Why Syracuse

Since day one, Terakeet has called Armory Square home.

A thriving downtown and aspiring tech hub features unique restaurants, bars and eclectic shops available to you from Monday lunch break to Friday happy hour.

Dynamic Community – No Matter the Season

Between the New York State Fair, the Taste of Syracuse festival and the beaches, lakes, hiking trails and skiing opportunities surrounding the city, Syracuse offers plenty of entertainment all year round.

Family-Friendly Location

The economical cost of living, nationally ranked high schools and easy access to the suburbs make Syracuse the picture-perfect place to call home.

Our diverse community lets you enjoy the best of city living with a small-town feel in Syracuse.

Passionate Local Fanbases

Syracuse plays host to great sports teams, and Terakeet’s sports fans enjoy Syracuse University’s national athletics programs, Mets AAA baseball and Crunch AAA hockey.

The Perfect Size

New York City and Boston are great, but living there, you can get lost. Syracuse is sample size. It’s a city with everything in close proximity – from underground music and art to great food, all within walking distance. And you feel like a significant part of the community.

That’s what I love about Syracuse. It’s where I feel most at home.

Abigail Welles, Digital Content Specialist

The Perfect Balance

Syracuse is a hidden gem — we have great local farmers, so you can eat fresh all the time. You can go to the farmers’ market and buy local produce. You can support local breweries. You can have that urban setting in the downtown area, and then you can go 10 minutes east to hike in Green Lakes or 45 minutes to Ithaca Falls. You’re not confined to the city as you would be in bigger metro areas, and for me, that is a perfect balance.

Brian Quoss, Design Director

Green Lakes State Park

The Perfect Distance

Syracuse lies only four hours from Boston, NYC, Toronto and Philadelphia for short weekend trips or vacations.

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An inside look at life as an employee. Join us as we build a community of awesome people.

Instagram post 18107387833229776 We're so proud to share the news of our in-house charity Cause For The Cuse's (@causeforthecuse) recent donation! The employee-run organization provided laptops, hotspots, and cellular cards for WiFi access to local families within the Syracuse City School District to support virtual learning needs.

"After this especially difficult year for our community, we wanted to think bigger and find more ways to help local families directly. We are thrilled to be able to step up to help students continue their learning." - Patrick Danial (Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder).

#WeAreTerakeet
Instagram post 17907465394762048 Happy #NationalLibraryWeek! 📚 In honor of the holiday, we're sharing the top reading recommendations for 2021 from members of our Books and TV Shows Slack channel. Pick one up at your local library and let us know your own recommendations in the comments below!
Instagram post 17902050613868657 We recently hosted an "Ask Me Anything" session on our Stories, asking followers to send in their questions about what it's like to work at Terakeet. Our employees answered many, with topics ranging from personal development to company pride. Check out the questions and answers in our latest blog post (link in bio)!
Instagram post 17903561071833720 "Working for a place that will listen to my ideas and actually trust me to make something good happen with that idea— that's why I'm here. That's why I'm going to stay here. The power of someone believing in you is something we all deserve to feel." - Amanda Hennigan, Digital Outreach Director

At Terakeet, we pride ourselves on our team's innovative thinking and freedom to develop new ideas. According to Amanda, that's what has kept her growing at Terakeet for over six years. Read more of her thoughts in our latest Careers blog post (link in bio)! #WeAreTerakeet
Instagram post 17890798972966103 Check out our Stories today to ask current employees what it's like to work at Terakeet! #WeAreTerakeet
Instagram post 17883505526081249 What's our "Circle-Up" meeting every week? What types of career growth programs do we have? How's our work/life balance? Bring all your questions about life at Terakeet to our Stories tomorrow for an AMA where current employees will give answers from 10-4 EST! #WeAreTerakeet
Instagram post 18015533722306952 From living 10 houses away to working 10 desks apart, Lindsay Young (Sr. Digital Outreach Specialist/Team Lead) and Lucy Vishneowski (Outreach Manager) give "Terakeet Family" a whole new meaning. We caught up with the cousins — pictured between their sisters at a past event— to hear what it's like to work with a relative. #WeAreTerakeet

"Working with family is just another benefit to the job. Back when we were playing dress-up or recreating Spice Girls concerts, I never thought we'd get to experience a different kind of fun at work, but I'm sure happy we do." - Lucy

"It's so nice to see a trusted, familiar face when I've had a long day and to have someone to bounce ideas off of in the office." - Lindsay
Instagram post 17904533101805659 After a year of remote work, we want to know what's become your go-to at home: pets or plants? Slack or Zoom? Enter ✨ This or That: Home Office Edition ✨ To share your own remote work preferences, take a screenshot and circle your choices on your story. Don't forget to tag us so we can see your answers! #weareterakeet💚
Instagram post 17902212586763204 According to Morgan Statt (Sr. Sales Analyst), the best playlists correlate with your energy levels.

"I'm most awake in the morning, so soft, acoustic songs do the trick. By the afternoon, I enlist the help of a strong cup of coffee and a dance beat to power through." 

Needing some mid-day motivation? Check out our Spotify channel (link in bio) to listen to Morgan's playlist! 🎧 #weareterakeet💚
Instagram post 17908100935695179 At Terakeet, we believe in company-wide transparency and team feedback. As part of this stance, our Co-Founders Mac and Pat host "Ask Me Anything" sessions where every employee has the opportunity to ask their burning questions. Today's topics ranged from the future of the company and remote work to the benefits of parenting.

"The company is bigger than Pat and me. It's not dependent on just the two of us anymore, it's dependent on all of us." - MacLaren Cummings, co-founder & CEO #weareterakeet💚
Instagram post 17896283371843451 🔔 #Hiring alert! 🔔 Terakeet is growing and looking for talented individuals to join our team. Click the link in our bio to learn more about these roles or find your fit among our other openings!
Instagram post 17877645551216792 Malik Gayle (Digital Content Specialist) has become famous in the Terakeet office for his high-quality Zoom setup. 🎙️ However, not many employees know that his "morning show-ready" frame is due to his work on the musician-based podcast, @AgainstTheAlgorithm. Read how Malik got started on the podcast, who he's dying to interview, and his advice to others with passion projects in March's #HumansofTerakeet post! (link in bio)
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