Virtual D.C. Immersion: A Professional Development Series

Throughout Feb. 2021, all students are invited to attend free virtual professional development sessions offering an inside look at what it’s like to live and work in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia region.

Virtual Event Instructions 

While connecting with Syracuse University alumni and industry experts, don’t forget to prepare your resume, explore networking best practices and update your Handshake account!

Using the registration links below, please use Handshake to register and to attend the virtual sessions. Please visit the Handshake webpage for additional information and instruction.

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 3-4 p.m. (ET)

Navigating the Federal Job Application:  Join Adelle Dantzler G’93, federal career coach and job search trainer, for a presentation with helpful tips on applying for permanent positions in the federal government and information on internship opportunities.

Register and attend this free session with Handshake.

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 3-4 p.m. (ET)

Moderated Discussion (Post-Graduate Degrees: Pros and Cons for Advanced Studies in Law, Education, and IT): Join Generation Orange alumni and former Immersion participants Abby Snelling ’19, Kanisha Ffriend ’16, Cynthia Gonzalez ’19, and Raymond Perez ’20 , as they share personal experiences in choosing whether or not to pursue post-graduate education.

Register and attend this free session with Handshake.

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 3-4 p.m. (ET)

Moderated Discussion (Careers in Communications): Alumni guests include industry experts Sabrina Fang Farley ’96, senior director of media relations at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Justin O’Neill G’10, senior producer – ‘Sidedoor’ podcast at the Smithsonian Institution; and Kyra Meister ’19, former Immersion Week participant and audience coordinator at The Atlantic. Discussions will address a variety of topics including current industry trends, tips on networking or job searching in our current climate, and what it’s like to live and work in the D.C. region.

Register and attend this free session with Handshake.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 3-4 p.m. (ET)

Moderated Discussion (What is Consulting?): Alumni guests include industry experts Madeline Tormey ’16, disaster recovery manager at Hagerty Consulting; Michelle Lane ’96, managing director at Deloitte; and Kwame Egerton ’14, finance project manager, new product initiatives at Facebook. Discussions will address a variety of topics including current industry trends, tips on networking or job searching in our current climate, and what it’s like to live and work in the D.C. region.

Register and attend this free session with Handshake. 

For more information or to request accommodations, please email Syracuse University Career Services or call 315.443.3616.