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Overview of Services

What is the Whitman Career Center?
The mission of the Whitman Career Center is to build mutually beneficial partnerships with faculty, alumni, and corporate partners to provide innovative programming and coaching that will empower our students to reach their career aspirations with integrity and professionalism, preparing them for personal and professional success in an ever-changing global business environment.

The development of your personal career plan takes time and energy and the Whitman Career Center is here to support you. From our site that offers a career workbook, links to interesting career reading and access to national vendors (such as Vault’s Career Insider) to targeted workshops and personal coaching sessions, you have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge you need for ongoing career development and success!

Location and Contact Information
Whitman Career Center
Syracuse University
721 University Avenue, Suite 115
Syracuse, NY 13244
Telephone: (315) 443-4140

Office Hours:
Academic Year Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Summer Hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 4:30 p.m.

How We Help You:

  • Job search and internship strategy
  • Understanding career paths and industries
  • Business communication
  • Interview and pitch preparation
  • Offer negotiation strategies
  • Questions about applying to graduate school
  • Assistance with your job and internship search while studying abroad
  • Handshake and LinkedIn questions

Who Do I Meet With?
Our entire staff works to continuously understand the changing landscape of business so that we can provide the knowledge critical to partner with you. If you are not sure where to start, just stop into suite 115, call (315) 443-4140, or email One of our front desk staff will welcome you, assess your needs, determine the best career professional to connect you with and provide you instruction on how to schedule an appointment via Handshake, if needed.

Ways the Whitman Career Center Meets With You:
Personalized Career Coaching Options: We understand the career search process is very daunting, so we are here to help! A personal coaching session allows you to meet with a professional to discuss topics such as matching your experiences to the right career choice, how to write an impactful resume, interview best-practices, or how can you get connected with Syracuse University alumni. Career Coaching sessions can be scheduled on Handshake. You may also stop our office in suite 115 or call us at (315) 443-4140 for more information.

Have an Upcoming Interview?
Our professionals conduct practice interviews to help you prepare for the real deal. These sessions, like personalized coaching, are 30-minute appointments with a career professional. Practice Interviews can be scheduled on Handshake. You may also stop our office in suite 115 or call us at (315) 443-4140 for more information.

Want to Meet with a Career Assistant?
Work with our Career Assistants who are trained Whitman student peers who can assist you with your resume, writing cover letters, aid in the navigation of the Handshake system, and interview preparation. To schedule an appointment during the academic year, please log-in to Handshake and review our career assistants' availability. You may also stop our office in suite 115 or call us at (315) 443-4140.

Don’t Have 30 Minutes?
Drop-in for a 15-minute session with a member of our staff for help with quick questions and immediate needs - first come, first served.

Drop-in Hours:
Academic Year Monday, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. & Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.