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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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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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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The Most Future-Proof Career Advice Ever

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

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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Top Tips to Make the Most of Your Internship

Posted in , , on July 15th, 2015 by .

Internship panel hosted by the Lubin House and Syracuse University Career Services

By Jennifer Pluta and Lucy Rodgers A few weeks ago, Syracuse University in NYC hosted a program in partnership with Career Services called “Making the Most of Your Summer Internship.” Attendees heard from a fantastic panel of alumni, including: Josh Books ’11, Nielsen Catalina Solutions Daniel Greenberg ’13, MediaLink Josh Levy ’10, William Morris Endeavor... Read more

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All The World’s A Stage…And Teachers Are Players, Too

Posted in , on April 1st, 2015 by .

Jaimie Salkovitch '05 dancing with one of her students.

Guest post by Jaimie Salkovitch ’05 As a musical theater major at Syracuse University, I never imagined that my audience would one day be a room full of first graders from Brooklyn. After I graduated with my B.F.A., I worked nights and spent my days auditioning for shows in New York City. I loved the... Read more

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From Modern Presidency to Providing Presidential Protection

Posted in , , on November 12th, 2014 by .

Major Aaron Rittgers '03 speaks to Air Force ROTC cadets.

By Kim Brown, Assistant Director for Alumni Programs As a student at Syracuse University, Aaron Rittgers always looked forward to Modern Presidency class with Professor Margaret Susan Thompson. Little did he know that ten years later, he’d have a job that would give him a front row seat to the President of the United States, the... Read more

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