Upcoming Events and Workshops


Excel Certification Testing(+)

For students in the College of Arts & Sciences and Maxwell looking to recieve their Microsoft Office 2016 Excel Certification.

Every Monday
2:00 - 2:50 pm

More information here!

Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. H by appointment(+)

Career Conversation with Dr. H

Pre-health advising consultations are available with Dr. Philip Holtzapple, a retired physician and admissions knowledge and expertise. If you are a student pursuing a future career in healthcare seeking guidance or mentorship, you should meet Dr. H! 

Please call (315)-443-3150 to make appointments.

Career Week - Spring 2018(+)

Syracuse University Sping Career Fair

Monday, January 29th | 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
Shawna Lawrence: slawrence@syr.edu

Coffee Chat with Economics Majors

Tuesday, January 30th | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
220 Eggers Hall
Sue Casson: smcasson@syr.edu

Whitman Spring Career Fair

Tuesday, January 30th | 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
Sue Clayton: srclay01@syr.edu

Student Veteran & Employer Networking Reception

Tuesday, January 30th | 7:00 - 9:30 pm
The Genesee Grande Hotel
Jennifer Pluta: jrpluta@syr.edu

iSchool Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, January 31st | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
Kathy Benjamin: kabenjam@syr.edu

College of Engineering and Computer Science Spring Fair

Wednesday, January 31st | 3:00 - 7:00 pm 
Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
Karen Davis: kmdavi01@syr.edu

Career Fairs are open to all students and all majors.


Workshops


2017-2018 Career Workshops(+)

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Wednesday, Sept. 13th
11:00 am
113 Eggers

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Friday, Sept, 15th
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

Career Fair Prep Workshop
Wednesday, Sept. 20th
11:00 am
113 Eggers

Career Fair Prep Workshop
Friday, Sept. 22nd
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

Interview Tips Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 4th
11:00 am
113 Eggers

Medical Sciences Lecture Series with Dr. Shukri - Neurologist
Wednesday, Oct. 4th
7:00 pm
Life Sciences Complex, Room 106

Interview Tips Workshop
Friday, Oct. 6th
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

Life in Sciences Career Fair Prep Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 11th
11:00 am
113 Eggers

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 18th
11:00 am
113 Eggers

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Friday, Oct. 20th
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

Job Search Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 25th
11:00 am
113 Eggers

Job Search Strategy Workshop
Friday, Oct. 27th
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

Internships: What, Why and Where
Wednesday, Nov. 1st
11:00 am
113 Eggers

Medical Sciences Lecture Series with Dr. Ripich - General Surgeon
Wednesday, Nov. 1st
7:00 pm
Life Sciences Complex, Room 106

Internships: What, Why and Where
Friday, Nov. 3rd
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

LinkedIn, Networking and Online Presence
Wednesday, Nov. 8th
11:00 am
113 Eggers

LinkedIn, Networking and Online Presence
Friday, Nov. 10th
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

Connecting with Alumni - Do's and Don'ts
Wednesday, Nov. 29th
11:00 am 
113 Eggers

Connecting with Alumni - Do's and Don'ts
Friday, Dec. 1st
11:00 am
111 Hall of Languages

Medical Sciences Lecture Series with Dr. ElBayadi - Anesthesiologist
Wednesday, Dec. 6th
7:00 pm
Life Sciences Complex, Room 106

2016-2017 Career Conversations Lecture Series(+)

Advising & Career Services announces its Career Conversations Lecture Series upcoming events:

Winning Resume & Cover Letters
Monday, Sept. 12
7:00 p.m.
205 Hall of Languages

Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. Saguil - US Army Medical 
Tuesday, Sept. 13
7:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building

Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. James A. Longo - Cardiologist 
Wednesday, Sept. 14
7:00-8:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building

Interviewing
Tuesday, Oct. 18
6:30-7:30 p.m.
107 Hall of Languages

Alumni speakers- Laura Feldman and Connie Matteo 
Friday, Oct. 21
3:00-4:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building 

Alumni speaker Tom Nardacci of 96', president and CEO of Gramercy Communcations
Tuesday, Oct. 25
2:00-4:00 p.m.
202 Hall of Languages 

Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. Sharon Brangman
Wednesday, Oct. 26
7:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building

Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. Fung 
Wednesday, Nov. 9
7:00 p.m.
By appointment 

Alumni speaker Ed Mitzen journey as a liberal arts major to becoming a serial entrepreneur 
Monday, Nov. 14
7:00 p.m.
202 Hall of Languages 

LinkedIn, Networking, and Your Online Presence
Wednesday, Nov. 16
6:30-7:30 p.m.
205 Hall of Languages 

