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Networking Up
10 days before sending a second email and generally do not networking for networlrings sake. Networking up mayrequire
send a third unless they respond wu to embrace discomfort as you try diflerent approaches to

enlarge your networking web, As you seek help from your
Connecting with Important People it Work networking-up connections, at some point you will be senior
In addition to networking with those in your scientific to others (e.g., asenior graduate studt), and when someone
field, it is necessary to build a network at your place of seeks advice from yum, be sure and  them the same courte-
employment. These connections allow you to have people sies and consideration  to you by your network.
you can turn to as questions arise and have allies who can
advocate for you. Take advantage of the natural opportuni- Acknowledgments
ties that arise to mingle with people. Participate in social Special thanks to Kanae Nishi and Linda Polka for provid-
functions and events. Engage in balanced conversations, ing biographical information about Winified Strange and to
then follow up. Iudy Dubno, Bill Yost, Victor Sparrow and Laura Kloepper

for helpful advice about networking.
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to join committees or participate in other administrative tasks °fe"enc° 
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