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Module 5: Networking


Networking is just a formal term for meeting new people and talking about various interests including work and personal goals. Networking allows you to learn more about the industry and jobs/internships you may be interested in. It is also a way to learn about opportunities that may not be public knowledge. Additionally, connections can serve as great advocates for you during the hiring process, including writing recommendations letters, referring your resume along to a hiring manager, or putting in a good word for you. Did you know 70-80% of people find jobs and internships through their connections?

Module 5 will provide you with strategies for engaging your network and introduce to resources that will help you during this process. 

Career Academy Module 5


Watch this video, then take the short quiz a below to successfully complete Career Academy Module 5.

Q&A with Ron Delfine


Ron Delfine, Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations, outlines networking best practices and how to connect with the Heinz College community.

Quiz: Module 5

Congratulations! You've reached the end of Module 5. This is the last module of Career Academy. After you complete the quiz below, you will be eligible to receive your FREE Heinz College backpack.

Module 5 Quiz: https://heinzcollege.wufoo.com/forms/z1ivj1001455izb/ 

Remember, you must complete all 5 Career Academy modules and the Self-Assessment in order to receive your free backpack. You still have time to complete any modules and quizzes you may have missed! Deadline to complete the assignments is August 9th! 

If you have any questions or concerns, let us know at heinz-career-academy@andrew.cmu.edu.