What is BYU-Idaho Professionals?

BYU-Idaho Professionals is an exciting new private group on LinkedIn. The primary aim of this special group is to leverage the strength of the BYU-Idaho Alumni Network to help connect students, alumni, and professionals that are strictly committed to networking, mentoring, and developing meaningful relationships.

The connections made in this group will bless the lives of our students and alumni. Entrance into this private group and continued membership is managed by the BYU-Idaho Alumni Office. Students, alumni, and professionals must complete a few requirements before membership is granted.

Alumni and Professionals

Alumni & Professionals
Watch this short video that helps illustrate the vision of the BYU-Idaho Professionals LinkedIn Group and how you can help mentor students and develop meaningful relationships.

Students

Students
Watch this video to learn more about the BYU-Idaho Professionals Group and how you can join.

An Opportunity To Expand Your Network

Connect with top students, notable alumni, and skilled professionals interested in and committed to networking effectively, mentoring, sharing professional talent and experiences, making and sharing connections, and developing meaningful relationships.

Learn How to Network Effectively

Christopher Galbraith

Networking 101 | 5 Steps to Networking Effectively: BYU-Idaho alumni Christopher Galbraith and Mikhail Christiansen share 5 key steps to networking effectively including where to get started and common networking pitfalls to avoid.

Christopher Galbraith

Networking Through Informational Interviews: Christopher Galbraith explains how to approach networking through informational interviews. Chris tells his story of how he landed his dream job on Wall Street by conducting informational interviews.

How Do I Join?

To become a member of the private BYU-Idaho Professionals Group you will need to complete the following items. Please note that completion of these items does not guarantee group membership.

What is a Professional's Role?

  1. Watch Networking 101: 5 Steps to Networking Effectively. This video can be found above.
  2. Complete the BYU-Idaho Professionals Group Membership Request Form. A link to this form can be found at the bottom of this page.

What is a Student's Role?

  1. Have an active LinkedIn Profile with 100+ connections.
  2. Watch Networking 101: 5 Steps to Networking Effectively and Christopher Galbraith's Power to Become (P2B) Conference presentation regarding Informational Interviews. These videos can be found above.
  3. Complete the BYU-Idaho Professionals Group Membership Request Form and you will then be contacted to schedule an interview. A link to this form can be found at the bottom of this page.

To maintain membership in the private BYU-Idaho Professionals Group you will need to complete the following items. Failure to meet these expectations may result in removal from the group.

  1. Be active and engaged in the group. For example, share one article and write one article of original content, or share three articles monthly.
  2. Respond within 72 hours to all direct communications.
  3. Share with us networking success stories, challenges, and general feedback/ideas to help us improve the group.
  1. Be active and engaged in the group. For example, share one article and write one article of original content, or share three articles monthly.
  2. Follow the Five Steps to Networking Effectively outlined in the video.
  3. Respond within 72 hours to all direct communications.
  4. Share with us networking success stories, challenges, and general feedback/ideas to help us improve the group.

Request Membership