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Tips on Networking and Informational Interviews

Networking and informational interviews are ways to find out about career options and cultivate relationships with people who can be helpful to you professionally.

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Networking Opportunities in Atlanta

  • Meet Other Georgia Tech Postdocs
  • Meet Colleagues
  • Meet People with Similar Backgrounds and Interests
    • Affinity Groups. All faculty, staff, and friends of Tech are invited to participate in the 23 official affinity groups, which include the Asian Heritage Alumni, the Black Alumni Organization, and the Women Alumnae Network.
    • Alumni Groups. Look for the Atlanta alumni chapter for your alma matter.
    • Employee Resource Groups. These voluntary employee associations, organized around common dimensions of diversity, have been designed to offer forums where like-minded employees can feel valued, respected, and celebrated.
    • Meetup Groups. Meetup helps people with shared interests plan offline events. You can find groups that focus on a discipline such as data science, running groups, book clubs, social groups, and much more.
  • Volunteer. Volunteering is a great way to network and develop soft skills. Here are a few places to start looking for an opportunity that interests you:

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