Individual Growth & Development
As one of the largest employers in Central New York, Syracuse University provides many career opportunities for its workforce. The Office of Human Resources is committed to providing the tools and support you need to grow and develop in your current position and manage your own career.
Career Coaching Services
Any SU employee can request a member of the WorkLife and Organizational Development team to:
- act as a career coach and provide valuable insight into creating resumes and cover letters with the SU hiring perspective in mind.
- provide one-on-one career coaching sessions and resources.
- provide mock interviewing sessions to prepare for interviews.
SU's chapter of Toastmasters, the Orange Orators, meets on campus regularly. This supportive group of colleagues will help you to develop and hone your skills in public speaking, organizing presentations, and thinking on your feet.
Learning Opportunities Catalog:
This catalog of training sessions provides development opportunities on a wide variety of topics throughout the year.
If your group or department is looking for support to develop new skills, learn about each other, or improve performance in a particular area, the WorkLife and Organizational Development team facilitates customized workshops on a range of topics, including:
- Adapting to change
- Customer service
- Crucial conversations
- Excellence in supervision
- Managing performance
- Team building
- Communication styles
- Organizational change
Formal education is often the key to unlocking the door to job advancement, alternative career choices, and financial security. We encourage you, your spouse, or your same sex domestic partner to take advantage of the remitted tuition benefit. Find out more about the benefit on the HR remitted tuition benefit webpage.