Now we want you to take advantage of their expertise and begin networking with them. Get your friends to join too and you could win an Apple Watch (more info below). Please note MDXBusinessConnect is only open to students and graduate from Middlesex University Business School.
Many of the several hundred Business School graduates signed up to MDXBusinessConnect are ready, willing and able to help you in a variety of ways. You can see from their profiles the type of support they would be happy to provide. Remember, they were all students once and fully understand the challenges of getting your foot on the career ladder, so please do reach out to them.
Among other things, MDXBusinessConnect enables you to:
Connect with Middlesex University Business School graduates at varying stages in their careers and working in a broad range of professional fields. Find graduates willing and able to coach or mentor you
Search for job opportunities or work placements
Ask graduates for introductions to professional contacts they have who may be able to offer advice, work placements or jobs. Advertise events, post photo albums and access a certain number of articles from the Financial Times for free
Share your advice and expertise with students still studying at Middlesex University Business School when you graduate.
WIN A STATE OF THE ART APPLE WATCH
To be in with a chance of winning an Apple Watch, you will need to be a member of MDXBusinessConnect. You can join MDXBusinessConnect in less than two minutes using either your LinkedIn or Facebook profile. Alternatively you can sign up using a personal email address.
You will then need to encourage as many other Business School students and graduates to join as you can by 7th May 2015,our competition deadline. Please keep in mind that the service is only open to students and graduates from Middlesex University Business School.
For every new Business School student or graduate who signs up to the platform as a result of your invitation, you will receive one ticket. The MDXBusinessConnect member with the highest number of tickets by 7th May 2015 will be the lucky winner of a state of the art Apple watch. To invite other Business School students or graduates to join, go to http://mdxbusinessconnect.com/invite where you will find LinkedIn and Facebook contacts from your class ready to invite. We will then track which users sign up as a result of your invitations.
You can also invite other Business School students or graduates to join via email. If you choose to do this, please remember to bcc firstname.lastname@example.org into every invite email that you send so we can see which of these have generated new sign ups.
Keep track of who has collected the most raffle tickets at http://mdxbusinessconnect.com/dashboard in the scoreboard under the "Most active alumni" header. The winner will be announced on MDXBusinessConnect when the competition closes on 7th May 2015 so do make sure you log in that day to see if you have won.