25. Follow all the companies on your “I would die to work there!” list (then seek out those who already work there for valuable connections, and perhaps informational interviews)
26. Provide regular status updates including a great blog post you just read, an event attended, influencers you had the chance to meet and informational interviews completed (be sure to include the names of the bloggers, event sponsors, influencers and those kind enough to spend time with you)
27. Go to ‘LinkedIn for Volunteers’ to discover new volunteer opportunities (and further build your soft skills, personal network and resume)
28. Search for internships on the LinkedIn job board (as of today, there are nearly 10,000 internship opportunities still listed for this summer)
29. About 6 months before graduation, start to look for work (a recent survey showed that 77% of all jobs are posted on LinkedIn!)
30. Download the LinkedIn Mobile App (because once you get hooked, you’ll want to connect even more often than you do on Facebook… yes, really)
Yes, you as a college students should be on LinkedIn. You must be on LinkedIn. And when you get there, you’ll have plenty to do. These 30 tasks will not only get you off to a great start, they’ll ensure your time on LinkedIn… is time well spent.