Resource Center

Our Resource Center can assist you on a drop-in basis with a variety of career-related topics, including resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and usage, graduate school, internship and job searching, and more.  Please drop by and let's work together to help you get to that amazing life you are meant to live!

Career Communities and Peer Assistants

Ask questions and get help from someone who works in your industry! Peer Assistants are Career Services interns who offer services that include:

  • Critiquing students’ résumés & cover letters
  • Teaching students how to navigate our online tools for internship and job searching
  • Refering students to other department resources and services
  • Assisting students with creating and updating their LinkedIn profiles and networking skills

Career Communities

Select a Career Community below to see the associated majors, who the peer assistant is, and what hours and location they are available. Then, stop by and see us! You can also book an appointment with a Career Coach to assist you!



  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Global and International Studies
  • Human Resource Management
  • Language and International Trade
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management and Information Systems
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Technology Management

Hours and location:

Wednesday, 12 pm - 2 pm, Compass Resource Center

Josh Stone

Josh Stone, Career Peer Assistant

Year: Junior
Major: Finance
Minor: Accounting
Goals: Ideally, to become a financial advisor more tailored to targerting minority groups.
Favorite thing about Oswego: The weather. I was born in December so I'm just a winter baby.
Clubs/Orgs: I am the President of AAMEN.

Communication, Media, and the Arts


  • Art: Art History, Graphic Design, Studio Art, Illustration, Interaction Design

  • Broadcasting and Mass Communication

  • Cinema and Screen Studies

  • Communication

  • Creative Writing

  • English

  • Fine Arts

  • Graphic Design

  • Journalism

  • Music

  • Public Relations

  • Theatre

Hours and location:

Tuesday, 10 am- 12 pm - Compass Resource Center
Wednesday, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Compass Resource Center
Thursday, 10 am - 1 pm - Compass Resource Center

Career Peer Assistant:

Michael Griswold

Michael Griswold

Michael Griswold, Career Peer Assistant

Year: Senior

MajorBroadcasting and Mass Communication

MinorBusiness Administration and Photography

Goals: To become a Broadcast Engineer or Technical Media Operator.

Favorite thing about OswegoI really love the lake and I love how many extra curricular organizations or groups that are on campus. The faculty and staff go above and beyond to prepare you for the next level of whatever you want to do!

Clubs/OrgsI am the General Manager of WTOP-10 which takes up the majority of my time outside of class.



  • Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12)

  • Career and Technical Education

  • Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

  • Technology Education

  • Education- MSEd, MST, MAT, CAS

  • School Psy/School Counseling, MS/CAS

Hours and location:

Monday, 9 am - 12 pm - Compass Resource Center
Tuesday, 6 pm - 7:30 pm - Virtual via Zoom 
Wednesday, 9 am - 12 pm - Compass Resource Center 

Bryan Diaz-Ximello

Bryan Diaz-Ximello, Career Peer Assistant

Year: Junior

MajorTechnology Education; History

MinorSustainability Studies

Goals: To become an educator.

Favorite thing about OswegoI love the community of SUNY Oswego. Everyone is very helpful and makes you feel very welcome.

Public & Human Services


  • Behavioral Forensics, AC

  • Criminal Justice

  • Public Justice

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

  • Gender & Women’s Studies

  • Human Development

  • Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

  • Political Science

  • French/Spanish/German

  • Linguistics

  • Philosophy-Psychology

  • American Studies

  • History

Hours and location:

Monday, 1 pm - 4:30 pm - Compass Resource Center
Wednesday, 1 pm - 4:30 pm - Compass Resource Center

Samantha Kern

Samantha Kern, Career Peer Assistant

Year: Sophomore

Major: Psychology

MinorMusic Theatre

GoalsSocial Worker/Counselor

Favorite thing about OswegoThe lake, hockey games, the size of campus, and my classes thus far.

Clubs/Orgs: Club softball, Del Sarte Dance club and theatre club. 

STEM & Healthcare


  • Anthropology

  • Applied Mathematical Economics

  • Applied Mathematics

  • Biochemistry

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Cognitive Science 

  • Computer Science

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Geochemistry

  • Geology

  • Information Science

  • Mathematics

  • Meteorology

  • Physics

  • Software Engineering

  • Wellness Management

  • Zoology

Hours and location:

Monday, 3 pm-4 pm (biweekly) - Shineman Conference Room
Monday, 3 pm-4 pm (biweekly) - Shineman Nucleus
Tuesday, 12:45 pm-2:45 pm - Compass Resource Center
Wednesday, 3 pm-4 pm - Shineman Nucleus
Thursday, 12:45 pm-2:25 pm - Compass Resource Center
Friday, 8:30 am-10:15 am - Shineman Nucleus

Ahkalia Williams

Ahkalia Williams, Career Peer Assistant

Year: Senior

Major: Physics

Minor: Health Science

GoalsTo work in Oncology, as a medical physicist or radiation oncologist.

Favorite thing about OswegoMy favorite thing about Oswego is the welcoming community. Everyone is so warm and inviting of students which I appreciate, a lot being many hours away from home. I also enjoy the scenery. The lake has beautiful views and unforgettable sunsets. The wildlife is so enchanting with so much to explore. There is so much peace and beauty in this community.

Clubs/Orgs: I am a founding member of the Golden Z Club of SUNY Oswego. I also serve as the club treasurer. I am the Public Relations Chair for Pre-Health Care Club. I am the Vice President of the CSTEP Board and also an Event Manager for Campus Events and Conference Services. I am also a proud member of Eta Sigma Gamma National Health Education Honors Society, Math Club, and Bold Black Beauties.

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