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Hub Workshop: Networking 101

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
5:00-6:00 PM
Virtual
Why spend time on networking? Career networking assists in learning more about fields you’re interested in, job searching, and advancing your career. In fact, LinkedIn reports that 61% of professionals agree that regular online interaction with their professional network can open up possible job opportunities. How to introduce yourself, grow authentic connections, and build an active network is the subject of this career-building workshop.


This hour-long workshop will consist of a live virtual discussion led by Hub coaches, individual work time, and a video introduction into LSA Connect, the college’s career networking, and mentoring platform.


You should attend this workshop if you are:
- A liberal arts and/or sciences (LSA) student
- New to networking or hoping for some additional pointers
- Torn between career paths or wanting to explore your career interests
- Seeking tips on how to introduce yourself to professionals in industries you’re interested in exploring
-Looking to form long-lasting connections with potential mentors

What you’ll gain by attending:
- Learn about the overarching purpose and goals of networking
- Discuss your concerns around networking and strategize on how to address them
- Identify what networks you already have access to and who you want to connect with
- Brainstorm effective introductory messages to grow your network

Interaction Level: Moderate
- Video and audio presence is preferred
-The event will be a mixture of interactive activities and passive viewing.
NOTE: Students who cannot participate as recommended are still encouraged to attend

RSVP now to reserve your spot! The link to join this workshop will be emailed to you after you RSVP.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. This event will be hosted on Zoom and can be accessed by phone or computer. Presentation materials may be shared in advance if requested, and live captioning will be provided. To request other accommodations please contact Paige Baker at paigebak@umich.edu or 734.763.4674. so we can make arrangements.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Website:
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Career, Networking, Professional Development, Virtual, Workshop
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Opportunity Hub