Fair Prep

What is networking? The age-old question, asked by every college student and most adults. It’s one of those things we know is important and beneficial to our success, but we hate to do it. To lessen the burden and “scariness” of networking, try out these 3 tips.

Written by Cierra Belin, Peer Career Educator


Imagine this: You’re minding your own business in an elevator and the CEO of your ideal company or organization steps in on the next floor. What now? Do you spark a conversation, or do you miss the opportunity to truly sell yourself? With less than 30 seconds to shine, you think back to when you wrote your elevator speech for the career fair. So, you start the conversation feeling confident in yourself and what you have to say and before you know it, the two of you have exchanged information and you’re one step closer to your dream job!