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Career Services

Career Services: Employers


Networking is developing relationships with professionals for the purpose of career exploration and learning about internship, research, and job openings. Use the information provided to help you create your professional network.

Who to network with


  • Classmates
  • Coaches
  • Career panelists and guest speakers
  • Relatives (yours and those of classmates)
  • Professors/advisers
  • Current and former employers
  • Career Network (available to students in the Career Services Office)
  • Professional association members

How to build your network


  • Volunteer
  • Utilize LinkedIn and the Career Network Volunteers
  • Participate in Networking Programs
  • Talk to the individuals and groups listed above

Networking Resources

Use the Career Network
30 Second Pitch (PDF)
Job and Internship Search Worksheet
Networking Guide (PDF)
Sample Networking Email (PDF)
Outreach Email Draft (PDF)
How to build your LinkedIn profile (PDF)

Networking Programs

Job Shadow
Career Treks
Professionals in Residence


Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 781-3514
Fax: (315) 781-3515
E-Mail: cso@hws.edu

Location: The Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education is located on the 1st floor of Trinity Hall

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For upcoming events go to Handshake.

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