Hi-Tech Career Gear

A world of opportunity...

Career Services  has invested in the very best tools available - anywhere - to help you find the best opportunities out there!  Feel free to explore on your own (for free!) or drop by the Compass for 1:1 assistance.

Optimal Resume:  an incredible online tool to help you build and store unlimited resumes and cover letters, conduct video mock interviews, design portfolios and your professional website, search for jobs, and more. Frankly, this is one of the best programs, anywhere - at any price - and students and alumni are raving about it!

CareerShift: Job listings, contact information for networking, and company research - all in one place.  Our students love this program - start and manage your free account today! 24/7 customer support available - what more could you ask for?  Search by keyword, type of position, geographic location, and much more.  Thousands of jobs just WAITING for you!  Alumni: be sure to use your "oswego.edu" email address to login

.LakerLeads is SUNY Oswego's one-stop career management system where students can search for an internship, check out part and full-time jobs, and find volunteer opportunities in the community. Create your free account today!  Your letters of reference for job opportunities or graduate school admissions can also be professionally managed through this system.

Social Media
:  Harness the power of social media to help you get where you want to go.  Make connections through Linkedin, learn about events through Facebook, stay abreast of opportunities via twitter feeds (broken down by industry!) and RSS and watch our employer videos on topics like resumes, interviewing, and job searching!  Plug into your future now!  

Linkedin:  online analysis, professional photo booth, and more - we'll come to your class/club, or meet with you 1:1 to make  sure your Linkedin profile is perfect, your profile picture is professional, and you know the best strategies to leverage the incredible power of linkedin to network and find opportunities.

Digital Dirt Squad:  Knowing how an employer will search for you online - and how to position your information so it tells the story YOU want is a skill you should develop. We are experts and we'll make sure your online reputation is perfect and you are using the right tools to tell the story you want to tell.  1:1 appointments are best for that personalize approach.  Call us at 312-2255 to set up some time today!

#Ozmystory: We want to celebrate your success!  Join the hundreds of other students who have "Oz'ed" their story and shared with our community their career-related activities.

Job Choices
:  An annual job search resource published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers is provided free of charge to seniors through Career Services.   This resource and the Educator Handbook are available in three different versions aimed at specific populations and packed with useful articles about job hunting, resumes, interviewing, and much more.  Go online or stop by the Compass for your free copy today!