Course curriculum

    1. Introduction to networking

    2. What is networking?

    3. What does networking involve?

    4. Building your personal brand

    1. How to approach networking

    2. One-on-one networking

    1. Your LinkedIn profile

    2. Using LinkedIn effectively

    3. Online engagement

    4. Personalising your outreach

    1. Building your confidence and resilience

    1. Personal success stories

    1. Networking Q&A

    2. LinkedIn networking group

    3. Application, Interview & Internship Handbook

Practical networking and LinkedIn

  • 15 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content


City Career Series Founder & Ex-Freshfields Lawyer Jake Schogger

Jake Schogger is a qualified lawyer, career coach, entrepreneur, author, copywriter and consultant. He is the founder and CEO of City Career Series, a publishing company that has sold ~50,000 handbooks designed to help students secure City careers, including the critically acclaimed Commercial Law Handbook. He trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and now acts as a legal adviser to start-ups and scale-ups, whilst also working as a career coach and delivering career-related presentations at universities across the UK. In addition, Jake works with tech start-ups and runs a variety of his own businesses, including a creative/commercial consultancy (Fresh Perspective) and a luxury cake business (Whisk & Drizzle). For more information, visit: and or search for “City Career Series” on YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.

YouTuber & White & Case Future Trainee Ali Obeid

Ali Obeid, a non-law graduate from LSE, is best known for his highly-personal and insightful career and university-related YouTube videos, as well as the comprehensive tips and resources that he publishes on LinkedIn. Coming from a lower socio-economic single-parent family, Ali truly understands the struggles of 'fitting in' and 'keeping up' with others, which is why his content focuses on helping students to break barriers and reach new levels, efficiently and effectively. He secured a training contract at White & Case just before sitting his second-year university exams, having also interned at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and is now gearing up to study the GDL and LPC at BPP University. For more information, search for Ali Obeid on YouTube and connect with Ali on LinkedIn:

Career Coach & Ex-Magic Circle Recruiter Hannah Salton

Hannah Salton is a qualified executive coach, career consultant and former corporate graduate recruiter. She spent the first eight years of her career recruiting graduate talent for leading international corporations, including telecoms giant BT and elite law firm Allen & Overy. In 2017 she transitioned to a career in coaching and professional development, specialising in helping graduates achieve ambitious career goals. Through her personalised one-to-one and group coaching programmes, she helps people develop the skills, confidence and awareness needed to secure their dream job. For more information, visit and connect with Hannah on LinkedIn:


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