We’re excited that you’ll be joining us in DC on June 5 for Wake Forest Connects – DC! Here are six tips and tools to help you prepare to shine and make the most of your Wake Forest Connects experience.
A quick guide via Prezi with reminders of what you need to know to show up ready to network.
LinkedIn is often the first place you’ll turn to find out more about new connections. Make sure your profile represents you well. For videos and information on LinkedIn visit the OPCD “Learn to Network” page.
3. Checkout – Evernote
This app helps you keep track of new contacts and connect with them on LinkedIn. Business card scanning is available for iOS systems. Learn more by reading 5 cool ways to use business cards in Evernote.
4. Plan – What Questions to Ask
It’s a good idea to have some talking points and questions prepared ahead of time to help you get the conversation started. Download this set of suggested questions.
5. Participate – in Additional Networking
Arrange to have coffee on Friday with someone you meet at the event or attend one of WFU’s 4Good Days and interact with alums further. Events opened to Wake Forests Connects participants include the Back on My Feet Runs (two locations – Spring Rd AND 2nd and E) and WFU Pro Bono Consult-a-thon. Search for the event name and register here.
6. Know – Who’s in the room
Alumni from the following companies are expected to attend:
|AARPAlvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC
American University Career
CenterAmeson Education & Cultural Exchange Foundation
Back on My Feet DC
Catholic Relief Services
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Command Holdings Group, Inc.
Congressman Frank R. Wolf
Congressman Lee Terry
CoStar Group (Real Estate)
Council of the Americas
Covance Market Access Strategies Inc
DC Public Schools
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Department of Homeland Security, Private Sector Office
Dept. of Treasury in the Office of International Affairs
DHR Holdings LLC
Direct Dermacare, Get On Social
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
George Washington Law School
Harris Moure Law Firm
International Crisis Group
Litigation Department of Paul Hastings, LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Moroccan American Center for Policy
National Credit Union Administration (Federal Government Agency)
National Gallery of Art
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Potomac Health Foundation
Presti & Company, Inc.
Red Five Security
|Representative Diana DeGette (CO-01)
Republican State Leadership Committee
SCOUT by Bungalow
The Advisory Board Company
The District of Columbia Bar
The Herald Group
The Northeast Maglev
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-8)
U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)
U.S. Travel Association
US House of Representatives – Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA-08)
Williams & Connolly LLP
Wolf Trap Performing Arts Foundation
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington