Events and Workshops


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

Mark your calendars for this exciting event! This fair provides the opportunity to bring together our current Arts and Sciences students and alumni with employers from various sectors including health care, research, biotechnology and sustainability and is scheduled for Friday, 10/13/17, from 12 pm to 2 pm in the Atrium of the Life Sciences Complex

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.

List of employers attending as of 5/31/2017:

American Medical Response Ambulance

Arcadis, Inc.

Berkshire Farm Center & Services For Youth

Chobani

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc.

Inficon

NYS Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation 

PALL Corporation

Peace Corps

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:

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.


Workshops


2017-2018 Career Conversations Lecture Series – details coming soon(+)

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 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


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.

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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

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