How to Create a Strong LinkedIn Profile (for Duke Graduate Students)

Your LinkedIn profile is an important marketing and communication job and internship tool. Watch this video to learn how to create a strategic and strong profile.
Interested in learning more about effectively using LinkedIn? This video is the first in a 3-part online video module series especially for Duke Graduate Students – Read below for more information and how to join.

No matter what your career path, an effective LinkedIn profile can help you manage your professional identity online. Whether you’re starting from scratch or have a basic profile completed, this workshop can help you polish your profile and leverage LinkedIn as a networking and career research tool. Designed specifically for Duke graduate students, this workshop is offered completely online and is available anytime. There are three video modules (approximately 10 minutes) and two exercises. Students who complete the entire workshop can submit their profiles for review by a Career Center advisor and join a LinkedIn group of certified Duke users. This workshop is a collaboration between The Graduate School and Duke Career Center.

To join the workshop, hosted in Sakai,
1) Log in to Sakai ( with your NetID and password.
2) Click the “Membership” link in My Workspace, then the “Joinable Sites” button.
3) Search for “LinkedIn” to find the LinkedIn for Grad Student site.
4) Click the “Join” link below the site title.




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