PLAN Workshop: Leveraging LinkedIn for Career Exploration and Job Searching
LinkedIn has become one of the primary career exploration, job searching, and networking tools available, for both academics and non-academics alike. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of setting up a LinkedIn profile, but then consider how to best use LinkedIn to explore career options, effectively network, maximize your profile and connections, and search for a job. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or other devices on which to put into practice what they learn. Participants are also encouraged to to arrive with LinkedIn accounts created and populated with basic information.
Michelle Rodems, Ph.D., is associate director for graduate student professional development for the Graduate School. Michelle manages all interdisciplinary professional development for more than 4,000 University of Louisville graduate students, including coordinating the PLAN professional development framework of academies, workshops, learning communities, and reading groups, as well as conducting individual consultations. Michelle’s research and professional interests include teaching and learning in higher education, graduate student development and education, educational technology and social media, and professional development in higher education.
Karen Boston is a career coach serving U of L students in Dentistry, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, and Public Health. She earned the Masters in Education with a concentration in College Student Personnel from the University of Louisville and the Career Development Facilitator credential from The National Career Development Association.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Ekstrom Library, W104
2215 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208