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Commencement Hangout

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Graduating this year? Feeling a little lost about what's next after you leave SU?

Syracuse University alumni are here to help. Please join us for a series of Google+ Hangouts on Air where our alumni will answer your questions about jobs, life after college, finances, and, well, just about anything.

All sessions will be streamed here and we invite you to join in the conversation and ask questions of our panelists on Twitter using the #AlwaysOrange

Jobs, Being a Professional, Working 9-5... eek!

May 6th at 3 p.m. EST

Paychecks, 6 a.m. alarms, Fridays that are just like every other day of the week (spent working!) – you have quite the transition ahead. Join our panelists to discuss how to effectively go from a classroom to a cubicle. What should you know as you start your career? How do you get ahead in your first job? How can the SU network help you to advance?

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The Other Side: The Real World and Non-Traditional Career Paths

 May 7th at 3 p.m. EST

Moving home to mom and dad? Off to travel the world? Perhaps your life and career plans are a bit non-traditional. Join our panelists who've been there and done that – they have great advice to share!

Panelists include:

  • Scott Spinelli '08 (@Scott_Spinelli), Author, Congratulations?
  • Rachel Chang G'03 (@rachelchang), Editor-in-Chief, J-14 Magazine
  • David Edelstein '78 (@dedelstein), Trustee at Syracuse University
  • Chad Rittgers '01 (@chadrittgers), Business Development and Strategic Digital Marketing Consultant

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Ask Us Anything!
May 8th at 3 p.m. EST

We mean it. These panelists will be ready to answer any and all questions about what to expect once you leave campus.  

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