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WHY YOU SHOULD NETWORK | SEVEN MYTHS DISPELLED

“Networking” is a term that has a bad reputation in academia. It implies self-absorbed scheming.

I am talking about something different. Networking is intentionally building your professional network for success as a grad student and as a professional. Networking is an important tool for academic success.  It is part of your professional tool kit.

You already have a professional network. It comprises the people you know who share your professional interests. These are two-way connections. You give to members of your network and they give to you. Continue reading