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Ellie Thiele ’12 – Journey from SU to Airbnb

If you’re a frequent traveler, chances are you have stayed in at least one property listed on Airbnb. Alumna Ellie Thiele returned to campus as part of the HINDSights program to share her “Syracuse to Airbnb” story with School of Information Studies students. Throughout the course of her visit, she met with a variety of… Read the full article…




Rising to the Challenges of an Internship

“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” – Theodore Roosevelt What Mr. Roosevelt said resonates with… Read the full article…


MSLIS Internship Close-Up: Management

When I’m not running around Hinds Hall or drinking copious amounts of coffee, you can find me at the DeWitt Community Library, where I work part-time. The DeWitt Community Library is a bustling public library located ten minutes from Syracuse’s campus. I spend the majority of my time there helping the Executive Director, Business Manager,… Read the full article…


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… Read the full article…



Career Fairs: Get Excited, and Then Get Ready

In the iSchool Career Center, we are literally counting down the days until employers descend on Hinds Hall for iCareer Day on Monday, September 29. In fact, iCareer Day kicks off a series of career fairs and related events happening thoughout campus as part of #SUCareerWeek. We encourage students to take advantage of as many of the events… Read the full article…


6 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Using LinkedIn

If you’re a typical college student, you’re probably not massively into LinkedIn. Not having had much, if any, professional experience, you wonder who to connect with and how to make your scanty profile look attractive. But once you score an internship, things are looking up for you on LinkedIn! Here are six ways you can make the most… Read the full article…


LA Summer Internship: Week Six

Week Six This week was hectic! Lots of traveling, and lots of eating at really great restaurants. But with the end of my internship (and summer) rapidly approaching, I feel like I needed to start living it up a little bit more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTWFn_jL3g0&feature=youtu.be And for you to check out as you please: Holy hyperlinks, Batman! Elf Café / Tony’s… Read the full article…