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As summer approaches, opportunities for recent college graduates abound. Get noticed by networking and asking a PR pro for advice. These tips—and jobs—can get you started.

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Networking is essential in PR, but it’s rarely taught in school.

Mastering that skillset often takes time, practice and an ability to shake off plenty of rejection. Although some PR pros learned how to network at a young age, for many the process is something you “stumble through.”

That was the case for education consultant, Kathryn Clowes:

I continued to stumble my way through learning to network, not realizing the true importance of it until I was in my late twenties. Students and adults alike are told that it’s not what you know but who you know that counts. Why then, aren’t we teaching such a valuable skill in school? These are formative years [when] students can start practicing and building their networks. RELATED: Leadership Communicators — Join our new LinkedIn group and get FREE tips and strategies on executive communications.

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