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Networking, or the act of building and maintaining professional relationships with others, is a critical process that informs and enhances our career development throughout our professional lifetimes.  For a detailed overview of the networking process, key guidelines, helpful resources, and how to get started, please review this comprehensive Networking and Personal Branding E-Guide in addition to checking out the additional information below.

Get connected to Marymount alumni through the Saints Being Saints program
Conduct informational interviews with Marymount alumni who have registered to serve as career mentors for current students. Not only is this a great way to explore your chosen career or industry, but you’ll build connections that can help you find internships and jobs. To be connected to an alumnus, contact Krista Morasch in the Office of Alumni Relations at krista.morasch@marymount.edu or (703) 284-1541.

Get connected professionally through LinkedIn
What is LinkedIn? It’s a professional networking site that allows you summarize your professional expertise and accomplishments (think online résumé) and network with professional contacts. You build your network by inviting trusted contacts to connect to your LinkedIn profile. The network you build consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and the people you are connected with through groups linking you to a number of qualified professionals with a vast range of expertise. Access LinkedIn now.