What does networking really mean (and why do people keep telling you to do it)? Developing the ability to connect with people at an in-person or virtual event, learn about their interests, and consider possible areas of overlap with your own is an important lifelong skill. You’ll gain insights into companies or organizations you're interested in, consider how to tailor your approach to applications, and maybe even discover a whole new career you haven't yet thought of.
You already have an in with 23,000 fellow graduates. The Caltech Alumni Association offers several avenues to explore, discover, and make new connections. Ready to get started?
Just a Few Ways to Network:
Caltech boasts more than 17,000 alumni on LinkedIn. Use LinkedIn's powerful tools to search by industry, company, or location.
Meet alumni in person. The CAA hosts numerous events across the country throughout the year, including faculty lectures, professional networking events, and social gatherings.
Does the old and cliché, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” really apply to Caltech? We take a look at some common misperceptions.
Career expert Elayne Chou explores effective ways to to utilize LinkedIn to expand your network in this webcast with Caltech alumni.
Career: C=Clarification, A=Action Goals, R=Relationship Building, E=Experience, E=Education, R=Roadmap
Learn about these building blocks in this webcast
That's not all!
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