Chichen Wang's Internship at Eastman Kodak Company

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 … Continued

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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, … Continued

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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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. And for you to check out as you please: Holy hyperlinks, Batman! Elf Café / Tony’s … Continued

LA Internship: Weeks Four and Five

Weeks Four and Five Sorry for my absence from Information Space last week. With the craziness that was my work and sleep schedule, I didn’t have much of a chance to vlog. But no fear, I recap the highlights of weeks four and five in my LA internship in this video! Check out the … Continued

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5 Career Fair Myths Debunked

iCareer Day is coming up on Monday, September 30.  For those of you who are not aware, iCareer Day includes our own iSchool specific career fair. This is the third fall semester that we are hosting iCareer Day, and each year it gets better and better. I am incredibly excited about the employers who are coming … Continued

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Your Internship Is Ending … Now What?

Ahhh, it’s that time of the summer. The pictures on your small intern desk-in-a-closet are coming down, and you’re looking forward to what summer used to be like before you had to start growing up. Your internship is ending. But now what? You worked for a company one day and now it’s just over? Perhaps you’ll be … Continued