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Career Ready Certification

Throughout your academic experience, take advantage of tools available to prepare for your post-graduation goals.

Our advising team, which is YOUR team, provides resume reviews, interview preparation, networking opportunities and workshops on how to maximize internships, undergraduate research and other experiential learning opportunities.

These tools are essential to building your career or graduate path after graduation. With them, you’ll develop:

  • A high level of certainly in the selection of your major
  • The ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts degree
  • A solid understanding of the various career application for your major
  • An established plan for reaching your post-graduation goals
  • The beginning of a strong alumni network of professionals in your field
  • Developed soft skills, gained through experiential learning activities

When you complete the Career Ready activities, you’ll get this certificate—and the knowledge that you are prepared for what comes next.

Ask your Academic and Career Advisor for details about achieving your College of Arts & Sciences | Maxwell School Career Ready Certification. We look forward to seeing you!

Excel training and certification program

This program is free of charge and available to students in the College of Arts and Sciences and undergraduate Maxwell students who are looking to build a solid foundation in Excel. With the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016 Certification, you will stand out in the competitive job market. Students must study and complete practice exams prior to taking the certification exam.

Starting Point: Excel Training & Certification Program

LinkedIn Learning (

Formerly, this online hub of classes in countless subjects is available to all active Syracuse University faculty, staff, and students. It is a wonderful resource to enhance your skills and competencies at your own pace. Explore your options and talk them over with your A&S | Maxwell advisor.

Starting Point: LinkedIn Learning via Syracuse University

Bloomberg Product Training

A&S | Maxwell students have access to hands-on training on Bloomberg investment portals. We are one of just a few campuses in the country to offer it! Ideal for economics or related studies. Offered by the Whitman School’s the Ballentine Investment Institute.

Starting Point: The Ballentine Investment Institute