Students intern through SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO, NY – More than 150 students took part in internships this summer through SUNY Oswego’s Experience-Based Education program, among them several local students.

The interns, with their class year and major in parentheses, include:

Leah M. Phillips of Fulton: Oswego Hospital in Oswego (senior, human resource management)

Elizabeth Rice of Fulton: IBN Financial Services Inc. in Liverpool (senior, business administration)

Genna Tripoli of Lycoming: New York State Golf Association in Syracuse (senior, business administration)

Jacquelyn M. McGuire of Mexico: Children’s Museum of Oswego in Oswego (junior, business administration)

Jeremy T. Pekarek of Minetto: Seward House in Auburn (senior, history)

Kylie E. Wyman of Oswego: Situation Interactive in New York City (senior, journalism)

The Experience-Based Education program at Oswego places students in internships and career awareness opportunities that allow them to earn college credits while garnering valuable life experience.

Last year, more than a thousand Oswego students took part in experiential learning while working at hundreds of businesses, nonprofit agencies and government offices, not counting the hundreds of student teachers working in area schools.

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive.

U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2013, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2013 college guidebooks “The Best Northeastern Colleges,” as well as its 2013 list of “best value” colleges and universities nationally.

A 152-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.

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