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Video: ‘Mocktail’ Event Teaches Students Networking Skills

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MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss. (WCBI) – It’s not what you know, its who you know.

Local professionals helped Mississippi State students improve their networking skills this evening. The College of Business hosted tonight’s Mocktail exercise.

The cocktail atmosphere helped the business students get a realistic look at how professional conversations in a social setting can lead to major moves in a career field.

Tonight’s event was part of a two day series called Career Chats. 25 guest speakers, mostly alumni, are sharing their stories and business successes as well as offering valuable advice to the next generation of young professionals.