Internship and Employment Opportunities

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to offer Career Conversations, a year-long series of events and speakers designed to engage students in their own career exploration process, and build awareness of the benefits of a liberal arts degree in a myriad of career paths, professional fields, business, and the public sector. Please check this page often for Career Conversation events and happenings and current news in the Career world.


URP 270: Experience Credit Syllabus (1 credit)(+)

Semester: Fall 2016

Instructor: Bill Coplin

Office: 102 Maxwell Contact: Email Course Administrator Patty Terhune taforurp470@gmail.com

Office Hours: by appointment depending on student schedule

Course Description:

URP 270 is a skills-based hybrid course requiring 45 hours of work at a supervised site and a series of written online assignments. The assignments specified below will help you to reflect on your internship experience and personal progress in areas of the 10 Skill Sets identified on the last page of the syllabus. Offered in cooperation with the College of Arts and Sciences Advising office and SU Career Services and implemented by the Public Affairs Program, this experience will help you prepare to pursue a rewarding career path once you graduate. This course is only offered PASS/FAIL.

Eligibility Requirements

This course is open to all undergraduates at the University who have secured an internship that requires 45 hours of work supervised by someone at the organization providing the internship experience. It counts as an upper-level Arts and Science elective credit.

Learning objectives:

The learning objectives listed below are described in the SkillsWin! 10 Skill Sets.*

1. Taking Responsibility

2. Developing Physical Skills

3. Communicating Verbally

4. Communicating in Writing

5. Working Directly with People

6. Influencing People

7. Gathering Information

8. Using Quantitative Tools

9. Asking and Answering the Right Questions

10. Solving Problems

For more information, please see the course syllabus.

URP 470: Experience Credit Syllabus (3 credits) (+)

Semester: Fall 2016

Instructor: Bill Coplin

Office: 102 Maxwell Contact: Email Course Administrator Patty Terhune taforurp470@gmail.com

Office Hours: By appointment depending on student schedule

Course Description:

URP 470 is a skills-based hybrid course requiring 135 hours of work at a supervised site and a series of written assignments submitted online. The assignments will help you to reflect on your internship experience and personal progress in areas of the 10 Skill Sets identified on the last page of the syllabus. Offered in cooperation with the College of Arts and Sciences Advising office and SU Career Services and implemented by the Public Affairs Program, this experience will help you prepare to pursue a rewarding career path once you graduate.

Eligibility Requirements

This course is open to all undergraduates at the University who have secured an internship that requires 45 hours of work supervised by someone at the organization providing the internship experience. It counts as an upper-level Arts and Science elective credit.

Learning Objectives:

The learning objectives listed below are described in the SkillsWin! Database (http://database.skillswin.com) or Bill Coplin’s 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College Revised Edition 2012.

1. Taking Responsibility

2. Developing Physical Skills

3. Communicating Verbally

4. Communicating in Writing

5. Working Directly with People

6. Influencing People

7. Gathering Information

8. Using Quantitative Tools

9. Asking and Answering the Right Questions

10. Solving Problems

For more information, please see the course syllabus.

Smithsonian Latino Center(+)

ATTENTION GRADUATE STUDENTS

Apply to:

Latino Museum Studies Program
July 3 - August 11, 2017
Deadline March 15, 2017

Areas of focus include:

  • Anthropology
  • Archival Science 
  • Art History
  • Colleections Management
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curatorial Practice 
  • Design Studies
  • Digital Arts
  • History
  • Museum Studies
  • Public History
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies
  • Visiual Arts

For more information and application visit
http://latino.si.edu/education/LMSP
The program received federal funding from the Smithsonian Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center. 

AkzoNobel Position Openings(+)

AkzoNobel is a global chemicals company headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands with its Americas headquarters in Chicago. AkzoNobel is located in 80+ countries, has 47,200 employees, and 200+ production sites.  For entry level openings, visit their career website. If you apply for a position or have any questions, please contact us at cascareerservices@syr.edu


Chemist RD&I – multiple locations (NC, VA, OH, PA)

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts approved laboratory procedures to accomplish project goals
  • Performs laboratory analyses on a wide range of products and materials
  • Designs experiments to characterize the chemical and physical properties of materials
  • Conducts experiments to improve upon or to duplicate various materials and substances
  • Interprets requests, specifications, and performance and compliance issues and applies them to lab work assignments in a complete and accurate manner.
  • Engages in research to develop new methods of processing or production
  • Records results and write reports for management review
  • Analyzes findings and compile reports regarding procedures and results
  • Runs pilot tests for product improvement or development
  • Communicates project progress to process and work owners
  • Adjusts work procedures to meet the management team’s requirements
  • Cooperates with all levels of management with respect to lab work assignments and field problems
  • Performs domestic and international travel as needed
  • Recommends measures to improve product development methods, product support, and quality of product
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of labor saving techniques to increase lab efficiency
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems and assists co-workers in solving work problems
  • Maintains accurate and complete lab workbook, formula, and lab worksheet records
  • Enters accurate and complete formula information into the computer system as required by company policies
  • Maintains the assigned work area(s) in a clean, orderly and safe manner
  • Confers with supervisor to coordinate activities of the department

