• Michelle Marchante

Job hunt? There’s an app for that

Updated: Jul 25, 2018


This column was published in FIU Student Media's The Beacon. Image retrieved from Flickr.

Michelle Marchante/Assistant Opinion Director


Keeping a job while attending school is challenging but finding a job in your professional field of study is even more time-consuming and frightening. With the amount of networking, applications and cover letters they have to fill out, students may feel overwhelmed —even with our school’s Panther JobLink— but like anything in this technology-dominated world, there is an app for that: it’s called LinkedIn Student.


The new app launched in April by the professional networking social media site, LinkedIn, to help students who are about to enter the world as new professionals while also helping them start to build their network connections. Available for iOS and Android, the new app offers students career advice based on their college, degree and graduation year.


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