The Internship Application Rollercoaster

Posted in on May 25th, 2016 by .

By Vanessa Salman ’17 It’s that time of year again — that’s right, it’s summer internship season. You’ve perfected your resume after going to Career Services’ drop-in hours, made your cover letter a window into your professional soul, and submitted your application. A week later, you still haven’t heard back and you’re as antsy as... Read more

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Graduation and the Road Ahead

Posted in , , on May 18th, 2016 by .

The road ahead

By Emilee Smith G’16 The time has come. After four years of waking up early for classes, cramming for tests and pulling all-nighters, graduation has happened! These years have been some of the most stressful but also some of the most rewarding in your life. In four short years you have underwent a journey of... Read more

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Assembling Your Portfolio

Posted in , on May 4th, 2016 by .

Building a portfolio

By Emilee Smith G’16 Portfolios come in all shapes and sizes. Some are digital and display designs and videos while others are presented on paper, featuring art projects or written music compositions. Looking past the differing displays and varying content, there are several pieces that every portfolio should contain. Whether you are an art major... Read more

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Craft Your Resume with These 5 Tips

Posted in on April 14th, 2016 by .

A typwriter and a piece of paper that reads resume

By Emilee Smith G’16 We all have experience stressing over resumes. We know how important the resume can be when making good first impressions and securing job interviews. But how exactly do you go about creating the most effective resume? Well, I’ll tell you… 1. What is perfect? Before crafting your resume, first recognize that there is... Read more

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You have a friend in me: the importance of mentors

Posted in on March 30th, 2016 by .

Quote about mentoring on image of girl staring into distance

By Vanessa Salman ’17 In any group setting, whether it be your sorority, work, or an internship, there is always going to be someone there with more experience, more exposure, and knowledge than you. I can’t stress enough how important it is to lean on these people for guidance. It’s okay to ask questions or... Read more

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Social Media as a Career Skill

Posted in , , on March 9th, 2016 by .

Using social media to build your career

By Emilee Smith G’16 In our digital age, social media is a highly sought-after skill. Although many of us are familiar with social media on a personal level, there is much value in using the platforms in a professional manner. But with so many platforms and an abundance of information, where do you begin? Below... Read more

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Orange Central: A phenomenal chance to meet alumni

Posted in , , , on October 22nd, 2015 by .

Relive your days at SU during Orange Central 2014!

By Kim Brown ’06, Assistant Director for Alumni Programs Have you heard? Orange Central is this week! Our Office of Alumni Relations welcomes everyone to celebrate their love of Orange – and with so many alumni visiting campus, it’s an incredible opportunity for students to make amazing career connections with alumni who want to help... Read more

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The Most Future-Proof Career Advice Ever

Posted in , , , , on October 19th, 2015 by .

Marina will take over @WorkingOrange on Thursday, October 22.

By Marina Zarya, ’11; G ’13, Time Inc., Video Producer, Branding + Culture Now that I’ve got your attention with my very-catchy headline, I’ll warn you that the actual advice part of this post will be underwhelming. Ready? My advice to you, eager Syracuse University student, is BE KIND. Yes, that’s it. The job you’ll have soon... Read more

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Reflections on Spring Break in the US Capital Region

Posted in , on October 13th, 2015 by .

Vanessa Salman outside the White House

By Vanessa Salman ’17 I vividly remember the December morning I received my acceptance into the 2015 Immersion Week Program, as if it were yesterday. My feet had just touched the snowy Syracuse ground after a 5-hour bus ride from New York City when I received the email from Tracy. As I read the words... Read more

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