Education:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university

Color Matcher RD&I – Troy, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Measures colors, performs visual evaluation of car parts collected, create the color variants and in the database and assures the color formula development of variants and new colors is executed on time for Vehicle Refinish Commercial Vehicle Markets and the SIGN market.
  • Maintain or expand assigned Original Equipment Manufacturer/Commercial Vehicles contacts as needed to obtain required information
  • Maintain accurate color information in databases
  • Process, analyze, and resolve customer color complaints
  • Maintains the status of complaints in database; communicates with internal customers (e.g. field support) on progress and results of complaints analyses
  • Reports to group leader on all color activities
  • Contribute to color documentation as needed by submitting accurate and timely information for assigned car makes and/or commercial vehicles to publisher
  • Supports color global with the development of new tools, procedures and methods related to the information collection and evaluation process
  • Follow all AkzoNobel quality, safety, environmental and health standards

Education:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university

R&D Technician – multiple locations (TX, NJ, NY, NC, IL)

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of new and improved paint film products
  • Perform laboratory evaluations to assist in the development of new films, coatings, and adhesive formulations
  • Conduct lab work in developing new colors, new appearances
  • Operate test equipment used to evaluate product functionality and performance in support of development efforts
  • Document/communicate laboratory results clearly and concisely via use of laboratory notebooks, reports, presentations, etc.
  • Effectively use all available resources (computer, library, and other departments) to accomplish objectives.

Education:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university

Production Planner – multiple locations (NJ, NC, OH, MI, TN)

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and establishes the production schedules for assigned process areas and associated products.
  • Monitors material inventories including finished goods, raw materials, and packaging for assigned processes
  • Tracks progress of production and updates schedules as necessary. Communicates schedules to plant personnel and tracks factors which affect production
  • Works closely with production supervision and plant personnel to ensure product is produced and packaged to meet customer requirements
  • Interfaces with customer services representatives, sales and marketing personnel, and other AkzoNobel personnel (on-site and off-site) concerning product availability
  • Creates process orders, initiates purchase requisitions, and runs MRP periodically during the day
  • Prepares various production and inventory reports as required
  • Participates in various Site management teams and projects

Education:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university


CRM Data Analyst – Marketing – multiple locations (MI, OH, WI, TX)

Responsibilities:

The primary role of the CRM Data Analyst will to facilitate the use of Microsoft Dynamics to support the digitization and optimization of workflow processes across AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes NA with the goal of improving productivity, reducing costs, and improving sales and customer support. This person will assist with rollout, training, and support of all data activities related to CRM.  In addition, the CRM Data Analyst will ensure data input and reporting outputs are clean and work with end users to implement best practices.

  • Manage integrity of all data in Dynamics for CRM and back-office applications
  • Data Entry – user creation and user rights administration, account integrity verification, pipeline reporting
  • Support the e-Business  Manager in providing analysis, reporting and improvements of existing CRM strategies
  • Internal Marketing & CRM applications configuration, workflow development, role maintenance, module builder, reports, etc
  • Assist in the evaluation of requirements and the formulation of related recommendations
  • Assist with rollout, updates and user enablement of the selected CRM solution to the NA field force
  • Create user documentation for training and support
  • Assist in the creation, enablement and maintenance of a support organization for CRM activities
  • Assist other departments (Sales, Distribution, Finance…) when needed as a Data analyst to support the creation and maintenance of database and Excel driven tools
  • Be backup for Dynamics CRM back office activities
  • Assist with E-Commerce activities, may include helping with Websites design and maintenance

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline

American Junior Golf Association Internships 2016(+)

The AJGA is looking for talented and well-rounded applicants to work in an entry-level position as communications or tournament operations interns and travel throughout the United States to help conduct national junior golf tournaments. The AJGA looks for qualities such as:

  • Hard-working individuals
  • Positive attitudes
  • Energetic personalities
  • Responsible individuals
  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Dedicated to the job/task at hand
  • Driven
  • Creative

To apply:  http://www.ajga.org/careers/#HiringProcess

Ernst & Young (EY) Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST)(+)

Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST)

EY, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.


