How to find and engage alumni when networking

Did you know that about 80% of jobs are never advertised? To ensure you aren’t missing out on opportunities, building a strong professional network is essential.  

We know that reaching out to strangers can be daunting.  Reaching out to those who have a shared experience with you can be a less intimidating way to start.  Additionally, because you have a shared connection to alums through ASU, W. P. Carey, and any other educational institutions or professional associations, the likelihood of these individuals responding to you is stronger. 

Check out the resources below to learn how to reach out to alumni, utilize the ASU Mentor network, and make an appointment with your career coach in Handshake  to talk about how to effectively engage and make the most of this warm connection.

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