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The Importance of Networking
What	
  did	
  you	
  
say	
  you	
  do?	
  
Who	
  have	
  
you	
  worked	
  
with?	
  
You’ve heard, “It’s not what you know, but who you know”.
Now explore, “It’s not who you know, but who knows you AND what you can do!”
Do you have a
networking card?
Created and Presented by: Deshawna Colvin, SOAR STEM Program Coordinator II
Organiza(ons	
  
There	
  is	
  a	
  difference	
  between	
  
campus	
  organiza;ons,	
  academic	
  
organiza;ons,	
  na;onal	
  organiza;ons.	
  	
  
Events	
  &	
  Opportuni(es	
  
Conferences,	
  symposiums,	
  
community	
  events,	
  campus	
  
events,	
  research	
  opportuni;es,	
  job	
  
internship	
  opportuni;es.	
  	
  	
  	
  
Networking	
  Materials	
  	
  
Online	
  porColio,	
  networking	
  cards,	
  
resume,	
  professional	
  online	
  
networks,	
  leDer	
  of	
  
recommenda;ons.	
  	
  
3 Important Factors of Networking
“Position yourself as a center of influence, the one who knows the movers and
shakers. People will respond to that, and you’ll soon become what you project.”
-Bob Burg
Benefits	
  of	
  Keeping	
  Up-­‐to-­‐Date	
  
•  Knowledgeable	
  to	
  make	
  
beBer	
  decisions	
  
•  Careers	
  
•  Experience	
  Opportuni;es	
  
•  Conferences	
  
•  Gain	
  compe((ve	
  edge	
  
•  Spot	
  threats	
  
•  Spot	
  opportuni;es	
  
•  Build	
  Expert	
  Power	
  
•  Leadership	
  perspec;ve	
  
that	
  is	
  invaluable	
  
•  Stay	
  Alert	
  to	
  Changes	
  
Sources	
  of	
  Informa(on	
  
•  Iden(fy	
  best	
  sources	
  of	
  
informa(on	
  
•  Mentor	
  
•  Organiza(ons	
  
•  Forums	
  
•  Conferences	
  
•  Exhibits/Compe((ons	
  
•  Face-­‐to-­‐Face	
  Networking	
  
•  Blogs	
  
•  TwiBer	
  
•  LinkedIn	
  
WHY	
  GET	
  CONNECTED	
  
CONFERENCE	
  AT	
  A	
  GLANCE	
  
Networking	
  
Lunch	
  
Exhibits	
  
&	
  	
  
Interviews	
  
Presenta;on	
  
of	
  Research	
  
Student	
  
Leadership	
  
Sessions	
  
NETWORKING	
  CARDS	
  
“Becoming well known (at least among your prospects & connections) is the most
valuable element in the connection process.”
― Jeffrey Gitomer
ONLINE	
  PORTFOLIO/PRESENCE	
  
“No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from
scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have
already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.”
- Brian Tracy
q Google Sites
q Wix
q Weebly
q About.me
q LinkedIn
YOU
WHAT	
  IS	
  YOUR	
  CURRENT	
  NETWORK	
  
Strategy	
   Planning	
  
Implementa(on	
   Evalua(on	
  
MAP	
  YOUR	
  NETWORKING	
  SUCCESS	
  

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Importance of Networking

  • 1. The Importance of Networking What  did  you   say  you  do?   Who  have   you  worked   with?   You’ve heard, “It’s not what you know, but who you know”. Now explore, “It’s not who you know, but who knows you AND what you can do!” Do you have a networking card? Created and Presented by: Deshawna Colvin, SOAR STEM Program Coordinator II
  • 2. Organiza(ons   There  is  a  difference  between   campus  organiza;ons,  academic   organiza;ons,  na;onal  organiza;ons.     Events  &  Opportuni(es   Conferences,  symposiums,   community  events,  campus   events,  research  opportuni;es,  job   internship  opportuni;es.         Networking  Materials     Online  porColio,  networking  cards,   resume,  professional  online   networks,  leDer  of   recommenda;ons.     3 Important Factors of Networking “Position yourself as a center of influence, the one who knows the movers and shakers. People will respond to that, and you’ll soon become what you project.” -Bob Burg
  • 3. Benefits  of  Keeping  Up-­‐to-­‐Date   •  Knowledgeable  to  make   beBer  decisions   •  Careers   •  Experience  Opportuni;es   •  Conferences   •  Gain  compe((ve  edge   •  Spot  threats   •  Spot  opportuni;es   •  Build  Expert  Power   •  Leadership  perspec;ve   that  is  invaluable   •  Stay  Alert  to  Changes   Sources  of  Informa(on   •  Iden(fy  best  sources  of   informa(on   •  Mentor   •  Organiza(ons   •  Forums   •  Conferences   •  Exhibits/Compe((ons   •  Face-­‐to-­‐Face  Networking   •  Blogs   •  TwiBer   •  LinkedIn   WHY  GET  CONNECTED  
  • 4. CONFERENCE  AT  A  GLANCE   Networking   Lunch   Exhibits   &     Interviews   Presenta;on   of  Research   Student   Leadership   Sessions  
  • 5. NETWORKING  CARDS   “Becoming well known (at least among your prospects & connections) is the most valuable element in the connection process.” ― Jeffrey Gitomer
  • 6. ONLINE  PORTFOLIO/PRESENCE   “No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.” - Brian Tracy q Google Sites q Wix q Weebly q About.me q LinkedIn
  • 7. YOU WHAT  IS  YOUR  CURRENT  NETWORK  
  • 8. Strategy   Planning   Implementa(on   Evalua(on   MAP  YOUR  NETWORKING  SUCCESS