Career & Applied Learning Center

The CAL Center assists students in obtaining applied learning experiences: shadowing, informational interviews, internships, servicelearning placements, and volunteer opportunities. The Center provides students and graduates information and assistance with resumes, cover letters, and job search and interview techniques. The Center also maintains an on-line career information system, Purple Briefcase, which allows students and alumni to browse on-line career resources, search for jobs, build and upload resumes to be viewed by or sent to employers, and view a calendar of CAL Center workshops and events. The Center is located in Ferrante Hall, Room 262, and may be reached by phone at (315) 498-2585 or by email at calcenter@sunyocc.edu.

Internships

Gain practical experience and make yourself more marketable to employers by participating in an internship in your field of study. Depending upon your curriculum, credit may be awarded for the internship. To be eligible, you must have completed at least 24 credit hours and have a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. Contact the Internship Coordinator, located in the Career and Applied Learning Center, Ferrante Hall, Room 262, (315) 498-2494 or email calcenter@sunyocc.edu.

Community Service

Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community while meeting new people, trying out a career field, and building your resume! Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator to discuss your interests, special skills, and experience, and we will work with you to find your ideal match. Stop by the Career and Applied Learning (CAL) Center, Ferrante Hall, Room 262, call (315) 498-7207 or email volunteer@sunyocc.edu.

Service Learning

Service learning integrates community service with academic learning. Need a placement site for your service learning class requirement? Stop by and ask the Service Learning/Volunteer Coordinator, located in the Career and Applied Learning (CAL) Center in Ferrante Hall, Room 262, or call (315) 498-7207 for assistance in finding the right place to fulfill your service hours.

Employment Services

Need a job while going to school? Graduating and looking for professional employment? Need help writing or perfecting your resume or cover letter? Have an upcoming interview and need help preparing? Contact the Career and Applied Learning (CAL) Center for assistance: call (315) 498-2585, email calcenter@sunyocc.edu, or stop by Ferrante Hall, Room 262.