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Books from the CPD Lending Library

Check out books from the CPD Lending Library. To check something out, visit our office in G-9556 or email us with your request.

Make Your Contacts Count: Networking Know-How for Business and Career Success
By Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon

Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected
By Devora Zack

Networking Opportunities at UR

Join the SMD's Graduate Student Society or Postdoctoral Association

Join the UR SMD Grad Alumni group on LinkedIn

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)

Second Friday Science Social

Other Activities and Organizations

Online Resources and Books


Building Your Professional Network through Involvement
From Bio Careers, by Lauren Celano

Essay on Writing the Introductory Email
From Inside Higher Ed, by Paula Wishart
Tips on contacting people for the first time for an informational interview, networking, etc.

How to Network Effectively
From Science Careers by Elizabeth Pain, October 27th, 2015
An inventory of Networking strategies, tips and tricks for researchers.

Informational Interviews
From the NIH


Power Networking: 59 Secrets for Personal & Professional Success
By Donna Fisher and Sandy Vilas

Webinars from the NIH

Expanding Your Career Networks

Networking! Networking! Networking!


Elsevier Researcher Academy: Networking
Tips on building and maintaining a network within your research community