Bill Coplin

Bill Coplin

Bill Coplin is a professor of public policy at the Maxwell School and The College of Arts and Sciences of Syracuse University, and author of 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised (Ten Speed Press, 2012) He can be reached through


Why College Students Need to Hit the Ground Running in Their Post-Grad Job Search

If you don't want to end up living at home and broke after you graduate college, come to grips with what one of my college professors told me 40 years ago: "A college degree and a dollar will get you four quarters."read more

How should I start the internship search, and who can I turn to for help?

First, make sure your résumé is in tip-top shape. If you have limited work experience, focus on other personal attributes (reliability, computer skills, leadership in athletics, etc.) that demonstrate how you are different from and better than other more