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LinkedIn Resources

LinkedIn is a professional social networking tool that is instrumental in helping you build your online brand. Below are several resources that can help you build and best utilize your LinkedIn!


General Tips for your LinkedIn:

  • Use industry keywords in your profile
  • Post a professional individual photo of yourself
  • Connect with other professionals and include a personalized message encouraging them to connect with you
  • Include your student leadership and volunteering
  • Consider including relevant courses on your profile
  • Customize your Headline and profile URL
  • Include your LinkedIn profile link in your resume heading and e-mail signature
  • Search for alumni in your chosen filed through the Alumni section of the University of Mississippi page
  • Follow various LinkedIn groups in your areas of career interest
  • Request endorsements from supervisors, mentors, professors, and co-workers for your Skills & Endorsements section

LinkedIn for Students: Top 5 Profile To-Dos


Your LinkedIn Profile Tip Sheet

Other Resources for LinkedIn