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By John Boccacino ’03

Syracuse University Career Services is your lifelong partner when it comes to professional success, and the office is pleased to partner with the Syracuse University Alumni Association to bring the Orange Advantage professional development series to the metropolitan New York City area. Several events are planned March 9-10 as part of “Orange in the City” ACC Tournament Week.

The series of events will offer participants one-on-one career counseling, resume reviews, and opportunities to work on interviewing skills with Jenna Turman, assistant director of alumni programs in Career Services.

In conjunction with the Office of Alumni Engagement and assorted local alumni clubs, the Orange Advantage events will occur on the following dates:

  • Northern New Jersey: 8 a.m. Thursday, March 9 at the Eppes Essen Deli & Restaurant (105 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, N.J.). Cost is $10 and breakfast is included.
  • Central New Jersey: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the Salt Creek Grille (1 Rockingham Row, Princeton, N.J.). Cost is $10 and drinks and hors d’oeuvres are included.
  • Friends of Syracuse University (in partnership with the Office of Program Development): 12 p.m. Friday, March 10 at the Syracuse University Lubin House (11 E. 61st, New York). Cost is $10 and includes lunch and a panel discussion with Rosann Santos ’94 and Shemeka Brathwaite ’04 on the job search challenges and opportunities unique to African-American and Latino communities.
  • Big Apple Orange and Whitman NYC: 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 10 at the Lubin House (11 E. 61st, New York). Cost is $10 and drinks and hors d’oeuvres are included.

Additionally, at the Northern New Jersey, Central New Jersey, and Big Apple Orange/Whitman NYC events participants can enjoy the True Colors program, which focuses on your personality and how you interact with others in the workplace.

Career Services will also offer one-one-one career counseling and resume review sessions from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at the Lubin House (11 E. 61st St., New York), and from 9-11 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Monday, March 13 at the Fisher Center (19 E. 31st St., New York). These sessions are free to attend.

To register, visit cc.syr.edu/OrangeintheCity2017.

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