Meet with fellow students and alumni - they may work or have worked at a company you're targeting! Don't forget the alumni community from other schools you've attended.
Start with the Vault Guide to Networking.
Goizueta Alumni Database | Emory Online Community Students can register and search the Alumni Database. Alumni lists can be created by name, geographic location, company, functional area, industry, degree or graduation class.
Heads up! You'll need to register using the "New User Sign Up" button and then choose the "Request your Alumni ID number." This is different from your student ID number. See the brief screenshots to the right, or download these quick tips.
Emory alumni chapters meet across the U.S. and internationally.
Power up your LinkedIn profile - if you need tips browse one of the recommended books below. Join the Goizueta group, and other professional groups of interest.
Check out these tips to maximize the power of Linkedin.com/alumni where you can browse "where they are, where they work, what they do."
This LinkedIn feature will filter alumni by industry, location and employer for easy browsing. Consider limiting class years to current students if you're just getting started networking. One of your fellow students in a different Goizueta program may work or have worked where you want to work!
HBR Working Knowledge: Professional Networking Makes People Feel Dirty - Carmen Nobel
WSJ: There’s a Right Way to Do Online Networking - Dennis Nishi
MBA Guide to Networking Like a Rockstar - Jaymin Patel
Associations Unlimited contains detailed listings for over 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state and local membership organizations in all fields. It also includes IRS information on U.S. nonprofit organizations
S&P Net Advantage includes in-depth industry overviews for 52 industries -- select the associations tab for a list of key associations in each industry.