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Synchrony Financial Sophomore Externship

My journey with Synchrony started while I was browsing for opportunities in Handshake, specifically for programs that catered to sophomores. It was easy for me to find internships for juniors and seniors, but difficult to find anything work experience related to sophomores. In the midst of my search, the Synchrony Business Leadership Sophomore Externship Program… Read the full article…


Four-Year Flash: Shanyah Saunders

Meet Shanyah Saunders ’19, a senior Information Management and Technology major with double minors in Global Enterprise Technology and Public Communications. She hails from New Jersey but was originally born and raised in Trinidad. Tell me about yourself. I have a big interest in technology, especially after attending the iSchool. It has become my passion… Read the full article…


Preparing for The Academic Librarian Job Interview

I recently had the opportunity to experience my first professional academic librarian interview. It was quite an experience! Six months before graduation, I applied to a handful of positions, ranging from a few part-time to adjunct positions to first year and user experience librarian positions. I printed out job descriptions, and highlighted the skills that… Read the full article…





How to Prepare for the Career Fair

The iSchool Career Fair is this Wednesday, from 10 am – 2 pm in the Dome! Are you ready? If you’re still trying to figure out how to land that internship or job with your dream employer, follow the advice of Christopher Perrello, the iSchool’s Director of Career Services. I asked him to help answer… Read the full article…



Great Cover Letters: Harder to Write but Worth the Effort

I just finished reading more than 100 cover letters–those of the applicants for a professional position. The experience left me with the feeling that almost no one knows how to write a standout cover letter; and I’m here to help change that. Why Cover Letters are So Important Let’s take a brief look at what you’re dealing with in… Read the full article…