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Career Services Hosts ’Cuse Career Week Beginning Sept. 30
Career Services, within the Division of Student Affairs, kicks off its annual ’Cuse Career Week on Monday, Sept. 30, with Resumania and continues throughout the week with Diversity in the Workplace, Career Fair @ the Dome, Graduate School Information Fair and Law School Information Fair.
The events offer Syracuse students the opportunity to network with employers, improve their job-hunting skills and explore opportunities for internships, full-time employment and post-graduate education.
“All students are encouraged to attend ’Cuse Career Week events, despite their class year or major,” says Sue Casson, associate director of employer relations. “Improving resumes, networking with employers and considering post-graduation options are all important steps to take whether you’re a first-year student, a senior or somewhere in-between.”
An overview of the week’s events:
Monday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 235 Schine
Resumania provides students with the chance to have their resumes critiqued during one-on-one meetings with employer representatives. Resume reviews will take place on a first-come, first-served basis. All students are encouraged to attend. Representatives from 14 companies, including General Electric, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and MasterCard, will be available to review resumes.
Diversity in the Workplace
Monday, Sept. 30, 5:30-7 p.m., Panasci Lounge, Schine
A collaboration between the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Career Services, Diversity in the Workplace brings together students from historically underrepresented groups to showcase their organizations to employers during a “reverse career fair.” Students are invited to network with the employers during the event as well. The event will also feature The King Center Imaging Project, an interactive booth showcasing digitized documents from Martin Luther King, Jr., and other key figures and organizations from the Civil Rights Movement.
Career Fair @ the Dome
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., enter through Gate A
Employer representatives from more than 85 organizations will pack the Dome, offering students the opportunity to learn about a variety of internships and full-time job opportunities. This year’s employer sponsors are JPMorgan Chase & Co., General Electric, Macy’s/Bloomingdale’s, Cognizant Technology Solutions and New York Army National Guard. The 2013 Career Fair sponsors include H.H. Brown and IBM.
Graduate School Information Fair
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 5-7 p.m., Panasci Lounge, Schine
Students considering or interested in attending graduate school are encouraged to attend the information fair to speak with representatives from 95 different programs.
Law School Information Fair
Thursday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Panasci Lounge, Schine
Students considering or interested in attending law school are encouraged to attend the information fair to speak with program representatives from more than 70 law schools.
Students can view the full list of participating employers and schools for all events on OrangeLink.
For questions about ’Cuse Career Week, students are encouraged to visit Career Services in 235 Schine or contact Career Services at 315-443-3616.