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How to create that perfect LinkedIn profile

Recently graduated and on the hunt for a job to jump-start your career? Want to attract the best companies to work for? Well, look no further! The experts at the University of Washington have put together this handy infographic to help you get started on your job search. Select one of the profile personas below for a more tailored profile.

Good luck on your job search and congratulations on reaching this milestone!

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Cover Photo

Use this space to show off something unique about you.

Profile Icon

Just a photo of you, no distractions.

“About” Section

Keep it informative and professional, yet short!

Experience/ Education

This is your chance to show your Husky pride. Majors, minors, GPA, student clubs, summer programs… Let future contacts and hiring managers know who you are and what you’ve accomplished.

LinkedIn Assets

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Recent grad?

Alumni are eligible for 1:1 coaching at the Career & Internship Center for two years after graduation.

Join UW Husky Landing

Be a part of the powerful professional networking platform just for the UW community! Expand your Husky network based on career, industry and interests. The platform makes it easy to import your LinkedIn profile and get started making connections. Learn more and sign up.

Keep Learning

Alumni are eligible for Professional & Continuing Education’s Lifelong Learning Incentive for up to three years after graduation.

On Snapchat?

Take some purple pride with you wherever you go with this augmented reality block W! Get our Snapchat effect.