Mentor-Scholar is an academic and social mentoring program that partners SUNY Oswego undergraduates and students within community school districts through the academic year. Mentoring pairs meet twice per week after school to work on general academics, address social issues and have fun. SUNY Oswego students earn course credit through GST 311, which addresses issues of mentoring, poverty and adolescent growth within the context of youth programming.

GST 303: Leadership in Your Field

GST 303: Leadership in Your Field is a three-credit online course designed as a means of earning academic credit based on leadership, social ethics and professional development. Through reading, assignments, class discussion, reflection, interaction in the community and advisement, students will develop time-management plans, self-awareness and self-marketing materials to guide the development of progression in the workplace. Students will be required to have a community field experience with a minimum of 30 hours in the community in addition to the online assignments.

GST 101: Professional Skills Preparatory Course

Through the GST 101: Professional Skills Preparatory Course, students will examine, define and equip themselves with the critical skills and workplace competencies employers' desire in successful candidates for employment. These professional skills assist students in obtaining valuable volunteer/community service/service learning, internships, Co-ops and jobs, and give job candidates a competitive advantage in the workplace.


The Center for Experiential Learning has a Co-op (Cooperative Education Program). A Co-op is an educational program where students can get hands-on experience in their field of study through working in a professional environment.

Visit the Co-op website!