Up to 80% of jobs people find are through Networking!  There’s definitely some truth to the popular saying “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”  And perhaps more importantly, it’s not who you know, but who knows you.  You have to become known by people in your field not just to get your foot in the door at one company, but to keep progressing in your career.  Arguably, this is one of the most important tasks to perform during and after graduation.