Online Career Tools

 Handshake Logo    hireOZ by Handshake

hireOZ by Handshake is an online Career Services platform that connects you to 1,000s of employers that have internship,  full-time, part-time, and temporary job vacancies. Your account is already set up and waiting for you, all you need to do is log in with your LakerNet ID and password and complete your profile to start getting customized recommendations sent right to your home screen or iPhone. Any requests from alumni to obtain an Oswego email address go to Diane Schrader of the Alumni Office.  She can be reached at 315.312.3003 or via email at

Graphic for Parker Dewey   Micro-Internships and Project-based Experiences:

Short-term, professional, paid experiences are key to moving forward during these uncertain times.  Parker Dewey provides a way for you to immediately connect with a diverse network of companies and organizations year-round.  Micro-Internships will allow you to apply to short-term, professional assignments, while also allowing companies to identify and assess highly motivated college students and recent graduate for fit should there be full-time opportunities. Unlike traditional internships, these paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, can be completed year-round, and help students develop career skills while getting paid.


Search for occupations that utilize your skills and match your interests. Explore the occupation in depth - salary, education required, projected growth and much more (this resource also matches occupations to Strong Interest Inventory and Focus2 results).

Optimal Resume    OPTIMAL RESUME

Helps build and store unlimited resumes, conduct video mock interviews, design a professional website and more.

Career Shift    CAREERSHIFT

Free account featuring job listings, contact information for networking, and company research. Alumni: be sure to use your "" email address to login     BUZZFILE.COM
On Buzzfile, you can access detailed information on virtually EVERY company in the United States, as well as map, save and share your search results.  You may to asked to create a free log in to access some features.


Explore careers through job description videos, search information by career title, college major, career advice, industry information and company research.

Focus2 logo    FOCUS2 

Research occupations, take online self assessments and match your interests and abilities with careers. To register visit Focus2. Use your Oswego email address and the access code laker to create an account. Already have an account? Log in here.

What Can I do with a Major in logo  WHAT CAN I DO WITH A MAJOR IN...? 

Find information about the many careers related to your majors and minors.