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GE Leadership Conference

General Electric, better known as GE, has become a household name and a trusted brand across the globe. Every year they host a Leadership at Work Conference here at Syracuse University. This year, about 30 students were selected to participate. My Experience I had the privilege of attending this all-day leadership conference this year. I … Continued


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Sean Keeley ’00 – A Career in Blogging

Do you bleed orange? Are you more likely to be found on the Syracuse sidelines cheering than anywhere else on campus? Even if you’re not an SU sports superfan, you’ve probably heard of “Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician,” the blog covering all things Syracuse sports related. The creator of the blog, Syracuse alum Sean … Continued


Sharmin takes a picture with her colleagues at Morgan Stanley.

More Than Just an Intern

This past summer I had a wonderful opportunity to intern at Morgan Stanley in their operations department. I learned about investment banking, the world’s economy, foreign exchange and capital markets. Overall, I learned that I could excel in my position and gain an expertise in a field that I was unfamiliar with. I am a … Continued


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Career Advice: Pursue Passion or Proficiency?

Author’s note: Road trips provide iSchool students with amazing opportunities and hands on learning experiences through networking. It’s an opportunity to absorb advice and knowledge from various companies and future potential employers. This road trip touched upon some of the most innovative and involved sports companies out there. Such as: NBA, MLB.com, Met Life Stadium, Steiner … Continued


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


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


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


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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


What is DCAP (Deloitte Consulting Apprenticeship Program)?

What is DCAP?

When people think of the iSchool, information technology is the first thing that comes to mind. And sometimes, people associate information technology professionals with a variety of stereotypes, such working in a cubicle and working alone. However, I’ve noticed from communicating with upperclassmen in my major that working as a technology consultant is the beaten … Continued


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Interviewing Tips: Beyond the Basics

People love to give advice on interviewing tips and tricks, but you can only hear so many times “have a strong handshake,” or “make eye contact with the employer.” There are lots of other aspects of interviews that might get overlooked, but are important to discuss and cover. Below are some interviewing tips that you … Continued