LinkedIn Profile Tips

Why use LinkedIn?

LinkedIn helps you learn about companies and industries, find and apply for jobs and internships, and build a strong professional network.

Did you know?

You are 11 times more likely to have your profile viewed if there is a photo.

LinkedIn Profile Checklist

  • Photo
  • Headline
  • Summary
  • Experience
  • Organizations
  • Education
  • Volunteer Experience
  • Skills & Expertise
  • Honors & Awards
  • Courses
  • Projects
  • Recommendations

Key Tips

  • Claim your unique URL.
  • Actively update your profile.
  • Complete your profile.
  • Use the alumni search tool (Go to the LinkedIn Search bar, type in GW SEAS, select “The George Washington University- School of Engineering and Applied Science”, and click “follow” to join LinkedIn’s SEAS alumni network).
  • Click here for additional tips on how to create a strong LinkedIn profile.
By Amber Samuels
Amber Samuels SEAS Career Services Fellow Amber Samuels