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Student Spotlight: Aishwarya Rai G’20

“When there is a plethora of technical knowledge, put passion behind it. That’s how you will stand out,” says Aishwarya Rai, a current master’s-degree student who is obtaining her degree in information management at the School of Information Studies. Rai spent her summer in San Jose at Adobe headquarters. She landed her internship job from… Read the full article…


Laura Nisivoccia ’94 – Connected at LinkedIn

LinkedIn is THE place for professional networking on the Internet.  The iSchool was lucky enough to have LinkedIn’s IT Support Manager, Laura Nisivoccia come and visit as part of the HINDSights Alumni Visitor Series. Nisivoccia is a 1994 graduate of Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management with a B.S. in Management Information Systems and Services. Starting from… 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…


Trending on Facebook, Politicians on Snapchat, And More: Social Media RoundUp

Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a weekly feature of Information Space. Last Thursday, Facebook started to roll out a “Trending” feature that looks and functions oddly similar to Twitter’s trending topics. Facebook describes this feature as a new product that’s designed to surface interesting and relevant conversations in order to help you discover the best content from… Read the full article…


LinkedIn and the MLIS Job Search

MLIS students, and librarians in general, are possessed of singular skills that are valuable in a variety of positions, but they’re not always sure what those positions might be. While searching LinkedIn recently, I stumbled upon some really interesting Library and Information Science Professionals in job titles and with career paths that some might consider… Read the full article…


Why the Market is “Frothy”

Lately, I’ve heard a lot of people talk about whether we are experiencing another bubble, or if the market is merely frothy. The bubble question is a topic for another post. Today, I’d like to talk about what people mean when they say “frothy,” and explore more about why that’s the word du jour. Frothy?… Read the full article…


Student Post: Spring Break in Silicon Valley

The following is a guest post from Syracuse student Rich Tehan. Image credit tf28. Our trip in Silicon Valley has taught me about entrepreneurship and innovation that is difficult to replicate in the class room. The ecosystem that exists out here is tough to describe and can best be learned by experiencing it first-hand. The… Read the full article…