10 Ways Summer Can Help You In Your Career

Posted in on June 15th, 2016 by .

How to be productive this summer

By Emilee Smith G’16 School is out for summer, yippee! But just because classes are finished and the sun is shining doesn’t mean you should take a three-month break from productivity. These summer months are a great time to get ahead for the coming academic year and gain experiences for your future career. Here’s 10... Read more

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How to Stay in Touch as an Alumnus

Posted in , , on June 1st, 2016 by .

Congrats on graduating

By Emilee Smith G’16 and Jenna Turman Congratulations, Class of 2016! The great thing about Career Services and Syracuse University is that our assistance doesn’t discontinue once you graduate. Our guidance, resources and time will always remain available to you, even after you walk across the stage at graduation. Here are a few ways to... Read more

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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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