Sometimes, the Department of English Alumni Mentoring Network is not enough. Say you’re interested in a specific industry that isn’t represented there, or you’d like insider information on a particular company or you’re looking to relocate and want to start building a network in your new city. Here’s a useful article on how LinkedIn can help you connect with Illinois English alumni beyond our mentoring network.
Not sure how to write to a stranger who just happened to graduate from the same program as you? Consult our guide on how to write a “cold email.“