Networking in academia is just as important as it is for careers in industry. Scholars who are connected and collaborative enhance their chances of progressing further and faster in their academic careers. This section provides resources to understand the importance of networking, getting the most out of networking opportunities, developing networking skills, professional relationships and becoming known as a scholar in your field.
This section includes:
Why and how to network within academia
Getting the most from your conference experiences
Developing an online presence
Academic job search sites
Why and How to Network within Academia
Consult with your supervisor regarding academic and professional associations that you may want to join. Also, see the section "Careers Outside of Academia: Associations for Grad Students" to help expand your network outside of your department.
Your Online Presence
Having a strong online presence is becoming an increasingly important career building step for those entering academic careers. Articles cover why and how to develop your web presence.