The word 'networking' often conjures up images of standing in a crowded room trying to engage in meaningful small talk with someone you don't know. But what about when you can't be in the room? How do you go about networking and making those important connections through written communication channels?

This session will cover a broad range of topics related to networking in the digital space, including:

  • The importance of having an up-to-date digital presence
  • The use of email and social media
  • Tips and tricks for making contact through the written medium

By the end of this workshop you will have:

  • Considered what you want your online presence to be
  • Made a plan for networking with one person

Feedback from 2023 participants includes:

“The session gives clear explanations of the current digital communication in terms of different focuses, and tips for written networking.”

“The ideas covered in this course helped me realize how to approach networking.”

Attendance of at least 75% is required in order to be marked present.

May be eligible for CDS.

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