How to Create an Effective LinkedIn Summary

LinkedIn is an incredible tool to build your professional network, articulate your experiences, and even find a job! But sometimes creating your profile can be tricky. Many students especially struggle with drafting their LinkedIn summary section, despite this being prime real estate that can really catch a recruiter’s eye!

If you find yourself staring at the blank page trying to get started with your LinkedIn summary, fear not! Check out this article compiling tips, tricks, and examples from recruiters on what they look for in the LinkedIn summary of a current student.

Want some extra help? Schedule an appointment with a CES Career Advisor to perfect your LinkedIn profile and start building your professional network!

By Maya Herran
Maya Herran Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Awareness (EXLN 101)