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


Information Technology Degree Myths

Debunking Myths About Information Technology Degrees

As an undergraduate recruiter at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool), I spend a majority of my time meeting high school students and answering their questions about the iSchool. I’ve learned a lot about what makes students excited about college, but I also learn what makes them afraid of the iSchool – or … Continued


Moving from a Centralized to Decentralized Web

What Is the Decentralized Web? 24 Experts Break it Down

This article is reposted from “What Is the Decentralized Web? 24 Experts Break it Down” written by 2U intern and Syracuse University iSchool Senior Mackenzie Polzin. Tech leaders from around the world recently convened for the first Decentralized Web Summit. The group ranged from the Web’s creator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, to today’s leading innovators, and their … Continued


Summer Internship Tips & Tricks from the InfoSpace blog

Summer Internship Tips & Tricks

So you’ve been working at your summer internship for a few weeks: toiling away on important projects, making connections, exploring new cities and places, and maybe finding a few friends. But now it’s July, the month that marks the halfway point for many internships. In a handful of weeks, you’ll begin to see people wind down … Continued


7 Questions with Syracuse University iSchool Professor Barbara Kwasnik

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Barbara Kwasnik

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science (LIS) faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, Marilyn Arnone, Barbara Stripling, and Ruth Small “I think it is important for women to allow themselves a life of … Continued


Students on the EntreTechNYC 2016 trip. Photo by Ross Nadel '17.

EntreTech NYC 2016: Grit, Passion, Transparency, and More

Back in May, a group of students embarked on the iSchool’s annual EntreTech NYC Trip, one of many iSchool Trips where students can learn by going into the field. There, they made 19 visits (scroll to the bottom to see the complete list of those who hosted!), networked with iSchool alumni, and got to take an inside look at … Continued



Illustration of a Handshake - Career Networking for Newbies

Career Networking for Newbies

I was not always good at professional networking … and I’m still not that good, but when I came to college, I understood that networking is one of the most important skills to advance one’s career, land internships, jobs, and, in my opinion, make the most of the college experience. Through networking, I have met incredible … Continued