Networking Career Development Assignment

For this assignment, you must first complete the following tasks:

  • Build a 90% complete profile on LinkedIn (Optional step but highly recommended resource)
  • Research professional organizations within your degree field (Healthcare Administration).
  • Make a list of people who could serve as professional mentors or career coaches for you.

Then, develop a well-written paper that addresses the following topics:

  • Describe the role that networking can play in your professional life.
  • Explain what you’re doing to keep your “professional brand” consistent across social and professional platforms.
  • List at least two professional organizations within your degree field and describe the value you could gain by becoming a member of these organizations.
  • Discuss the steps you could take to develop a professional connection with a mentor or career coach.


  • Your paper should be 2-3 double-spaced pages including introduction and conclusion.
  • Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references.
  • In-text citation used throughout the assignment and APA-formatted reference list.
  • Please no plagiarism and sources should be 5 years or less.
  • Include headings organize the content in your work.