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Career Services

School of Education students and graduates can access Orange Link and NACE Link for internship and job opportunities.  The School of Education Career Services office provides a vareity of services to help you with your job search. For questions regarding Career Services, contact the Coordinator of Career Services and Certification, Brenda Hoefler, at blhoefle@syr.edu or 315-443-4759.

Employers looking to post jobs, please email Brenda Hoefler at blhoefle@syr.edu.


Spring 2017 Information Sessions:

Rockland Peak Performance: Thursday, February 9, 6:30 p.m.  at Life Sciences Complex Rm 105

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Programs: February 13, 4:30 p.m. at 111 Waverly, Suite 230

Syracuse YMCA, Mike Heppner: Monday, February 27, 4:00 p.m. at 111 Waverly, Suite 230

North Syracuse School District - TBA

Spencerport Central Schools: Friday, March 24, 4:30 p.m. at 111 Waverly, Suite 230 


Career Services and Certification Workshops 

All workshops held at 4:30 p.m. in the Office of Academic and Student Services at 111 Waverly Avenue, unless otherwise noted. RSVP via email to blhoefle@syr.edu

Teacher Certification Workshops - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 & Thursday, March 23, 2017

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Interview Workshop - Tuesday, April 4, 2017

SOE Graduate School Information Sessions at 5:15pm:

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017


Job Search Assistance

Contact the Coordinator of Career Services and Certification for assistance with the following:

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Job search guidance & resources
  • Interview Preparation
  • The coordinator of career services periodically sends emails regarding recent vacancies for a variety of fields that pertain to School of Education students

Credential File Service

A credential file contains letters of recommendation that can be sent to potential employers and graduate schools.  There is a $35.00 registration fee, which covers the first three mailings or the first six emailed files. Once you've established a file, it remains active for the duration of your career life; updated letters can be added at any time.

  • For more details and an registration form, please refer to the Credential File Application.
  • Contact the Coordinator of Career Services and Certification to set up your file.
  • All checks and money orders should be made payable to Syracuse University.

Health and Exercise Science Career Fair

When: Thursday, September 29th 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Sharon H. Jacquet Education Commons, Huntington Hall 

  • Exclusively for all Health and Exercise Science students each fall semester.
  • A great opportunity to learn about the various career opportunities in the health and exercise science field. Students will network with professionals to learn about different career opportunities and discuss volunteer and experience credit opportunities. 

Teacher Recruitment Day (TRD)

TRD is a two-day event in the spring where Syracuse University students can interview with a variety of school districts from New York and across the country. Every Syracuse University student enrolled in a teacher preparation program is eligible to attend as long as they are granted for certification before the 2017-2018 school year.

Location: SUNY Cortland, New York
Date: April 6-7, 2017

Job Search Handbook for Educators

This handbook is available free of charge to facilitate your job search. It offers valuable tips for the job search process in the education field.  It also contains job search strategies and information related to teacher supply and demand per region. The handbook provides tips on:

  • Resume writing
  • Cover letter writing
  • Interviewing
  • Professional attire
  • Portfolios

Additional Job Resources