iSchool IM Student Amanda Quick

The iSchool is More Than Just Grad School

“Congratulations Amanda! You have been admitted to the iSchool,” read the subject line of the email that had just appeared in my inbox. I sat at a desk doing homework on the fifth floor of Bird Library and regardless of the “quiet” rules, I could barely keep my excitement to myself. Not only had I … 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


Interviewing Tips

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


The Syracuse University iSchool's It Girls Alumnae group at NYCWiC 2016.

The It Girls Alumnae at NYCWiC 2016

The NYCWiC Conference is an annual event held for Women in the Computing and STEM related fields. Students and others in attendance have the unique opportunity to network, share stories and challenges, while building a professional community. Poster Competition: Make an App for That! It Girls Alumnae attended last year’s conference, and competed in a … Continued


Sam Edelstein

IM Student Brings Data Science to City Hall

In 2011, former three-term mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, launched a $20+M initiative through Bloomberg Philanthropies whose goal was to give cities the financial capability to spark, attract, and cultivate innovation. Syracuse, NY became one of those cities in the fall of 2014. The awarding of this Bloomberg Grant to Syracuse entailed the use … Continued



Information Governance Basics with iSchool Alumna Ilona Koti

Information Governance Basics with iSchool Alumna Ilona Koti

iSchool alumna Ilona Koti is hosting a webinar with us on May 4. Before she gives her webinar, Ilona answered some questions for iSchool Graduate Recruitment Manager Erin Bartolo in order to help people better understand her area of expertise, information governance. Ilona is currently a Principal Consultant in Information Governance & Risk Management at ARK-IGC Information Governance Consulting. What … Continued


Menotti Minutillo

From Goldman to Uber – An Alumni Journey

In the past few years, the term “disruptive technology” has become something used to signify a change in how things have been done. It symbolizes a new state of mind, a vision of millennials forging into the future, into uncharted territories, while exploring outside of the confines of past practices and into an area of … Continued



The Syracuse University iSchool's 2016 NECCDC Team

Hacking, Defending, and a Gala: 3 Days at NECCDC 2016

After months of practice in preparation for the big competition, the Syracuse University National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team, as a subset of the Information Security Club, was finally ready for the Northeast CCDC (NECCDC). Consisting of students from the School of Information Studies and the School of Engineering & Computer Science, the team members … Continued