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Networking Worksheet

Networking Worksheet



Use this networking worksheet to help you understand how you might tell your unique story while networking.

Use this networking worksheet to help you understand how you might tell your unique story while networking.



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    • CAREER CENTER www.studentaffairs.duke.edu/career Networking Tell Your Story: An important part of networking is being able to carry on a conversation which often involves sharing information about yourself in addition to listening. You need to know how to tell your story. To begin the process of determining your story, write down eight things about yourself. Think broadly about your experience and remember that what you consider average about yourself could be interesting to someone else. Setting What do you want to share about yourself? Use information from what you wrote above to determine what your story would be in this setting. Ask Informed Questions At a professional conference Ex. I saw you were in the last session on Topic A. What were your thoughts around Topic A? At the Duke Career Fair Ex. I reviewed your position description for the Data Analyst Intern this summer and am excited about applying for the opportunity. Can you tell me about the ways interns have contributed in the past with their summer projects? Waiting in line for a Duke basketball game Ex. I see that your shirt says _______. Were you involved in planning the event, or did you attend? At a networking event sponsored by a local organization Ex. How did you become involved with this organization? or What brought you to this area?
    • www.studentaffairs.duke.edu/career Resources Events@Duke Calendar: www.calendar.duke.edu/events DukeConnect: www.dukeconnect.com Durham Networking Opportunities: www.linkingthetriangle.com Linkedin: www.linkedin.com Slideshare: www.slideshare.net Career Center Information (919) 660-1050 Smith Warehouse Bay 5, 2nd Floor career-student@studentaffairs.duke.edu studentaffairs.duke.edu/career