Finding Internships, Applying for Jobs, and Mastering the Informational Interview
Tuesday, Feb. 7
6:30-7:30 p.m.
201 Hall of Languages

Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. Stepkovitch
Wednesday, Feb. 8
7:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building

Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. Esrig and Dr. H "Gap Year- Yes or No?"
Monday, Feb. 20
7:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building
 
Government and Nonprofit Jobs: Identifying and Applying
Tuesday, Feb. 21
6:30-7:30 p.m.
114 Hall of Languages

Prehealth Career Conversation with Frontiers of Medicine
Wednesday, March 1
7:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building

Career Conversation with Geoff Juliver
Wednesday, March 1
5:15 p.m.
202 Hall of Languages

Prehealth Career Conversation with Frontiers of Medicine
Wednesday, April 12
7:00 p.m.
106 Life Science Building

 

Bloomberg Marketing Concepts(+)

Bloomberg Market Concepts(BMC) is a 8-hour, self-paced e-learning course that provides an interactive introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of 4 modules - Econommics, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities - woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics and television. The course is available online through the Bloomberg Institute website.

Please see this brochure for more information. When students have the BMC certificate on their resume/CV it will give them an edge when applying for finance internships and help them impress at interviews. BMC is available FREE OF CHARGE on Syracuse University’s campus.

 

Explore Law 2017 - May 15-17, 2017 (+)

https://pennstatelaw.psu.edu/admissions/explore-law

Are you thinking about going to law school? Are you choosing between law and another graduate program? Do you need more information about law school admission, the LSAT, law school classes or legal career paths? Would you like to network with a group of your peers who are also interested in studying law?

Join us for Explore Law, a tuition-free, residency program held at Penn State Law in University Park, Pa., available to any undergraduate student--regardless of location, major, or residence--who is interested in learning more about law school. 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 

The following materials must be submitted to be considered for admission:

  • online application 
  • unofficial undergraduate transcript(s) 
  • personal statement
  • all applicants must be 18 years or older at the start of the program
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2017 

 

For more information, contact ExploreLaw@psu.edu.


In the News


4 things great places to work have in common(+)

4 things great places to work have in common

It's not necessarily those flashy benefits associated with tech start-ups, but there are a few common trends the top organizations do to engage their employees, according to a recent survey by Inc. Magazine.

Best of Both Worlds: Why more students are combining business with liberal arts(+)

Best of Both worlds: Why more students are combining business with liberal arts

- Skeptics of the business world, it's time to stop giving liberal arts students such a hard time because actually, business and the liberal arts are far more intertwined than the average professional might have you think. 

CEO to Skeptics: Liberal Arts Grads Make the Best Tech Hires(+)

CEO to Skeptics: Liberal Arts Grads Make the Best Tech Hires

- A founder admits he was wrong: humanities grads have way more value than he once thought

Hedge Fund Manager Reveals Why He Loves Hiring Liberal Arts Majors (+)

Hedge Fund Manager Reveals Why He Loves Hiring Liberal Arts Majors 

- Students of history and literature are more trained to understand the existence of multiple perspectives and to engage with them, and so can often more accurately understand the human dynamics that drive stock market flows. 

Why America's Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal-Arts Education(+)

Why America's Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal-Arts Education

- Their degrees may help them secure entry-level jobs, but to advance in their careers, they'll need much more than technical skills. 

Life Science Ranks Among Top 9 College Majors to Get a Job (+)

"Life Science Ranks Among Top 9 College Majors to Get a Job "

- If you’re a soon-to-graduate college student worrying about more than just wrapping up classes and acing your finals, you’re not alone.

4 Things New Life Science Graduates Need to Know to Land that First Job (+)

4 Things New Life Science Graduates Need to Know to Land that First Job

- According to Michigan State University's Recruiting Trends Report, U.S. employers are planning a 15 percent increase in new graduate hiring across all degree levels.

Employers Identify Four “Must Have” Career Readiness Competencies for College Graduates(+)

Employers Identify Four “Must Have” Career Readiness Competencies for College Graduates

- When asked to rate the career readiness competencies of college graduates in terms of “essential need,” employers view four as vital, according to results of NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 Spring Update.

Will You Sprint, Stroll or Stumble Into a Career?(+)

Will You Sprint, Stroll or Stumble Into a Career?

- For today's emerging adults, a college degree is essential, but it's not the only factor separating the successful from the drifters.

Net Return On Philosophy Major Is Comparable To That Of Engineering Major(+)

http://dailynous.com/2017/01/23/net-return-philosophy-major-comparable-engineering/

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), “The Costs and Net Returns to College Major,” finds that offering a philosophy major may be as good an investment of educational dollars as offering engineering and health majors.

Many Career Paths

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