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Handshake is Syracuse University's career development tool, and it's your starting point for all your career-related needs.

Through Handshake, you can:

  • Look for jobs and internships
  • Research employers
  • Register for career events
  • Update your profile with career-related information to stand out to recruiters.

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Career Services Overview

Our mission is to support all students in their career exploration and forge strong relationships with employers . 


Career Services Team

Office location: 114 Hinds Hall

Phone: (315) 443-4900

We encourage iSchool students to access our one-on-one advising and in-house career advice from the Career Services team located in 114 Hinds Hall.

Depending on what you'd like to discuss, you'll either meet with Christopher Perrello, Jeffrey Fouts or Kathy Benjamin and we'll be happy to answer your questions.

Chris PerelloChristopher Perrello
Director of Career Services
csperrel@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise: Career & internship search, interviewing skills, resume & cover letter development, networking, job & salary negotiation, help with LinkedIn, navigating at the Career Fair, and professional communication.

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Jeff Fouts

Jeffrey Fouts
Career Services Specialist
jlfouts@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise: Career & internship search, interviewing skills, resume & cover letter development, networking, job & salary negotiation, help with LinkedIn, navigating the Career Fair, and professional communication.

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Kathy Benjamin

Kathleen Benjamin
Internship Coordinator
kabenjam@syr.edu

Areas of Expertise: Registering internships for credit, CPT/OPT, and OrangeLink questions.

Drop-in hours: Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Employer Relations

We connect employers with the iSchool in numerous ways, from recruitment and internship opportunities to collaboration in curriculum development.

Sarah Weber

Sarah F. Weber
Director of Employer Relations
sfweber@syr.edu
114 Hinds Hall
(315) 443-5801


Career Services for Online Students

Online iSchool students have many options for accessing Career Services. Make an appointment to discuss your career options. 

Email: careerservices@ischoolonline.syr.edu
Phone: (315) 808-2397

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