Career Development Center Staff

Julia Overton-Healy, Director

Photo of Julia Overton-Healy    Office Hours: By appointment, Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:30
    E-Mail: Julia.Overton-Healy@Plattsburgh.edu

   Areas of Expertise: Student employment services; career counseling; career planning; employer relations; job search strategies including resume and cover letter writing, interviewing; and graduate school planning.

   Whole-life career management, professionalism education, StrengthsQuest™, career document development, interviewing, salary negotiation, career mentorship, and women’s professional development/leadership.  
  

Dr. Overton-Healy joined the Career Development Center staff in the role of Director in July of 2014.  Prior to joining Plattsburgh, Julia has served as senior administrative director for career and leadership development centers, as well as a corporate recruiter providing team leadership for a company-wide internship program. In addition, she has fulfilled faculty appointments. Julia is very active in NASPA Region 2, NACE and several other professional organizations.

Julia earned her doctorate in Leadership and Administrative Studies for Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees were granted from Eastern Illinois University.
 

Sally Urban, Sr. Career Counselor

Photo of Sally Urban    Office Hours: By appointment, Monday - Friday 8:00-4:30
    Email: urbanse@plattsburgh.edu

   Areas of Expertise: Experiential education including cooperative education and internships; career / life planning; job search strategies including resume writing, portfolio development, and interviewing; employer relations; and graduate school planning. 

Ms. Urban joined the Career Development Center at Plattsburgh State in the fall of 2000. She holds a Master's degree in College Student Personnel from Indiana State University. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications from University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Ms. Urban was born and raised in central Wisconsin. She enjoys singing and a variety of cultural activities. She is currently the advisor of the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir.

Tobi Hay, Career Counselor/Employer Relations Specialist

Photo of Barbara Barry   Office Hours: By appointment, Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:30
   E-Mail:    tobi.hay@plattsburgh.edu

   Areas of Expertise: Career counseling, resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, employer outreach and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. 

Ms. Hay joined the Career Development Center in June 2014. Her experience with college students is extensive, including career counseling, corporate recruiting, academic advising and undergraduate and graduate admissions. She enjoys helping students discover their strengths and giving them the tools to become successful job seekers. 

She earned a Master's Degree in Student Affairs from Syracuse University and a Bachelor's in Political Science and Women's Studies from Colgate University.
 

Michelle St. Onge, Career Technology Coordinator

Office Hours: By appointment, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00-4:30
Email: michelle.stonge@plattsburgh.edu

Areas of Expertise: Web-based career management, career counseling; resume development, interviewing, and networking.  She is an enthusiastic promoter of social media as a tool for job search.

Ms.St. Onge joined the Career Development Center staff in the role of Interim Director in January of 2014.  She has worked part-time on campus since 2006, serving international students in the Global Education Office, as well as athletes and coaches in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Her career counseling experience is drawn from over 15 years as a certified career coach where she served business and community members affected by a reduction in workforce.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Vermont as well as a dual Masters degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs and Guidance & Counseling from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

 

Contact Information

To learn more about the Career Development Center at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Career Development Center
118 Angell College Center (ACC)
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, New York 12901

Phone (518) 564-2071
Fax (518) 564-5080