Check out some great advice from Michele Doran, Associate Director, Knowlton Center for Career Exploration!
While having an internship at a Fortune 500 company or conducting summer research certainly stands out on a resume, not every student, for various reasons will participate in that type of opportunity. So what DID you do this summer? I am always surprised at how sheepishly students bring up the fact that they didn’t have an internship over the summer.
You’ve perfected your profile and connected with some great professionals, what else can you do? Read on to learn about three LinkedIn features that can bring your profile to the next level!
Many LinkedIn users know that skill endorsements are a good way to show off your abilities, and demonstrate that others agree you have those abilities, too.
What is Linkedin?
LinkedIn™ is your living, digital resume and “The world’s largest professional network,” boasting 300 million members worldwide. The purpose of the site is to foster professional connections—you can find people, jobs, ideas, and news to improve your professional life.
Profile Basics: What do I need?
Here’s what LinkedIn™ Suggests College Students include on their LinkedIn Profile:
◻ The Photo: a professional headshot; just you, no cropping others out, no drink in your hand.