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Your LinkedIn profile is your connection to over 60 million professionals in the business world. Use it to show the world who you are. To help the world find you. This network will not just help you find a job, but GET a job. Connect with professionals in your field.  Join Professional Associations related to your career interests.  Move out and move up...

Tell your story. Your LinkedIn profile is an interactive business card. Use it to describe your summer jobs, internships, volunteer positions, or personal passions. You've already accomplished a lot. Now it's your time to shine.  

LinkedIn Photo Studio

Building a strong LinkedIn profile starts with a professional headshot.  It is your first opportunity to make a good impression on prospective employers.  Make the photo current and professional.

Given that our staff is now working remotely, we cannot offer in-person headshots, but you can read about how to take your own headshot here

You should be dressed to impress (professional business attire).  

Did you know? LinkedIn profiles are often one of the first results in Google search. Make this work for you. If your name is searched, be sure your profile looks its best.

Helpful Resources for creating a dynamic profile

10 Slides in 2 Minutes

Don't have a lot of time?  Click here to get a quick and powerful overview of why this is important.

Don't make your first impression your last

You are seven slides away from knowing how to create the perfect profile.

New Career Tools from LinkedIn

LinkedIn Jobs - start your job search
LinkedIn Internships - find hands-on experience to jump start your career
LinkedIn Salary Information - Discover your earning potential
ProFinder - a freelance marketplace where you can sign up to find project based work. LinkedIn is frequented by professionals looking to hire experts in areas like design, writing or software engineering. Sign up TODAY!
Use LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job Before You Graduate (Word Download File)

Join SUNY Oswego Career Services Linkedin group - we provide a great bridge between you and the employers we have a relationship with.