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Tips for Networking

Posted by Library Blog on 04/26/2013 at 01:08 PM

The Law School, the Office of Career Development, and the various student organizations offer numerous networking events throughout the academic year and even during the summer months.  By participating in these events, you have opportunities to meet movers and shakers in the state’s legal community and non-profits as well as judges, and prominent state and local politicians.  Also, attending these networking events enables you to become better acquainted with the law school administration, faculty, and staff in attendance.

Here are some resources for you to consult for enhancing your skills at these networking events:

  • The Etiquette Edge: The Unspoken Rules for Business Success (Career, HF5389 .L36 2005) (Although the focus is on workplace etiquette, there is information on the art of schmoozing and dressing appropriately).
  • The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career through Creative Networking and Business Development (Career, KF297. K37 2008)
  • Building Career Connections: Networking Tools for Law Students and New Career, Lawyers (Career KF297 . G38 2007)
  • A Lawyer’s Guide to Networking (Career, KF316.5 .S64 2006)

If you are unsure as to what is appropriate attire at these networking events, check out the Happy Go Legal blog posts on professional attire and business casual for women and men.