Career Services for the Self-Motivated, Continually Developing Professional
As a student in an online master’s program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, you will have access to high-level career services that help you translate the functional expertise you develop in your program to real-world professional settings. Our Career Services team will assist you in preparing for various types of career progression through the following activities:
Virtual Career Center
The Virtual Career Center is a self-directed career development course that integrates Whitman’s best professional development practices and allows you to access them anywhere on your own time. The course delivers a combination of asynchronous, self-paced content supported by live, online coaching sessions that build on career development concepts.
Through personalized coaching, students receive comprehensive preparation from individualized programming aligned with their specific career goals. Once you’ve identified the next step in your career, our team will coach you and offer feedback related to your specific career goals. We’ll provide personal development advice and identify areas of improvement, such as personal branding or networking strategies, to prepare you for the next step in your career path.
Resume & Cover Letter Review
Your resume and cover letter convey the story of your professional accomplishments. Make sure you’re telling the targeted career story that will encourage recruiters and hiring managers to take the next step and request an interview with you. Your career services coach will assist you in identifying your strengths and accomplishments and help you package them appropriately in your resume and cover letter.
Successfully preparing for an interview takes practice and constructive critique. Our team will teach you how to present your best self to recruiters and hiring managers through guided practice and critiques. You’ll emerge capable of refining your career story into concise, dynamic responses targeted to your next promotion, new position, or new career.
When you join an online master’s program with Syracuse University, you join a network of students, world-class faculty, and alumni living and working all over the world. Our students come from diverse backgrounds, industries, experience-levels, and geographic locations, allowing you to make meaningful connections through in-person and online networking opportunities.
Our Alumni Clubs draw thousands of Syracuse University alumni together for group events such as information sessions with faculty speakers, career networking opportunities, sporting events, and theater outings. An equal emphasis is placed on regional activity and online alumni engagement at both the Syracuse University alumni-level as well as through the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, facilitating deeper connections among University alumni.
You will also be able to use tools like LinkedIn’s Whitman Alumni Group to connect with your global network from anywhere or to locate alumni to connect with when you relocate to a new city.
A number of regional clubs allow students and alumni to connect in person across the country and around the world: