Building an All-star LinkedIn Account

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

View our LinkedIn Checklist to make sure your profile is optimal for your career/internship search. This resource just scratches the surface. If you want more in-depth information, feel free to utilize LinkedIn's online course on building an amazing profile or utilize your campus career center.

View the LinkedIn Profile Checklist

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

Explore how to create a LinkedIn profile that brings your personal career story to life, whether you’re just starting out, seeking to advance, or making a career change. Instructor Lauren Jolda—head of the "Rock Your Profile" team at LinkedIn—offers tips on tailoring each section, starting with the key insight that a LinkedIn profile is unique and shouldn’t be approached exactly like a resume. Lauren covers ways to add media to a profile, methods for showcasing your career accomplishments and aspirations, and specific examples of profile phrases and language that can help inspire your personal story.

Learning Objectives:

  • Profile photo best practices
  • Creating a custom LinkedIn headline
  • Updating your industry
  • Introducing yourself in the summary section
  • Adding work experience
  • Adding skills
  • Getting endorsements
  • Requesting recommendations

Watch the LinkedIn Profile Course