GVSU Career Center

GVSU Career Contact Bank

Would you like to learn more about a particular career field, company or job function? Are you ready to begin developing and leveraging your professional network? Then join the GVSU Career Contact Bank, a searchable listing of over 1,000 alumni professionals and employer partners who have offered to provide career advice and informational interviews to current students and fellow graduates.

The Career Contact Bank is a subgroup of the official GVSU Alumni Association group on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. Students and alumni of Grand Valley register directly with LinkedIn then have access to the GVSU Alumni Association group and the Career Contact Bank subgroup. Access to the groups is free, completely optional, and available only to approved members of the GVSU community.

Join the Career Contact Bank on LinkedIn >>

Be Resourceful

LinkedIn is all about helping people identify viable business connections. If you're not finding the exact connection you are looking for in the contact bank - get creative! Don't be afraid to post a discussion asking for referrals; chances are someone will be able to provide a valuable recommendation.

New to LinkedIn?

If you don’t currently have a LinkedIn profile, the following are great resources to help you get started!

How to Find your Career Passion

Building a great student profile

How to Network on LinkedIn

Conducting Employer Research on LinkedIn

Or, Visit the Career Resource Center for other valuable tips and tools: http://university.linkedin.com/career-services/resources

Page last modified November 27, 2013