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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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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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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How to Research Companies for #SUCareerWeek

Posted in , on January 28th, 2015 by .

Students walking around the career fair

By Magnolia Salas ’12 Syracuse University Career Week is next week! Be sure to leave a good impression on recruiters by doing your research before you step foot in Goldstein Auditorium for any of the fairs. No matter what fair you plan on attending, take a look at what companies will be on campus recruiting.... Read more

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Sophomore Surge: Part 1!

Posted in on September 10th, 2014 by .

Checklist

By Christina Faulkner, Career Advisor, G ’16   Sophomores! Congrats on making it through your first year! Although you might be thinking graduation is far away, you’ve seen how fast the first year went. These next three years will fly by too and you might wonder, where’d all that time go? When you get to... Read more

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Looking Ahead: Majors, Workshops, & Fairs

Posted in , , on March 5th, 2014 by .

By Magnolia Salas Spring break is around the corner and we are sure you are looking forward to a week-long rest. But as you get ready to pause, don’t pause in your job or internship search. Take the time next week to build new relationships, discuss your career aspirations with friends and family and reflect... Read more

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The Lessons I Learned At My Summer Internship

Posted in , , on September 21st, 2012 by .

By Erica Clapp, Career Services’ Student Assistant, ’14 Howdy! I’m Erica Clapp, a junior majoring in Advertising and minoring in Policy Studies. This past summer, I interned at Penske’s Corporate HQ in Green Hills, PA. I learned a ton at my internship and tried to capture some of that in this blog post. I hope... Read more

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Summer in the City…the City of Syracuse, that is!

Posted in , on September 14th, 2012 by .

By Alyssa Austin ’13 During mid-semester last year, I decided to browse OrangeLink in an attempt to find possible internships for the summer. I filled out each selection box as specifically as I could and not before long, a unique looking name called “Terakeet” was presented as the best possible suggestion given my previous answers.... Read more

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Ready, Set, Go…To The Career Expo!

Posted in , , on February 3rd, 2012 by .

By Shannon Feeney If you’re looking for an internship or full-time job, hoping to expand your network, or exploring different opportunities for life after college, don’t miss our Spring 2012 Career Expo!  The Expo is Wednesday, February 8 in Goldstein Auditorium (Schine) from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and is open to ALL students and... Read more

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A TV Junkie's Success Story: Turning an Internship into a Job in LA

Posted in , on November 8th, 2011 by .

In light of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, I’ll put it this way, I’m the 1%. But unlike the target of the Occupy Wall Street movement, I realize how lucky I am – I got a job in my industry while still studying at Syracuse. It’s rare in television to have this happen because unfortunately... Read more

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