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Utilizing LinkedIn

Find LinkedIn resources that will allow you to better utilize the platform and better prepare you for your job search and broader career development.

Join the City Year Alumni Association on LinkedIn

  1. Request access to the City Year Alumni Association group on LinkedIn and start building connections with more than 6,000 alums.
  2. Once connected, search members and utilize filters to help you narrow your search, such as the city where you live (or want to live); industries and organizations you are interested in or affiliated with; colleges or graduate schools you are applying to and other search criteria.
  3. Check out the resource guides below for guidance in making connections to the alumni community and other tips for using LinkedIn.

Resource guides

LinkedIn guide for AmeriCorps members and alums: covers topics such as tips for building your profile, the difference between a résumé and LinkedIn profile, networking and joining groups, setting up a targeted search to identify City Year alums in your career path of interest and more.

The student’s guide to LinkedIn: Explore why LinkedIn matters as a student, how to create your LinkedIn profile, how to use LinkedIn to network and how to use LinkedIn to find jobs and internships.

The LinkedIn Guys profile checklist: a LinkedIn profile guide designed by former LinkedIn insiders. Get found by recruiters searching for your skills, amaze hiring managers preparing to interview you, attract job opportunities and more.


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