, or explore other career options, the connections you make with other people are indispensable. A variety of networking and job support clubs offer job seekers attendance at meetings to discuss their search, gain insights into current hiring practices, network with fellow job seekers and gain support during a search. The events are offered free of charge, but may be profession/group specific or require an advance registration.
Career Development Center
Networking through Professional Associations
Every profession has an association that supports it, both nationally and locally; find yours. Most have student memberships. Don't forget to look at their job boards!
Google Advanced Search
With Google's Advanced Search, you can search for an association related to an industry, or your major. Simply put in a keyword or keywords, plus the words AND association. For example: Marketing AND association. It will take you to the American Marketing Association website.
Documents and Media
Documents, reports, and videos to help you along your career development path.
Career Development Seminars and Events of interest of St. Thomas students.
Career Center Blog
Blogging career and job search news to Tommies everywhere