Opportunity is defined as a situation that makes it possible to do something you want to do. For Henrietta “Etta” Fielek ’70, G’77, the opportunity to attend her dream school—Syracuse University—was made possible by scholarship support and financial aid. Now,…
Dafni Kiritsis ’97 Joins Syracuse Law as Director of Externships and Career Services
The College of Law is pleased to announce that Dafni Kiritsis ’97 has accepted the position of director of externships and career services. Reporting to the assistant dean of career services, Kiritsis will help to build and implement programs and services for the Office of Career Services and lead the college’s growing Externship Program. Kiritsis begins in her new position on June 15.
Kiritsis joins the College of Law from the University’s Office of Human Resources (HR), where she most recently held the position of senior human resources business partner, serving the HR needs of University business, finance and administrative services and as an HR liaison to the College of Law.
Before joining the University, Kiritsis was an attorney in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of District Counsel. Before that role, she practiced law at Green & Seifter Attorneys PLLC, now Bousquet Holstein PLLC. Kiritsis received a J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University and a B.A. from Syracuse University.
“Syracuse Law prides itself on our robust Externship Program and pro bono and clerkship placements, all part of our applied learning-focused curriculum,” says Dean Craig M. Boise. “An excellent fit for the position of director of externships and career services, our students will benefit greatly from Dafni’s extensive law and human resources background. I look forward to working with Dafni on the continued expansion of our Externship Program into new markets and on innovative academic offerings, such as Third Year Away.”