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How to get noticed by employers, recruiters and peers

LinkedIn is a rich database of professionals, organisations, groups and vacancies. LinkedIn has 500 million users worldwide, which makes it an important tool for your job orientation, for networking and for sharing your knowledge and skills.

LinkedIn helps you:

  • to find people who have work you pursue;
  • map out possible career paths with your degree;
  • to prepare for a meeting with someone new;
  • to learn about potential employers' employees and culture;
  • to stay updated in your field.

You can use LinkedIn and be found on LinkedIn once you have created a (minimal) profile.

Join the information session

The free online session LinkedIn: the basics interactively provides you with tips and advice for making an inviting profile.

Register for the information sessoin in UvA Corsizio. In this portal you find all training courses, workshops, information sessions and  group sessions offered by Student Services.

Video: Create a LinkedIn profile

Watch the video to optimize your profile and chances to get found:

Video: How to network through LinkedIn

This video shows you how to benefit from building up your network:

More on networking 

You can find more information about networking in general on this page.