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Career Services Launches VMock 24-Hour Resume Review Platform and More
From connecting passions to coursework, internship support, securing professional employment and setting career goals, Syracuse University Career Services is here to help students achieve their unique professional dreams. The team, along with career colleagues at the individual schools and colleges, have worked diligently to enhance the student experience through a variety of efforts, most recently including expanded services and virtual experiences.
“The Career Services team looks forward to further connecting students, faculty and staff to new resources and expanded services that bolster student success and professional development,” says Adam Capozzi, director of Career Services, assessment and student success. “I encourage students to explore our newly launched website, resources such as VMock and Handshake, while connecting with the team to help answer questions unique to their professional journey.”
Bolstering Career Services expanded resources and services is the newly launched Syracuse University Career Services website. Supporting a foundation of student success, the website now further highlights access to personalized meetings, virtual drop-in sessions, resources that connect classes to careers, career development tools and more.
New this semester is VMock, Syracuse University’s free 24-hour resume review platform. VMock provides personalized resume feedback, based on criteria gathered from employers and global best practices. Received almost instantly, feedback is curated uniquely to an individual’s skills, career course of study, industry ambitions and provides customized recommendations to take resumes to the next level. Learn more about VMock on the Skill Building webpage today!
The new website also serves as a centralized hub for networking, connecting with employers, applying for employment opportunities and registering for events through Handshake, Syracuse University’s centralized career management tool. As a free resource, Handshake hosts available internships, professional employment and professional development opportunities available through ’Cuse Works, alumni and partners.
Fall 2020 Virtual Career Week
Students are invited to register for Fall 2020 Virtual Career Week events, Monday, Sept. 28, through Wednesday, Sept. 30. The event will host nearly 300 employers over three days. For event specific details and to learn how to register using Handshake, please visit the Career Week Fall 2020 webpage.
- Monday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (ET): STEM Career Fair
- Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1-3 p.m. (ET): Graduate and Law School Information Fair
- Tuesday, Sept. 29, 3-7 p.m. (ET): Business and Communications Career Fair
- Wednesday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (ET): Syracuse University Career and Internship Fair
- Wednesday, Sept. 30, 4-7 p.m. (ET): Student Veteran Virtual Career and Internship Fair
In preparation for Fall 2020 Virtual Career Week students are encouraged to use resume resources, such as VMock; explore networking best practices; attend a virtual drop-in session and connect with their home school or college career teams to help answer any professional development or career related questions they may have.
For more information, please contact Syracuse University Career Services by calling 315.443.3616 or by emailing email@example.com.