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Networking. It's the one important word that all 20somethings hear when we begin working in the professional world. At a graduate program I attended a few summers ago, the essential underlying goal of the six-week course was to network --- network with peers and professionals alike. Everyone, no matter the age, is networking on a daily basis…even when we make new friends, no matter where we meet them. In a social media driven world, the concept of networking has taken new strides that change the way we communicate with each other, find potential work partners and get ourselves, our jobs and our goals known to one another. Especially when starting out at a job, getting to know the people in your industry and those in other industries who work closely to your own is crucial for personal, professional development.