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How to Approach a Dentist for a Shadowing Request Via Cold Call or In-Person

Acquiring opportunities to shadow a dentist still seems to be a popular subject of little knowledge among dental students although it is considered the most valuable experience for aspiring dentists during their high school and or undergraduate years.

The process …

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8 tips to help college students start networking

By: Roya Lotfi

August 23, 2022, originally published in College Voices

“Networking is a great tool for students and young professionals to get their foot in the door and make meaningful career connections.

An estimated 85% of jobs are filled …

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Ed Pros+ Student-Alum Meetup

Join us virtually on November 30, 2022 at 7pm to network with Grinnell alum professionals in the areas of Education, Counseling, and Library Science. Register online here.

We look forward to seeing you there!!

By Chad Berman
Chad Berman Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director, Education Professions Career Community
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Professional Networking

Dorie Clark
View Dorie’s LinkedIn Newsletter You don’t have to be an extrovert to be good at networking, and you don’t have…

Informational Interviewing

Barbara Bruno
If you are looking for a job, considering a new career, or trying to advance in your current career, you…

Professional Networking for Career Starters

Jayla Hill
Connect to opportunity. Learn how to build and engage a network when you’re just starting out in your career. Jayla…

The Ultimate Guide to Professional Networking

Dana Robinson
The business world is constantly evolving. If you’re following networking advice from the past, then you’re missing huge opportunities for…

Super Connecting: The Secret of Professional Networking

Madecraft
Most networking advice you hear hasn’t been updated for our modern, social, interconnected world. In this course, networking expert JaMarr…

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