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Best Foot Forward on Virtual Events

September 24, 2020

By Kyle Santos

In the past few months, we have seen unprecedented change all over the world. It’s easy to think that we are out of networking options since we are unable to meet with others face to face as almost everything seems to be transitioning to virtual spaces.

In fact, this can be an ideal time to virtually connect and cultivate professional relationships with...

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Five Tips for Making Meaningful Connections at Virtual Networking Events

June 10, 2020

By Johanna Seasonwein, Associate Director for Employer Engagement

1. Prep your space (and your tech)

Take a good look at the space around you. What will the people on the other side of the camera see and hear? Make sure you have a quiet space where you can close the door and let others around you know you’ll be on a video call. And check for clutter—no one wants to...

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Members of UO Alumni Association

The Digital World is Flat: Alumni Networking is Easier and More Important than Ever

June 10, 2020

By Sara Mason, Job and Internship Developer

“I’m a Duck; are you a Duck?” 

This is what the stranger who eagerly tapped my shoulder said to me while I was traveling in Switzerland, wearing a University of Oregon T-shirt. 

“Yes, I am a Duck,” I answered, and then we burst into connections about the campus, faculty, Eugene, Oregon, and more. This is the power of...

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