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A Powerful Ally

Shaping a community, country and the world begins with the right internship, network connection or job opportunity.

Syracuse University is a global community of innovators thinking of creative approaches in every field of study. A vast community of Orange alumni are in every state and 170 countries, ready to help put lessons from the classroom to use right away.

Proven Leadership

Our alumni have been making their mark on the world since Syracuse University’s founding in 1870. Whether in the arts, entertainment, journalism, business, government, law, human services or anything in between, our graduates have gone on to gain national and international acclaim.

Alumni serve as mentors, help secure valuable internships, and advocate to open doors with prospective employers. Whether networking with people in a given industry, performing research or starting a business, this support begins on day one. Syracuse University undergraduate students have helped discover gravitational waves, provided relief in disaster areas, become entrepreneurs and followed their passions with the help of the Orange alumni network.

Josh Aviv speaking at the Generation Orange Award Ceremony

Joshua Aviv ’15, G’17

With support from Syracuse University’s Blackstone LaunchPad, Joshua Aviv founded SparkCharge, a clean technology company specializing in portable electric vehicle chargers. Aviv won a $1 million startup competition after graduation.

Commencement image of Chancellor Kent Syverud shaking hands with student

Samantha Usman ’16

As an undergraduate majoring in physics and mathematics, Samantha Usman won nationally competitive scholarships—including the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship—with the support of the Center for Scholarship and Fellowship Advising.

Businessperson standing beside Microsoft Building Sign

Karthick Jayaraman G’11

As a computer engineer on Microsoft’s Physical Network Team, Karthick Jayaraman safeguards critical virtual infrastructure, ensuring that online services like Azure, Microsoft 365 and Xbox remain operational.

Join the Orange family and let our alumni be partners for a lifetime of success—in the classroom, community and beyond.

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