Events and Workshops


Prehealth Career Conversation with Dr. Esrig and Dr. H - Gap Year - Yes or No? - 2/20/17(+)

Prehealth Conversation with Dr. Esrig and Dr. H - Gap Year - Yes or No?
Monday, Feb. 20
7:00p.m.
106 Life Science Building

Take part in the discussion with Dr. Esrig and Dr. H to learn more about gap years and if taking a gap year is the right decision for you OR if you should apply to medical school NOW!

Dr. Barry Esrig ’67 is an associate clinical professor of surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and a cardiothoracic surgeon at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Dr. H is a retired gastroenterologist in Syracuse and is affiliated with Upstate University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Career Conversation: Government and Nonprofit Jobs - 2/21/17(+)

Career Conversation: Government and Nonprofit Jobs  
Tuesday, Feb. 21
6:30p.m.
114 Hall of Languages 

Are you considering a position in government or a nonprofit? You can make a real difference - in the areas of health, environment, policy, international relations, and more plus you may be eligible for possible student loan repayment. In this workshop, you'll learn how to find agencies that might interest you, locate federal job openings, and tailor your application materials to show how your qualifications match what federal hiring authorities and nonprofits are seeking.  Our panelists are from US Secret Service, PEACE Corps, Salvation Army, Success Academy Schools, and Westcott Community Center.

ESF's Environmental Career Fair - 2/22/17(+)

Bring your resumes for an opportunity to land your dream job in the environmental field!

ESF's 16th Annual Environmental Career Fair
Wednesday, 2/22/17
10:30am - 2:00pm
ESF - Gateway Center

Career Conversation with Geoff A. Juviler - 03/01/17(+)

Career Conversation with Geoff A. Juviler 
Wednesday, 3/01/17
5:15 p.m.
202 Hall of Languages

Geoff graduated from Syracuse University in 1984 with a B.A. in Anthropology. In collaboration with the Econ Club, Geoff will talk about working in financial services with a  focus on the selling and people side of the business. 

Real Estate Finance Industry Virtual Career Fair - 3/01/17(+)

Real Estate and Finance Industry

Mortgage Bankers Association is a trade organization that represents the real estate finance industry. One of their missions is to help graduating college students find jobs with our member companies. They are holding a free virtual career fair, in hopes of bringing together graduating college students and their hiring member companies. There are 10 companies signed up so far, with many more on the way:

Berkeley Point Capital
Fay Servicing
Flagstar Bank
Home Point Financial
JPM Chase
Landmark Network
LoanFlight Lending, LLC
Pulte Mortgage
Radian
Sadabell Bank
Silverton Mortgage

March 1, 2017 

3 - 6PM EST

Below is the direct link to the fair
https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/mba/e/aNow2

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

Career Conversation with Dr. Barry Esrig
Fridays
1:00-3:-00 p.m.
By appointment

Dr. Barry Esrig '67 is an associate clinical professor of surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and a cardiothoracic surgeon at Suny Upstate Medical University. Dr Esrig received his undergraduate degree in zoology from Syracuse Univeristy and his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

Dr. Esrig is willing to assist students interested in a career in healthcare! If you are interested in meeting with him, Dr. Esrig will have office hours Friday afternoon from 1pm-3pm at his office at Upstate Medical University.  If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call 315-443-9386.  The dates Dr. Esrig is available are:

February 24. 2017

March 31, 2017

April 21, 2017

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.

Latino Museum Studies - Deadline March 15 (+)

Smithsonian Latino Center - Latino Museum Studies Program 

Attention Graduate Students 

apply to the Latino Museum Studies 

July 3 - August 11, 2017 

Deadline March 15 

Areas of focus include: 

Anthropology, Art History, Sociology, History, Archival Science, Cultural Studies, Public History, Design Studies, Museum Studies, Digital Arts, Curatorial Practice, Collections Management, and Visual Arts.

For information and application visit:

http://latino.si.edu/education/lmsp

Life in Science Career Fair - 10/13/17(+)

Meet these employers at the Life in Science Career Fair scheduled for Friday, 10/21/16, from 12 pm to 3 pm in the Life Science Building Atrium. 

A Woman's Resource

Albany Molecular Research, Inc.

American Medical Response Ambulance

Berkshire Farm Center & Services For Youth

Chobani

Complex Biosystems Inc.

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc.

FDM Group

Indium Corporation

Inficon

NYS Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation

Peace Corps

PhysAssist Scribes

Q2 Lab Solutions

Teach For America

US Army Medical

VA Medical Center

VIP Petcare

Jobs being recruited for will be added soon. 

Checklist to get ready for the Fair:

1)  Create a resume and have it reviewed by your academic and career advisor;

2)  Research the companies / organizations attending and the positions they are recruiting for;

3)  Practice your pitch and handshake;

4)  Plan your outfit - make sure it fits, is clean and pressed.


Workshops


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

 

2015-16 Career Conversations Lecture Series(+)

Advising & Career Services announces its Career Conversations Lecture Series upcoming events:
 
Winning Resumes and Cover Letters
Tuesday, Oct. 13
6:30-7:30 p.m.
214 Hall of Languages
 
Unleash your WOW Factor: Strategies for Effective Interviewing and Networking with Linda Dulye ‘77
Wednesday, Nov. 11
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Newhouse 2, Room 469
 
Finding Internships, Applying for Jobs, and Mastering the Informational Interview
Tuesday, Jan. 26
6:30-7:30 p.m.
214 Hall of Languages
 
Government and Nonprofit Jobs: Identifying and Applying
Tuesday, March 22
6:30-7:30 p.m.
214 Hall of Languages
 
LinkedIn, Networking, and Your Online Presence
Tuesday, April 5
6:30-7:30 p.m.
214 Hall of Languages

Bloomberg Certification Program(+)

In September 2015, Bloomberg launched its brand new certification program – Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC). 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 the attached 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


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.

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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. 

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

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