So Many Options...
On the eve of the May commencement, alumni celebrate the passing of the torch of learning from faculty and staff to the newest class of graduates. Faculty and staff will lead students and alumni representing various past class years in a procession to mark the seniors’ last night as undergraduates. Free. 315-312-2106.
Location: Marano Campus Center
Friday, May 13, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
SUNY Oswego celebrates its 155th Commencement with three ceremonies: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at 9 a.m. School of Business at 1 p.m. School of Communication, Media and the Arts and School of Education at 4 p.m. Admission by ticket. Also webcast live from oswego.edu. 315-312-2106. https://www.oswego.edu/college-store/commencement
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Marano Campus Center
Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Baseball vs. Ithaca
Location: Laker Baseball Field
Monday, May 2, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Baseball vs. RIT
Location: Laker Baseball Field
Tuesday, May 3, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2016
Join us for the biggest alumni party of the year! Visit alumni.oswego.edu/reunion for the most up-to-date information.
Location: SUNY Oswego, 7060 NY-104, Oswego, NY 13126, United States
Monday, May 2, 9:36 a.m. - 9:36 a.m.
2016 Alumni Mets Game
Gather with NYC-area alumni, family and friends for a day at the ballpark! http://bit.ly/1RKCBib
Location: Citi Field 123-01 Roosevelt Ave New York, NY 11368
Saturday, July 9, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
If you want to explore other options and branch out into other areas, you will be able to apply your broad range of skills and experiences acquired from your teacher preparation program to other career fields. The skills you have developed in your program are highly valued in many other areas: research and writing, dispute management, creativity, teamwork, organization and planning, multi-tasking, technical skills, communication and presentation....Does this sound like you? Learn how to identify and then transfer your impressive skill set to a variety of career fields!
Skills you have likely developed as a result of your education and experiences will include:
Leadership, Communication, cultural Competency, Organization and Planning, Creativity, Technology, teamwork, and much more. Click here for a list of skills you have developed, and how they translate into other fields.
Extended careers for educators
• Candid Career database:
426 videos on various careers in education, via our Candid Career video library!
• General Options (MANY ideas):
What you can do with an education major outside of the classroom
Hundreds of extended career paths listed here.
• Long-term Placements:
Volunteers For Peace
Global Service Corps
International Partnership for Service Learning
Global Volunteer Network
U.S. Department of Defense Dependent Schools
The U.S. Department of State Office of Overseas Schools
National Education Association
American Federation of Teachers
Council for Exceptional Children
American School Counselor Association
American Library Association
American Association of School Administrators
American Educational Research Association
Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages
International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
American College Personnel Association
NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Catch the Spirit - A Guide to Volunteering
Global Network Village - Volunteer Opportunities
How To Guide for Internships- PDF
How To Guide for Service Learning
Idealist - Nonprofit Career Center
Learn and Serve
Network for Good
CareerShift (thousands of opportunities)
Corporate / Leadership Jobs with Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts: You don't have to have been a member of the scouting programs to apply, although it is best. These organizations hire professionals full-time at competitive salaries, and you can make a big difference in the lives of children. To search job openings with the Boy Scouts click here. For girl scout positions click here.
Start Your Own Business:
1. 5 Basic Tips for Starting Your Own Business" for advice.
2. "Fantastic Home Based Jobs and Business Ideas."
3. Forums for Entrepreneurs: Online Groups to Help You Start Your Own Business."