• Keep your LinkedIn profile updated
  • Carry cards or information sheets to provide to potential employers/contacts
  • Network among your peers and with mentors
  • Refresh your resume
  • Practice "elevator" speeches about your current work and interests
  • Research the fields you are interested in and do informational interviews
  • Know what you do what and what you don't want in a position
  • Don't be afraid to ask questions
  • Practice interviewing with colleagues and friends that you trust
  • Find and cultivate a relationship with a mentor or leader who can give you honest feedback.

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