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Article | Building a Great Student Profile
Use a professional photo and if possible, place yourself in a field-appropriate context.
Describe yourself and indicate if you are actively job hunting
Your professional bio. Tell your story and what you are seeking. Make it short and concise.
Be thorough and include accomplishments that don't fit in the resume. Suggested connections will be made based on your past experience and education.
List the college you attended, and include community college if appropriate.
Add activities, groups, leadership groups and clubs that you participated in during your college years
Join groups that match your brand. Participate in and post your own discussions to engage with others and build a presence.
Request strong recommendations from your contacts. Aim for one per experience, preferably from direct supervisors.
Customize your auto-generated URL. Promote your profile by adding your URL to your signature line, business card, and resume.
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