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Making new contacts: Networking strategically

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Making New Contacts: Networking Strategically
Date: Friday,November 19, 2010
Time: 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Location: SmartTrack: Career Choices in Science; London, UK

This talk will help you find ways to make networking workfor you. Many people have negative impressions of networking, but by beingstrategic about meeting people, networking can become easier. We'll discuss themyths and realities surrounding networking and different strategies fornetworking including: informational interviewing, attending conferences,participation in professional societies, and social networking websites. We'llalso discuss some of the nuts and bolts of networking including: properetiquette, business cards, elevator pitches, and following up with contacts.

Questions? E-mail: outreach@sciencecareers.org