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Erik Andrewsen
Career Services Library Assistant
Hours (by appointment):
Tues. 2pm-4pm
Thurs. 10am-12pm
Sat. 12pm-6pm.
Hagerty Library, Room 131
em148@drexel.edu
215-895-6843.

Networking & Informational Interviewing

  1. Informational Interviewing: Web Resources
  2. Networking: Web Resources
  3. Electronic Resources
  4. Books

Informational Interviewing: Web Resources

Networking: Web Resources

  • About.com: Job Search Networking Site providing links to a variety of networking articles.
  • How to Network Your Way to a Job Wall Street Journal site providing tips about networking as well as links to a variety of articles also about how to network. 
  • CareerLab: Networking A somewhat long but helpful story about how one man used his network to find a job. Goes into a lot of great detail about the different steps involved and specifically talked about steps for introverts to take.
  • LinkedIn Alumni Page Sure, you've heard about LinkedIn and how you should use it for professional networking, but don't really know how to start looking for connections? Check out their Alumni page and take a peek at where other Drexel alums in your major or location have gotten hired!
  • Riley Guide: Network, Interview, Negotiate -- A listing of websites with helpful networking advice.

Electronic Resources

These library resources can help you make contacts for informational interviewing and general networking purposes.

  • best resourceEncyclopedia of Associations -- ELECTRONIC Do a 'Subject/Any Word Search' and browse the 'List of subjects' to select your field of interest.  This will generate a list of professional organizations in your field.  Visit the organizations website for member lists, information about student memberships, local chapters, upcoming events, career advice, job postings, etc.
  • Leadership Library on the Internet-- ELECTRONIC This digital version of the Yellow Book directories provides current directory information for government, business, professional, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Marquis Who's Who -- ELECTRONIC Use this electronic directory to find Drexel alumni by occupation and location.  Be sure to enter 'Drexel' in the College/University Keyword Search field.

Books

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