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.

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.

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.

Reference USA
: A web-based research system that allows you to search and save potential employers as well as in-depth contact information and organization details.  EVERY organization in the country is in this extensive database!  Due to licensing restrictions, this tool is available exclusively in the Compass Resource Center, but you can save/email yourself the results.  Alumni: if you are unable to come to campus, we may be able to conduct searches for you.  Please email your request (type of organization and geographic preference) to "compass@oswego.edu" and we will get back to you.

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!  

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!