Networking Vital to Career Strategy



85% of all jobs are filled via networking, according to a 2016 survey conducted by Performance-Based Hiring, so don't wait until senior year to make it part of your career strategy! Start connecting NOW with prospective employers (and friends of prospective employers) to lay the groundwork for ongoing lines of communication.

Here are some great ways to get started:

The Fogelman Internship Network - FIN
Connect online with Mid-South region business partners for internships and full-time employment opportunities.
Create your FIN profile now!

Workshops and Training Programs
Many of these are scheduled through the Professional Development Center and are often co-hosted by local business partners. Be sure to watch the weekly FCBE Career e-Newsletter for announcements.

Fogelman Internship & Career Fair
Connect with employers from over 60 companies in one afternoon!

Information Sessions
Hear directly from employers about career paths and opportunities within their organizations.

Meet & Greets
Connect with potential employers one-on-one in an informal setting.

Community Service
Serving in your community often places you alongside individuals you would not otherwise meet.

Links to help you map out your strategy:
Networking to Your Advantage
Networking Event Preparation

Contact professional@memphis.edu for more information.