Game-planning for Social Media, College Admissions, and Future Employment

Previous Webinar | March 18, 2021

More than ever before, college admissions officers and job recruiters say that social media is fair game when evaluating applicants. For high school and college students preparing to proactively take charge of their future, that is great news. Learn proven, best-in-class strategies for helping students sharpen their online presence to fully showcase their skills and experiences. The Social Institute Founder and CEO Laura Tierney, Duke Career Center Executive Director Greg Victory, and LinkedIn Learning’s Paul Petrone team up to offer expert tips that any student can take advantage of right now to enhance their social media profiles and boost their future prospects.
Watch to learn:   
  • How colleges view social media for applicants, students, and alumni
  • How social networks factor into part-time and full-time job searches
  • How students can utilize LinkedIn to set themselves apart from the competition
  • How educators can embrace social media as a resource to drive student success


Greg VictoryGreg Victory is the Executive Director of the Duke University Career Center where he successfully developed and launched a “Designing Your Life” course for first-year students and oversaw the creation of numerous career and student-alumni global networking events. Greg focuses on outreach to employers and alumni across a wide range of industries and ensures that all students see themselves and their pathways represented in Career Center programs and initiatives. 


Paul PetronePaul Petrone works directly with academic institutions to provide economic opportunity for all members of the global workforce. At LinkedIn Learning, Paul empowers both students and professionals to put their best foot forward and acquire the skills they need to accomplish their dreams.