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Career Services

The School of Education Career Services office offers a variety of services to help you with your job search in the education field.  These services include opening a credential file, resume assistance, Teacher Recruitment Days participation and New York State Teacher Certification recommendation.

Credential File

  • Recommended to be opened in the senior year after student teaching placement.
  • Contains recommendation letters from host teachers, professors, and employers.
  • $35 registration fee is required to open a file (first 3 mailings are free of charge). Once a file contains at least 3 letters, it is ready to send to prospective employers.
  • Copies of the file are sent at your request via email to Brenda Hoefler at blhoefle@syr.edu.
  • All checks and money orders should be made payable to Syracuse University.
  • Download the credential file form

Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

  • Resource materials available at 111 Waverly Ave., Suite 230
  • Resume and cover letter review and assistance. Please email Brenda Hoefler to request an appointment at blhoefle@syr.edu.

Teacher Recruitment Days

  • The annual Central New York Teacher Recruitment Days job fair is held each spring at SUNY Cortland, New York.
  • Syracuse University School of Education students will be offered the opportunity to interview with school districts visiting from a variety of schools.

Job Search Handbook for Educators

  • This handbook is available free of charge to facilitate your job search. It offers valuable tips for the job search process in the education field.  It also contains job search strategies and information related to teacher supply and demand per region.

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