It's not all about who you know; it's about on what level you know them. We live in a time where most people have Facebook friends who they don't recognize and correspond daily with people they've never met via email.
Real, face-to-face, eye-to-eye contact is something that people have less and less of but still crave. If you can become a clear communicator, an active listener, and a successful networker during your summer internship, people will remember you and desire to work with you.
With practice, you can gain all those qualities, even if you're an introvert, by following these 10 keys to networking effectively with people outside your office.
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