Engage

Recruit & Hire

Our students understand the importance of optimizing search engines and digital databases. They create new applications and explore the cutting edge of technology and its use to stretch the boundaries of communication. They have the skills to assess information to increase productivity and solve problems. They recognize needs, develop smart solutions, and push the envelope.

Recruit on-campus:

Career Fairs

  • Held at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester

Information Sessions

  • Formal presentations that allow you to provide students with an overview of your company, opportunities within, and your recruiting process

Build Your Brand and Advertise

  • Create an employer account in our campus-wide employer relations database, OrangeLink
  • Register with the iSchool’s Office of Employer Relations
  • Connect directly with our students in a variety of ways including job postings, office hours, and on-campus interviews

Classroom Visits

  • Join iSchool courses to share your expertise and show students the real-world application of their academic coursework

Information tabling

  • Interact with students throughout the day in our main lobby to create brand awareness
  • Provide students with the opportunity to learn about your company and engage with you in a relaxed setting

Clubs and Organizations

  • Meet with more than 15 recognized student groups that uniquely support the needs and interests of our students. The student organizations host corporate guests to speak on a variety of topics, including career preparation and industry trends

Recruit Off-campus:

Connect and engage with our students remotely

  • Leverage platforms including Skype and Adobe Connect to host activities, including distance information sessions, interviews, and office hours

Participate in experiential learning opportunities

  • Host students at your company site for tours, Information sessions, and presentations

Hire

Full time positions

Whether to fill an immediate hiring need or to build a pipeline of iSchool students to your company, we will connect you to the diverse talent within the iSchool and meet your need for information professionals.

Internships

The iSchool values the importance of real world, hands-on experience. To ensure a well-rounded education for our students, they are eligible to complete and receive internship credit for qualified work experiences. By hiring an intern, you get the fresh perspective of a dedicated student to work on a range of projects and are enabled to build a pipeline of future talent for your organization.

Where Our Students Go

Host, Present, Collaborate

The iSchool collaborates with our industry partners to develop and enhance innovative experiences that enrich students’ academic careers with real-world endeavors to prepare them for the workforce.

Classroom Visits

By aligning subject matter experts from industry with course topics, students have the opportunity to see how their classroom skillsets solve real-world problems and academic programs translate into a career.

Guest Lectures

Share your expertise and experience with the iSchool community. Visit us in the classroom as a guest lecturer or as a featured presenter to the school.

Industry Engagement Opportunities

MLB.com College Challenge

Major League Baseball’s Advanced Media division (MLB.com) and the iSchool team up to invite current students to tackle real world problems in the sports-tech industry and pitch their ideas to current MLB.com employees who are also Syracuse alumni.

Through this experience students:

• Apply their coursework to a real business issue

• Innovate solutions for one of the best website and online media companies in the world

• Develop their professional presentation capabilities

• Receive feedback from a distinguished panel of sports media and technology professionals

• Network with and showcase their talents to a prospective employer, current faculty, iSchool staff and other like-minded students

It Girls Overnight Retreat

The It Girls Overnight Retreat, hostedby the iSchool and sponsored by a variety of industry partners, aims to engage, inspire, and celebrate young women and their potential in technology. Junior and senior high school women are invited for a “slumber party meets hackathon” on the Syracuse University campus.

Through the program, It Girls:

• Meet barrier-breaking role models from the tech industry

• Connect with iSchool student mentors, faculty, and staff

• Engage in hands-on workshops

• Open their eyes to the endless possibilities of a career in technology.

• Develop a strong peer-to-peer network

Experiential Learning

Host iSchool students to inspire and engage with them at your location through programs including:

Job Shadowing

A full or half day opportunity to introduce students to the careers, culture, and industry of your organization—and share your own personal career experiences.

Road Trips

One to two night trips throughout the northeast, to immerse students in selected industries while exposing them to the opportunities and cultures unique to a variety of companies.

Past trip themes including retail, entertainment, government, and sports. Destinations have included: Buffalo, Boston, New York City, and Washington D.C.

Immersion Experiences

  • Spring Break in Silicon Valley (SBinSV), EntreTech NYC, EuroTech, and AsiaTech are one to two week-long programs where students are engrossed in the cultures, industries, and curriculum they are studying.

For information about engaging with the iSchool, contact Sarah Weber, the iSchool's director of employer relations at sfweber@syr.edu.

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Connections

Connections is the official magazine of the iSchool. The magazine is published twice per year and focuses on news from faculty, students, alumni, and other notable happenings within the iSchool.

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