NetworkingAlumni Networking event

Networking generally refers to the process of developing and maintaining professional contacts. When it comes to the job
hunt, the more people you can connect with in the course of your job search, the broader your network, and the more likely you’ll find the job you truly want.  Networking comes down to talking and listening to people and building relationships.

The Key to Networking is Follow-up!

Networking can:

  • Help you focus on your choice of major or career- by speaking to those in your field of Making connections at the Job & Internship fairinterest.
  • Give you advice about your job search.
  • Confirm your choice of career - learn about the pros and cons from those in the field.
  • Practice your interviewing techniques - you will have an informal opportunity to explain your career goals by talking to a variety of contacts.
  • Help you locate opportunities in your field
  • Learn more about a specific organization or employers 

Learn More Networking Tips Here

New Networking/Mentorship Platform Coming in 2019!

The Career Development Center and Alumni Engagement are partnering to bring Firsthand, an exciting new on-line alumni networking and mentoring platform, to Purchase College students and alumni. Check back in summer 2019 for details!