Title: Staff Analyst
Location: Washington, DC
Practice: Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST)
Description:  EY’s Quantitative Economics and Statistics practice (QUEST) invites seniors and recent graduates to join our team. QUEST is a group of economists, statisticians, and other professionals that assists EY’s clients with a variety of sophisticated quantitative analyses. Our team provides clients in a wide range of industries and geographies with policy-focused economic analysis, statistical sampling, surveys, and other quantitative analytics. QUEST also functions as one of EY’s internal think tanks, providing analyses of important issues to inform our clients’ business strategies.
QUEST offers analysts the opportunity to work with a unique combination of leading economists at the forefront of public policy debates, statisticians designing cutting-edge sampling techniques, and survey specialists developing innovating approaches to collecting information from businesses and customers. The learning opportunities provided at QUEST through a diverse set of experiences complement both a dynamic work environment and on-the-job training.
Responsibilities:
Areas of responsibility for new staff vary and include:

Providing quantitative analyses of tax, healthcare, industry, international trade, and regulatory policy issues;

Working in teams to model the economic impact of industries, companies, and new facilities;

Writing reports that evaluate the cost/revenue implications of proposed tax policies;
Teaming with other EY analytics professionals on data analysis, manipulation, visualization, and statistical modeling;
Performing statistical sampling to estimate various state and federal tax amounts, achieve compliance, and provide litigation support;
Survey design, implementation, and analysis to monitor industry trends, corporate performance, and leading practices; and
Designing models and programming in SAS and Excel.


Requirements:
Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, statistics, and/or other quantitative disciplines. Other qualifications include:
Excellent analytical and communication skills, both written and oral;
Superior attention to detail;
High level of academic performance (3.5 GPA and above recommended);
Ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment;
Relevant experience through summer employment or research internships; and
Willingness to learn new skills and take on a high level of responsibility for client work and group development initiatives.

To apply, please:
1. Submit your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript to Liz.Larimore@ey.com; and
2. Complete the online application at http://www.ey.com/us/apply .
3. Complete the Recruiting Candidate Preferences Form (http://response.ey.com/CSG3/?CPnortheast) [First location preference: Washington DC; First industry and service line preference: NTD-QUEST].


Deadline to submit an application is September 25th, 2015.

Literacy AmeriCorps Position Openings(+)

Recent Syracuse University graduates are invited to apply for current openings with Literacy AmeriCorps and gain the opportunity to serve, learn and build a resume for the future. For more information, visit the website.

Pfizer(+)

Whatever your Path, Pfizer has a career for you.

Wherever you are on your career path, Pfizer has opportunities to help you fulfill your goals and reach your destination.

At Pfizer, you will have the opportunity to work for and with some of the most talented professionals in any field and in any industry. We have the facilities, resources, technology and spirit of discovery to carry out and conduct the world’s most advanced science and medicine and solve some of the world’s most complex health challenges.

You will work for an organization that earns respect from society by acting with integrity and driving efforts all over the world to help patients, protect the environment, and foster economic growth.

You will work in a culture that encourages innovation and thoughtful risk-taking, emphasizes trustworthy, collaborative work relationships and strives to give each colleague the support and resources necessary to build a successful, meaningful career.

Learn where a Pfizer career path can take you. Explore our current opportunities.

Principal Scientist - Veterinary Pathologist

Associate, Cloud Application Development

Siemens Healthcare Division Openings(+)

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Healthcare Division develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.  As a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.  

For more information, please visit the Siemens healthcare website.

Biochemist 1

Biochemist, Staff

Competitive Marketing Specialist

Biochemist - Mfg Batch Record Auditing

HR Generalist (entry level)

Biochemist 2

Research Scientist - Deep Learning

Cyclotron Engineer

Healthcare Field Engineer Apprenticeship

Research Scientist Vision Technologies & Solutions

Staff Clinical Applications Scientist

For additional opportunities visit the Siemens website.

Tessella: Position Openings(+)

Tessella

Data Scientist – Life Sciences / Pharma – Boston MA

Tessella is a global analytics, software services and IT consulting company that works with some of the world’s leading organizations in pharmaceuticals, energy, consumer goods and the public sector. We use our unique blend of science, engineering and sector expertise to deliver innovative solutions to complex real-world challenges.  We are proud that our work makes the world a better place to live in, from developing smarter drug trials to controlling the orbit and attitude of satellites. We work with some of the biggest names in pharmaceuticals, energy, consumer goods and the public sector, including AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Unilever and more.

The Role - A career at Tessella offers a unique opportunity to combine data analytics, domain knowledge and technical skills. Projects are varied and challenging and can span a range of activities, including:

  • Working closely with our customers to help identify and define their requirements.
  • Helping our customers understand and make use of their data to improve their processes and inform their decision making.
  • Helping design and develop tailor made software solutions or tools.
  • Getting involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle.

