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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.  Think of LinkedIn as your professional Facebook.  Consider 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.

Start your Career LinkedIn for Students

In this video, learn how to get started with LinkedIn. A video transcript is available.

LinkedIn Resources

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.

Helpful Handouts

Be Found by Building a Great Profile

Research Opportunities

Making Quality Connections

Boise State University LinkedIn Groups

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