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Strengthen Your LinkedIn Network & Brand

Grow With Google

Get noticed and connect with anyone

About this Course

Networking is an essential job search skill. In this course, you'll learn strategies and tactics for effective networking. You'll learn to make personal connections in-person and online. You'll discover how to establish rapport with recruiters, employers, and industry professionals. You'll learn how to craft a professional narrative and elevator pitch. You'll get tips to optimize your LinkedIn profile and write emails that get replies. We give you the confidence you need to make personal connections and improve your job search.
Course Cost
Approx. 1 week
Skill Level
Included in Product

Rich Learning ContentRich Learning Content

Interactive QuizzesInteractive Quizzes

Taught by Industry ProsTaught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced LearningSelf-Paced Learning

Course Leads

Trinh Nguyen

Trinh Nguyen

Program Manager, Careers

Chris Saden

Chris Saden


Prerequisites and Requirements

  • Create a professional narrative
  • Use an elevator pitch to connect with ease at networking events
  • Optimize your LinkedIn Profile and use it to connect with others
  • Write an email that gets a response
  • Meet with industry professionals

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

Feeling intimidated by the prospect of networking? You’re not alone. Most people get a little nervous networking, but it is a skill that you can learn, practice, and master.

Effective networking is critical to your job search process. Learn how to grow and leverage the power of your professional network. People hire people, so networking is essential to the success of your job search. This course helps you build the confidence you need to get started.

Udacity partners with tech industry leaders to bring you the most comprehensive resources for your job search. Join this course if you want to be in the driver’s seat of your job search where you decide which roles to interview for and land those interviews!

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals