iSchool students talk with recruiters at the Career Fair in the Carrier Dome.

The Internship Experience

It is always a good idea to start looking at job and internship opportunities as soon as possible.  It can seem very intimidating, but getting your foot in the door right away is the best way to approach a job or internship. I sat down with two seniors in the iSchool to hear about their … Continued

Advice from one transfer to another

Advice From One Transfer Student to Another

In the process of choosing which college major would be the best for me, I was reminded of my seventh birthday …  When I was younger I was a huge fan of wrestling.  I would sneak out my bedroom on Monday and Thursdays nights to watch RAW and Smackdown!  There was something about the Wrestlers that … Continued

Jordan Goldberg

Jordan Goldberg ’02: The IT Behind Entertainment

Disney. ESPN. Two of the most well known names in the entertainment industry. Companies as far reaching and influential as these cannot help but be on the forefront of the latest technological innovations so that they can continue delivering the best entertainment to millions of fans around the world. Jordan Goldberg graduated from the iSchool … Continued

7 Questions with Rachel Ivy Clarke

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Rachel Ivy Clarke

A warm Orange welcome to Rachel Ivy Clarke! She is the new Library and Information Science (LIS) professor at SU’s iSchool and former cataloging librarian at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). In her exchanges with students at FIDM, Professor Clarke discovered that creative people have a different way of researching information that they … Continued

Vinyl Collection Image

The Belfer Audio Archive: A Sleeping Giant

The Belfer Audio Archive as you know it — the bunker-like building on the East side of Bird Library at Syracuse University — was built in the year 1982. The archive itself, however, was founded in 1963. Back then, the collection was housed in the basement of a place called Continental Can Company. Walter Welch … Continued

Megan Swanson at It Girls

Looking Back on an It Girls Experience

On November 10th, 2013 I boarded a bus in New York City filled with girls I didn’t know. I remember looking at all the unfamiliar faces as I tried to find a seat and thinking to myself “What have I gotten myself into?” We were all heading to the It Girls Overnight Retreat at the … Continued

Petit Branch Library. Photo by Kayla Del Biondo.

Library Friday: Visiting Petit Branch Library

I’ve made it my mission to visit a different library once a month, and post about it on Friday; hence, the birth of ‘Library Friday.’ Come along with me on this journey! If you work or study at SU, chances are you’ve probably grabbed a burrito from Alto Cinco, sipped a cup of joe at Recess, … Continued

Sam Edelstein and Mayor Miner

The City of Syracuse is Looking for Students to Build Great Things

Under Mayor Stephanie Miner’s leadership, the City of Syracuse has been working to improve its infrastructure (think roads and water pipes) in the last several years. The City created an Office of Innovation that for the past year focused on finding ways to use new technologies and data analysis methods to make those improvements. Now, … Continued

How to Interview for a Librarian Job

How to Interview for a Librarian Job

What do you do when you get the call to interview for a librarian job? Well, friends. Let me share with you what I did when I interviewed for the librarian job I have: web services librarian! Role Play The moment I got the call for an interview, I immediately asked my partner to help me prepare. We sat … Continued