|EPFP Networking Challenge: December|
EPFP Networking Challenge
Did you know that all EPFP Fellows and alumni have access to the entire EPFP directory? This houses the contact information for more than 8,500 alumni in all 50 states and more than 300 current Fellows.
As a member of the EPFP community you're encouraged to use the network to connect with other EPFP Fellows and alumni in your field or state, or to reconnect with members of your cohort. The directory can be used for more than just job searching--you can reach out to folks to collaborate on projects, get to know people in a new area, or ask for expertise or advice on a topic you're interested in. You can think of EPFP as another alma mater; far more often than not, EPFP alumni are excited to meet others who have shared in the same experience and have a passion for education.
An email is only the first step! Invite a fellow member of the EPFP network to coffee to chat about each other's work and interests. This person could be:
Here are some tips for how to make your coffee "date" beneficial for both of you:
Share your EPFP Networking Challenge progress with us!
We want to know how you're doing on the Networking Challenge and learn about the new contacts you're making! Tweet about your Networking Challenge experience using the hashtag #epfpnetwork and be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card and be recognized at the 2017 Washington Policy Seminar!
Questions? Ideas? Thoughts? Contact Sarah McCann, National EPFP Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.