Embracing College Students LinkedIn Profile

Embracing College Students LinkedIn Profile



Alyssa Leanne Smith


Presentation: 3:00-3:20, Kennedy Union 310



LinkedIn is a tool all college students should embrace, whether they realize the importance of it now or not. The goal of the platform is to create a professional image. It can enhance and grow an expert network, which allows students to pursue career goals. The presentation conducted will analyze not only how to update and create LinkedIn profile, but it will also give ways to continue to enhance and utilize the tool daily. Following these steps on LinkedIn will allow career seekers to organize their page and start the connection process with contacts and employers. This presentation will show best practices of how to start and maintain a professional LinkedIn profile. These steps are needed for all college students to be in the game of networking and feel confident in the way they display themselves through their professional profile.

Publication Date


Project Designation

Independent Research

Primary Advisor

Peter J. Titlebaum

Primary Advisor's Department

Health and Sport Science


Stander Symposium, School of Education and Health Sciences

Institutional Learning Goals

Vocation; Scholarship; Practical Wisdom

Embracing College Students LinkedIn Profile