The successful applicant will work with pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences industry clients in the Boston and New Jersey areas. Opportunities to work in other industries and locations may arise in the future.

About You - To succeed in this role, you should have:

  • BS (min GPA 3.5) or MS or PhD in science, engineering or math, with a focus on life sciences. A degree in biology, chemistry, bioinformatics or similar would be ideal.
  • Understanding of data and the ability to interpret huge volumes of data to draw conclusions.
  • Software development experience in one or more of the following: Java, R, Python, C, C#, C++.
  • Experience of the life sciences / pharmaceutical industry (e.g. an internship, academic project or commercial experience) would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical solutions to customers and colleagues from all backgrounds.

Software Developer / Analyst – Recent Graduate / Oil and Gas – Houston, TX

The Role - A career at Tessella offers a unique opportunity to combine science, software engineering and data analytics. Projects are varied and challenging, and may include:

  • Working closely with our customers to help identify and define their requirements.
  • Helping design and develop tailor made software solutions.
  • Getting involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle.
  • Helping our customers to better understand their data to improve their processes.

The successful applicant will work with oil and gas industry clients, both upstream and downstream, in the Houston area. Opportunities to work in other industries and locations may arise in the future.

About you - To succeed in this role, you should have:

  • BS (min GPA 3.5) or MS or PhD in science, engineering or math.
  • Programming skills in one or more of the following: Java, Python, C, C#, C++.
  • Software development experience, ideally in the oil and gas industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical solutions to customers and colleagues from all backgrounds.
  • A background or work experience in oil and gas exploration would be an advantage, as would a degree in geophysics, geotechnical/petroleum engineering, or similar. Any experience in lab automation and electronic lab notebooks would also be useful.

Uncommon Schools Position Openings - Rochester, Troy, and Boston(+)

Uncommon Schools, a network of 42 high performing college-prep charter schools, is looking for motivated educators to join its Rochester team in the following areas:

Elementary Teachers - reading specialist, co-teacher, art, special education

Middle School Teachers - math, science, ELA, art, ESL

High School Teachers - Science, Spanish.

Recent Syracuse University graduates and alumni are invited to apply. Uncommon Schools invites applicants who are passionate about closing the opportunity gap; excited to learn best practices and use proven educational methods to change lives; open to feedback and always working to improve yourself and your craft. For more information, see the flyer and visit the website.


Events


Fall 2015 Career Week - Sept 23 - Oct 1(+)

Save the Dates –


September 23 – October 1
Fall 2015 Career Week

Wednesday, September 23

Local Internship Fair, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Center

Monday, September 28

Engineering Career Connections Fair: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Carrier Dome

iCareer Day: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Carrier Dome

Whitman Career Fair:  5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Carrier Dome


Tuesday, September 29

Syracuse University Career & Grad School Fair: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Carrier Dome

Diversity in the Workplace: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Carrier Dome

Wednesday, September 30

Networking Night with the Econ Majors:  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Strasser Legacy Room


Thursday, October 1
Law School Fair:
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Panasci Lounge

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair(+)

Planning to apply to Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences?  You are invited to attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on Sept. 10.

The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admission questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions from across the country.  Register now to attend the free virtual fair to learn more about Graduate Schools of Biomedical Sciences programs.

Register Here


In the News


Recent Alumnus Publishes Research in Cornell journal (+)

"Syracuse Alumnus Hits Bulls-Eye with International Research." International Relations and Economics major Ethan Poskanzer ’14 has capstone project published in Cornell Economics Society academic research journal

STEM or Liberal Arts? Answer: Both(+)

Liberal Arts: Vital to Tech(+)

Not 100% Qualified for the Job? Employers Take Chances; So Should You(+)

"How to Get a Job When You Are Not 100% Qualified." Article in Daily Worth by Julia Sonenshein

Experience Matters(+)

"An Experience Gap Could be Larger Problem than the Skills Gap." Article in Education Advisory Board by https://www.eab.com/daily-briefing/2015/04/06/students-suffer-from-an-experience-gap-not-a-skills-gap-says-one-industry-expert

NACE Study reveals Starting Salaries for Social Science Majors(+)

"Starting Salaries for Social Science Majors." NACE published findings of Class of 2014 First-Destination Study

Wanted: Anthropologists(+)

Why The Liberal Arts Matter(+)

"Why the Liberal Arts Matter." Article in CNN World by Fareed Zakaria

Professor Featured in Humanities Documentary(+)

Gregg Lambert, Dean’s Professor of the Humanities and director of the Central New York Humanities Corridor, is among eight prominent thinkers and scholars interviewed in "The Value of the Humanities."

Many Career Paths

See what our alumni have been doing after graduation at ASNews.syr.edu