Networking & Informational Interviewing.

Networking involves building and maintaining professional relationships with individuals and groups who can help you learn about potential job openings, introduce you to hiring managers, and provide recommendations or referrals. It is also just about talking to people. Networking is one of the most effective ways to find a job, as many job openings are filled through referrals and word-of-mouth. You will need to know this skill since you will have to network during your entire public health career.

Here are some steps to effectively network for a job:

Remember that networking is a long-term investment in your career, and building relationships takes time and effort. However, if you approach it with a genuine interest in learning about others and helping them in return, you will likely find that networking can be a rewarding and effective way to find a job.