Backpack to Briefcase Series
Career Services

Backpack to Briefcase Series

The popular Backpack to Briefcase programming is a weekly series of one-hour workshops, held in February and March, during which Career Services staff and alumni guest speakers prepare presentations on key topics all students must know to succeed in securing internships and jobs. 

Past topics have included: 
  • Résumé and Cover Letter Writing
  • Using LinkedIn and Social Media 
  • Hiring from the Employer Perspective
  • Job Search Strategies and What to Look for in an Employer
  • Managing Your First Year on the Job

Students participating in the Series are eligible to earn a variety of professional accessories, including padfolios, business cards and cases, résumé paper and envelopes, and more!


Room 206, Strebel Student Center
Twitter: @UCcareerservice
LinkedIn: Utica College Office of Career Services

(315) 792-3087
(315) 792-3370 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502