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OPERATION OSWEGO COUNTY
STATE OF NEW YORK - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
  • Hospitality

    and Leisure Industry is one of the four major industries in Oswego County along with Manufacturing, Health Care and Energy. It is one of today's most dynamic and growing fields, with a wide range of opportunities and challenges. Exciting sportfishing, auto racing, festivals and attractions...

  • Energy

    careers are central to the Oswego County economy. Jobs in this sector will continue to expand as new technology and applications develop to provide sustainable solutions for energy needs. Those with appropriate education, training and skills will find ample career opportunities...

  • Manufacturing

    employs over 750,000 New Yorkers and contributes $61 billion annually to New York State's GDP. Compared to other sectors of the economy, manufacturers pay higher wages, generate better benefits, and stimulate more high technology growth through research and development and productivity improvements...

  • Healthcare

    is one of today's most dynamic and growing fields, with a wide range of opportunities and challenges, and these career opportunities are an important and expanding component of the Oswego County economy...

Choosing a career is an important life decision and requires careful thought about potential occupations.


NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENTS

The next Youth Employment Summit will be held in October of 2011. More information will be available in the summer of 2011.

This website will help you explore occupations that you may want to consider.There are several things that you should take into consideration when evaluating your future:

    * Subjects that you enjoy
    * Causes or issues that you are passionate about
    * The pros and cons of a potential career choice
    * If there are certain advantages that one career may have over another

It may also be very helpful to complete a career assessment. Explore the link provided on this page. Once you have started to explore a career, you then have to begin the planning stages, so that you know where you are going and what steps you need to take to get there.

This website is meant to give you a first look at occupations within the Hospitality, Energy, Manufacturing, and Healthcare industries—sectors important locally, and that have good potential to provide a job.

This information will help you start to learn more so that as you begin your career search process you can begin to narrow down your interests. This is an exciting process and one that has great potential for you and your life's path.