Once you have an idea of the kinds of careers and work environments that interest you and you have developed your professional skills, it’s time to refine your job application materials, strategize about your job search, and start applying. Our Job Search Preparation workshops, combined with drop-ins and individual coaching sessions, with help you to make a lasting, positive impression on prospective employers.
Spring 2019 Events:
Tuesday, January 22: Be Noticed at Career Fair, registration required as space is limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Thursday, January 24: Working in a Male-dominated Field (for graduate students), registration required as space is limited. Email email@example.com with questions.
Friday, January 25: If You Want the Job, Go After It (for Master’s Students), registration required as space is limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Master’s Career Development Series: run each semester, this series focuses on helping master’s students prepare for careers in industry. The series is scheduled for Fridays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building, during Spring 2019:
- January 18: Writing Effective Cover Letters and Resumes
- February 8: Your Secret to Success: Career Conversations
- February 15: Think Like a Recruiter
- February 22: Interviewing to Get the Job You Want
For all events in the Graduate School, visit the calendar.
- Big Interview
- Student Jobs 101 at LinkedIn
- Cost of Living Comparison: When you move to a new city, the cost of living in that city probably differs from Syracuse. This calculator can help you understand how salaries should change in different cities.
- Career Research Guide via Syracuse University Libraries for additional career exploration resources
- USAJobs: to search and apply for Federal Government jobs
- Idealist: Wide-ranging site featuring jobs and other resources related to the non-profit sector.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook: general information on salaries from the federal government.
- Career Onestop / America’s Career InfoNet: information for state and national salaries using occupational types.