Expand Your Network

Connect with a suite of online tools to research and expand your professional network!

These are just a few of the many reasons why people network:

  • Find an Apartment
  • Starting a Business
  • Find a Good Day Care Center
  • Find a Date!
  • Job and Internship Search

“Here’s the truth: Networking is NOT all about who you know or who knows you. Networking is all about who likes you and who respects you.”

“Networking is NOT selling, nor USING people for your gain. Networking IS an exchange of information, contacts, referrals and goodwill. Networking leads to new relationships, new opportunities and greater accomplishments.” — Networking Works! Wetfeet Insider’s Guide

  • Always reciprocate. Whether making an introduction, providing information or doing a favor. Ideas may come later if nothing immediately comes to mind.
  • Always FOLLOW UP. If a faculty member refers you to someone for a possible internship, act on the referral. If you meet someone at a conference and it seems like a fruitful connection, send them an email when you get home.
  • Maintain relationships. After you’ve followed up as suggested, let the faculty member know—keep the communication lines open and active.
  • Praise your network! When people you know do something worthwhile or merely an achievement you admire or respect, LET THEM KNOW!

When Should You Update Your LinkedIn Profile With a New Job?

Congratulations, you’ve got a new job! Maybe you’ve already celebrated with your friends and family, but what about your professional network? When should you update your LinkedIn profile with a new job? Is there a right — or wrong — …

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Job Interview Prep: A Comprehensive Guide

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7163532790871810050/ by Reno Perry (on LinkedIn)

Don’t just skim the company website.

As a hiring manager, I noticed candidates who aced their interviews did research on things like:
· industry trends
· products (even signing up to use them)
· customers
· competitors
· recent …

By Maya Sanyal
Maya Sanyal Associate Director
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Career Resources

Career Development Courses

Contact & Location


195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Monday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm

The office is closed weekends, holidays and recess days.