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LinkedIn Resources for College Students

official linkedin resources for college job seekers

Did you know, only 36% of job seekers reported using LinkedIn?! And did you know that 94% of recruiters are using LinkedIn?! (According to Jobvite)

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Let’s build a bridge! I want to arm you with official LinkedIn resources to help educate and inform new job seekers on how to get the most from LinkedIn. Ready?

I think it’s time to help bridge the gap and convert more job seekers, especially college students, to LinkedIn. Now is the time to begin building a network of professional contacts and connections.

Official LinkedIn Resources for Colleges/Universities


Do you need help creating your “brand” or pimping your profile? How about how to network? You’ll find tip sheets and videos and more here!

LinkedIN student resources

Career Services

First of all, if you are a college or university career services office, you’ll want to know about this page on LinkedIn: University You’ll know you are there when you see this

linkedin university page

You will find tip sheets, videos and customizable presentations for both career services and  students to use.  This is page provides help on how to help students get the most from LinkedIn (and the career services department too)

linkedIn resources career services

The alumni tool is very cool. You can see where alumni live, work and what their titles are. linkedin alumni tool


LI alumni tool screen shot by LinkedIn

Career Services Webinars and Groups

From the same university home page, continue to scroll down so you don’t miss information about the webinars and LinkedIn groups for career services.

linkedin webcasts and groups

 Job Search Webinars

LinkedIn has webinars on how to use their tool for job search. You have to dig deep to find them because they are located within the Premium user portion… here is the link to the no-cost live and pre-recorded webinars. You do not need to be a premium user to access this information. The majority of it applies to any user!

These are two recordings:

Job Seeker Tip Sheet

Who knew…LinkedIn has this tip sheet.

Linkedin job search tip sheet


And there are more ideas and resources for getting noticed, getting connected and getting ahead here.

linkedin job search resources


Hope this helps! Let me know if you have questions or ideas for future posts!




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  • Bonnie Rauwerdink April 23, 2014, 10:41 pm

    Monster information.