College Of Fine and Performing Arts

Arts & Entrepreneurship Tips

Below is a selection of suggestions and advice that can be applied to networking and your professional career. 

NETWORKING TIPS

  • Be yourself
  • Be engaged
  • Ask questions
  • Bring calling/business cards*
  • Be sincere and show an interest
  • Be prepared to follow-up after the event
  • Dress for success (but wear shoes you can stand/walk in)

   *Calling/Business card: this should list your name, phone number, email address, and discipline. 

For further information and advice regarding the Networking Social Night, please contact Dean Paulk at dspaulk@wcu.edu or at WCU extension 3891. 

BUSINESS CARDS

Business Cards are a fantastic networking tool, and with websites like Moo.comZazzle.comVistaprint.com, and Overnightprints.com, printing your own personalized business cards has never been easier, or more cost effective!

For inspiration, click here to explore a selection of business cards from professional artists.

For further information, please contact A&E Certificate Coordinator, Heather Mae Erickson at hmerickson@wcu.edu or WCU extension 3595. 

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