Whether you are still attending USFSM for your degree or you are an alumni trying to begin your career, networking is essential if you want to gain connections, grow professionally and seek new opportunities.

What is networking?

Networking is a process where you begin to build a group of acquaintances and continue to keep it active through regular communication. While some people view networking as just an opportunity to give your elevator speech or hand out business cards, the foundational idea of networking focuses more on how you can help others, rather than what can you get from them.

Follow-Up Plan for Networking

Take a look at these steps, as adapted from Chameleon Resumes:

Opportunities to Network

Take a look at the Local Networking Groups page to meet up with others at events in the Sarasota-Manatee area!

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