GPPH Networking Series
Networking is a wonderful skill that can help you build a community of advocates. Having a network often leads to landing your next opportunity. By mastering a few networking elements you will be well on your way to making connections in the field of Public Health. Here are a few resources to get you started.
Approximately 85% of jobs are found through networking! Learn how to build your Public Health community through networking.
- Introduction to Networking
- The Strength of Weak Ties – a fascinating short read on the power of connecting with professionals you don’t know to make game changing career moves.
Introductory Emails and Informational Interviewing – the easiest way to begin networking:
Writing an introductory email to a professional in the field can help you build your community of advocates and grow important connections throughout your career. Learn how to start Networking in 3 easy steps:
Next, prepare to conduct an Informational Interviewing with your contact. Prepare questions to ask them so you are well prepared to conduct your informational interview over the phone.