Networking is one of the most effective and probably scariest ways to land yourself a good internship or your first job. In our generation, having a degree and extra curriculum will not always be the key to the first step in our career.
The power of having a good network is often underestimated by students or we realize too late that we should have worked on building our network on relevant occasions during our studies. It is not anymore about what you know, but who you know. You can literally network everywhere, but the most common and obvious places for a student to network are internship markets, career events and of course your university. You never know what valuable asset the person you meet can bring to your life.
So in case you have a career event or internship market coming up, here is a guide for you to help you take the first step in, hopefully, a valuable relationship with the company you are interested in:
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