Career Center > Networking


​Developing and continuously expanding your professional network is a crucial aspect of exploring, launching and advancing your career. You already have a network - it includes people who know, such as family, friends, classmates, professors, employers and coworkers. The easiest way to expand your network is to build upon the relationships you already have. We can help you get started.

Networking 101

Knowing the right way to network and make connections can help you get hired and grow your career.

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Personal Brand

​​Your Personal Brand

If your resume and cover letter tell your professional story, your personal brand drives the character development. In short, it's all about "Why you?".

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LinkedIn Basics

LinkedIn is one of the most effective places to create and manage your online brand. Learn how to get started, make connections, and get the most out of this professional networking platform.

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Informational Interviews

Informational interviews can help you learn about a field, get job search advice, build your network and hone your interviewing skills.

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Job Shadowing

Job shadowing is a short-term experience that allows you to learn about a career, industry or role you're interested in. DePaul offers several job shadow opportunities each year.

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Alumni Sharing Knowledge

The ASK network connects DePaul students and graduates with alumni to explore college and professional transitions, life challenges, and university and career questions..

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