Link Up with LinkedIn


Feb. 23, 2021, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location



LinkedIn is an expanding digital network tool for students and job seekers! This platform is the most common way new jobs are found through its networking and employee referral capabilities. By having a LinkedIn profile companies and industries are able to research candidates and investigate potential applicants for graduate school. In this interactive workshop, you will discover how to use LinkedIn to expand your professional footprint, build a strong professional network, and open new career pathways.

By participating in this workshop you will learn:

  • Understand the value of creating a profile
  • Learn LinkedIn etiquette
  • Identify the important components of a profile
  • How to build a LinkedIn profile
  • The do's and don’ts for your LinkedIn Profile (e.g., how to craft a headline, what kind of photo should you have, customizing your URL, what should you put in your summary, etc)
  • Tips for expanding your LinkedIn network (e.g. identifying job opportunities, connecting with recruiters, publishing interesting content and articles, etc.)

Professional Development Academy Program: GCC, PGCPP

Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep

Learning Experience: Interactive

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage:  Early-Mid-Late Master’s, Early-Mid-Late Doctoral


  • Tiffany Whitehead, Corporate Executive Recruiter at Credit One Bank

Admission Information

This workshop is open to graduate students. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

Contact Information

Grad Rebel
Graduate College

External Sponsor

Graduate College