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Career Services

Office of Academic and Student Services
111 Waverly Ave., Suite 230
315-443-4759

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 Files

  • 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 ladefree@syr.edu.
  • All checks and money orders should be made payable to Syracuse University.
  • Application forms are available at 111 Waverly Ave., Suite 230.
  • 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 request for an appointment at ladefree@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 resumes, cover letters and interviewing techniques. It also contains job search strategies and information related to teacher supply and demand per region.

Teaching Opportunities 

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Teaching Abroad Opportunities

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