5 Valuable Tips from Career Crash Course

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By Danchen Zhou, G’14, Career Services Public Relations Intern On Friday, March 28, Syracuse University Career Services hosted a crash course on campus providing students with five career-focused workshops.  Presenters were recruiters from IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Northwestern Mutual, O’Brien & Gere, and U.S. Secret Service.  Here are some of the most valuable tips and insights regarding... Read more

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It's Madness!

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By Shannon Feeney Andre, Assistant Director NCAA basketball teams aren’t the only ones immersed in March Madness – Career Services is too!  Every March and early April, employers will visit our campus to conduct interviews and in some cases make offers to students for internship and full-time opportunities.  The on-campus recruiting process can sometimes be... Read more

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#GECuse: Advice from SU Alumni at GE

Posted in , , , , , , on September 10th, 2013 by .

General Electric is taking over the SU campus this week! On Wednesday, September 11, GE will be here to connect with students and share information on their leadership development programs. GE will host tables in various academic buildings from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., conduct office hours in Career Services (235 Schine) from 1:00 p.m.... Read more

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You've studied abroad…now use it to stand out!

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By Christina Faulkner, Career Services’ Employer Relations Program Coordinator So you’re back in the States after a semester abroad; you’ve explored a new place, culture, and maybe a new language too. Your semester abroad can be a great leverage point on your resume and in an interview to help set you apart from other candidates!... Read more

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Career Resources Series: Use Vault.com to Score Points with Employers

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By Chuck Reutlinger, Associate Director, Career Services “Why are you interested in us? What do you know about us? Why are you interested in this position and this career path? What are your strengths? Where do you see yourself in the future?” Employers ask questions like these to see how much you really know about... Read more

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Ace the Interview: #GetHired13

Posted in on October 17th, 2012 by .

Recap by Tracy Tillapaugh Last night, Rosanne Ecker, associate director in Career Services, provided many excellent tips for those seeking new job opportunities in a Senior Session called “Ace the Interview.” With off-the-wall questions such as “What kind of salad dressing would you want to be?” it’s hard to know what an interviewer is looking... Read more

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Job search advice: how many applications led to Microsoft

Posted in , on September 11th, 2012 by .

By Jeff D’Andria, G ’12 Hi SU family! Here are a few nuggets of job hunt knowledge I picked up from being in the trenches myself for a few months. The following tips were instrumental in me landing a job with Microsoft as a University Recruiter. I really combed through my journey and came up... Read more

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With a dash of luck (…a blog post about landing a job)

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By Alison Neufang, Class of 2012 The spring semester was a rough one for me. I had one of the toughest classes I’ve taken. I was also taking the capstone advertising course. I was part of three semester-long teams, and we know how much we all love team projects. Mostly, I was just staving off... Read more

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Advice from an SU grad: the path to my dream job

Posted in , , on May 8th, 2012 by .

With graduation nearing, we know many of our seniors are knee-deep in the job search process. In this blog post, iSchool alumnus Daniel Reichert shares his perspective and feelings on looking for meaningful work – and how he found SUccess. Stress The interviewing process is stressful. It’s stressful when you put your applications out, and... Read more

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