The College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) at Syracuse University is one of the few in the nation that has in-house career development for students.

The Office of Academic and Career Advising supports undergraduate and graduate students in all stages of their professional journey. Offerings include resume/cover letter reviews, developing an outstanding LinkedIn profile, finding an internship or job, networking tips, preparing for interviews, and guidance on career discernment.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions!

On This Page

  1. Resources Offered to Students
    1. Career Events
    2. One-on-One Meetings
    3. Classroom Presentations and Workshops
    4. Immersion Trips
    5. Drop-in Hours
  2. VPA Connect – Alumni Mentorship
  3. Stay Connected
  4. Post a Job or Internship
    1. Getting Started with Handshake: Employers
    2. How to Create an Employer-Account Linked to Your Student Account: Alumni
    3. How to Post a Job
    4. Identifying and Registering for Virtual Fairs
  5. Connect with VPA Students (Alumni & Employer Info)

Meet Your Career Advisors

In-house career advisors assist making your dreams a reality. Career advisors maintain close partnerships with industry leaders and alumni, connecting them to students through classroom presentations, information sessions, networking events, career fairs, on-campus interviewing, and more.

Jackie Flores portrait.

Jackie Flores
Assistant Director of Career Development
315.443.3910

Caitlyn AlbrightCaitlin Albright
Career Development and Immersion Specialist
315.443.2517
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Niki SwackhamerNiki Swackhamer
Career Advisor
315.443.2517

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
200 Crouse College

Schedule an Appointment


Student Information

Alumni and Employer Information


Career Counseling During COVID-19

Check out our most up-to-date virtual resources and links to remote jobs and internships available to students.

Please continue to read email updates and visit syracuse.edu/staysafe for the latest news and information about the University’s plans for upcoming semesters during the pandemic.