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.
For Master’s students:
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 during Fall 2018:
- Building an Effective Resume
- Navigating the U.S. Job/Internship Search
- Maximizing Career Week
For PhDs and Postdocs:
Academic Job Market Series: This series will be useful for anyone planning to apply for an academic job in either research or teaching, whether you are ready to apply or are considering it an option for the future.
For current dates and location, click on the links below.
- Part 1: CVs and Cover Letters That Work
- Part 2: Successful Teaching and Research Statements
- Part 3: Interviewing, Part I: Skype, Phone, and Conferences
For more information on events in the Graduate School, visit the calendar.
Future workshops will be announced for non-academic job searches as well.
- 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.