INTRODUCTION TO THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, FREELANCE & CONSULTING INTEREST  COMMUNITY

The Entrepreneuership, Freelance & Consulting Career Interest Community offers customized support for students, which may include specialized career fairs, networks, employer visits, events and resources. Our Career Community, while facilitated by Career Services, is a collective and collaborative effort involving all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers in the career development process.

All Career Communities will give you the opportunity to:

  • MEET other students with similar interests
  • ENGAGE with faculty members, alumni, and employers in your interest area
  • CONSULT with mentors and advisors
  • ACCESS the many resources available to you at Ithaca College

Your career is a journey, not a destination. Let’s work together towards your success!

HOW TO GET THE RIGHT HEADSHOTS

Learn more about the importance of headshots and pitfalls to avoid. (Charlotte Thornton, Career Mentor for Actors, Mandy)

By Kimberly Lieb
Kimberly Lieb Assistant Director for Industry and Community Engagement Kimberly Lieb
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Resume Tips for Freelancers

Freelancers may enjoy more freedom and the ability to choose their own clients, they still face many of the same challenges as other workers–but in larger quantity. Unemployed Americans only have to worry about finding the one job to …

By Kimberly Lieb
Kimberly Lieb Assistant Director for Industry and Community Engagement Kimberly Lieb
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6 freelance side hustles that won’t interfere with your studies

Not only do side hustles allow you to earn money; they also help you develop skills future employers value.

“Earning an income while studying can help keep you financially afloat. And as technology advances, the range of opportunities for students …

By Kimberly Lieb
Kimberly Lieb Assistant Director for Industry and Community Engagement Kimberly Lieb
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How I Made a Music Career After Being Dropped From a Label

Great podcast, relevant to all students interested in freelance and entrepreneurship. Helpful and enlightening!

Discover actions to take to overcome challenges and find ways to achieve your career goals. Listen to the podcast now.

Podcast by Cathy Heller,  ‘Don’t Keep …

By Kimberly Lieb
Kimberly Lieb Assistant Director for Industry and Community Engagement Kimberly Lieb
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Ways to Recognize & Avoid Job Scams

Some job scams are easy to spot while others appear legitimate. According to the FBI, scammers advertise phony job opportunities on college employment websites soliciting college students for administrative positions. Then the student employee receives counterfeit checks and is told …

By Jennifer Pawlewicz
Jennifer Pawlewicz Career Engagement and Marketing Specialist Jennifer Pawlewicz
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