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LinkedIn is the leading professional network on the web. Use it as a way to connect with the Miami University Career Community.

  • Connect with classmates, faculty/staff, and industry professionals
  • Find new opportunities for internships and full-time positions

How to Begin Using LinkedIn

I have a profile, now what? Connect, connect, connect!

  • Start with people you know. Customize all your connection requests to employers and alumni (you must be on a laptop or desktop to do this).
  • Connect to Miami Alumni through the Miami University Alumni Association LinkedIn group
  • Connect to people you have worked with and other industry professionals for insight, advice, and opportunities
  • Join groups affiliated with your major, industry interest, and campus/community involvement

Now that you’re connected:

  • Research potential employers and the people that work there
  • Utilize your connections by conducting informational interviews
  • Realize the potential of your major?search for people with your major and discover their career paths
  • Stay in the know with current trends related to your interests
  • Engage in discussions through the groups in which you are a member
  • Discover internships and job opportunities worldwide

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