An estimated 80% of jobs are never advertised. Networking allows you to tap into this hidden job market. Develop a bank of contacts. Think of everyone you meet as a potential networking contact.
How To Use LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a great website to help you network easily with those who are not in Boone, NC. These can be past employers or internship supervisors, people from your hometown, or professionals in the industry you are interested in.
Connecting With Alumni
Connecting with Appalachian State alumni can be one of the best ways of growing your network. They have been in your shoes and are often happy to help students along their career paths.