​Networking Resources

Networking is a valuable professional skill for all Ph.D. students and postdocs to master. The resources below will help you develop and maintain a network for mentorship, career exploration, and job search purposes.

Networking Skills to Advance Your Career
In this video, Feliú-Mójer, Ph.D., Community Engagement and Outreach Manager for iBiology, discusses how networking is not about collecting business cards, but about building meaningful connections and relationships.

Networking
An article on the importance of networking by science career consultant Sara Volk de Garcia, Ph.D., published by The American Society for Cell Biology.

Networking 101: Elevator Pitches, Introductions and Netiquette
Networking can be difficult. This video for scientists covers pointers for elevator pitches, introductions and netiquette; published by The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Networking through LinkedIn and in Person: Tips on Getting Started
An article by Dolly Singh, Ph.D., on how to start building a professional network using LinkedIn and the elveator pitch; published by the American Society for Cell Biology.

Making Social Media Work for You
Information from Washington University School of Medicine and Bernard Becker Medical Library on using social media for professional purposes.

A Scientist's Guide to Social Media
An article on how to use social media to make connections, exchange scientific ideas, and advance your career, by science writer Chris Tachibana, Ph.D.; published in Science.

An Introduction to Social Media for Scientists
A research article explaining how scientists can efficiently and effectively harness online resources, published in PLOS Biology.

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