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  • Find job information working in New York City Department of Education.

  • NYC Business Solutions is at the forefront of the Agency's effort to provide direct assistance to business owners throughout the 5 boroughs.

  • This city department offers programs to service youth with vocational training, GED preparation, and assistance finding jobs. The Out-of-School Program is a vocational training program targeted at dropout or high school graduates ages 16 to 21.
  • This is a membership organization focused exclusively on workforce development issues in New York City.  This site includes NYCETC events and programs, marketplace--job listings, funding opportunities and workforce development resources.

  • Earn salary, benefits and master's degree while teaching in NYC public schools.

  • Workforce 1 Career Centers can offer you help in determing your skills and connecting to employers.  Career counseling, resume and cover letter assistance, job placement services, GED and ESOL classes, job training vouchers and other services are available.

  •  This is the Official Website of the City of New York.  It provides information on Jobs and Career in NYC.

  • Job seekers can search for jobs, post resumes and find career resources.
  • The online center for education professionals in New York State. It is designed with both candidates and schools in mind.

  • NYFA is the New York Foundation for the Arts, a philanthropic organization supporting the arts and the artists.  At this site, there is the NYFA's opportunities and services for artists.

  • The Center provides high quality business counseling and training to New Yorkers who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business.

  • On-line registration and test dates for the NYSTCE.
  • It features a more easy-to-navigate design, articles about careers and the workplace and job listings in the tri-state area and nationwide. You can also post resumes on Job Market and sign up for daily e-mail alerts.
  • O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, provides comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.
  • OES produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations, and estimates of the wages paid to them. These estimates are available for the nation as a whole, for individual states, and for metropolitan areas national occupational estimates for specific industries are also available.

  • The Occupational Outlook Handbook is compiled by the Department of Labor, the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is revised every two years. Each job title description provides extensive information on the nature of the work, working conditions, training and education needed, advancement potential, employment statistics, job outlook, earnings, links to related occupations, and sources of additional information.
  • Published quarterly by the Bureau of Labor Sstatistics,this magazine features articles with practical information on jobs and careers. The topics cover a wide variety of career-and work-related areas such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Lists 950 classes in Adult Basic Education and Occupational Education throughout the city in schools and community based organizations.
  • Information from ETS (Educational Testing Service) about the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Register for the test, download free sample test questions and tip sheets and more.
  • Links to websites for practice with listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and more. News, quizzes and other activities for all levels of English language learners.
  • Links to reading actitivies and exercises for English language learners of all levels.
  • Includes information on accreditation, degree mills, distance education certificates, associate, bachelors, masters degrees online and scholarships and finacial aid.
  • Offers tips on using open courseware and links to online materials. Categories covered include broadcast learning, university and other open courseware (OCW), podcasts, instructional videos and more.
  • Lists 100 open courseware projects organized by subject, from agriculture to psychology and social science. Includes courses produced by universities, United Nations agencies, the BBC and other organizations.
  • OnlineSports.com is a catalog of sports memorabilia, products, and services. At this site, the Career Center features job opportunities in all areas of the sports and recreation industry.
  • An employment training center for adults and youth with sites in Sunset Park and Williamsburg, providing basic education, GED preparation, job training, placement, and follow-up services.
  • Opportunities in Public Affairs is the major source of Capital Hill, Public Relations, and Public Affairs jobs in the Washington, DC area. At this site, you can select your field of interest to view the current job openings.
  • At this site you can search for jobs, post and edit your resume and access valuable resources for developing careers in the nonprofit community.
  • Office of Student Financial Assistance--U.S. Department of Education.
  • This site provides international job listings and links to other career resources.
  • The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers clear, concise review pages on many grammar points as well as useful cultural lessons on the higher education system in the US, workplace writing and other topics. Dozens of interactive and printable exercises on grammar, punctuation, and spelling are also available.
  • Free tutorial covering basic Internet concepts and web searching techniques.

  • Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce. A collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health science libraries. This site includes links to public health job opportunities and career-planning resources.
  • Assists formerly homeless men and women achieve self-sufficiency through employment training, education, and placement in jobs.  The Workforce Development Project at the Family Resource Center assist parents (re)entering the workforce with counseling, referral to education and job training programs, independent living skills training, soft skills training and job search help.

  • At this site you can get a free salary report based on your job title, location, education, skills and experience.

  • Peace Corps is a federal government agency devoted to world peace and friendship.  Volunteers have been invited by 139 host countries to work in the following areas: education, youth outreach, and community development; business development; agriculture and environment; health and HIV/AIDS; and information technology.

  • A handbook on the About.com website that offers lessons on PC hardware basics, navigating Windows, Internet browsing, file management and more.

  • This site is a service of the American Personal Chef Association and Institute. It includes information on this growing field and how to turn your culinary skills into a great business.
  • Free lessons to learn touch-typing. Adobe Flash Player needed.

  • Links to online instructional materials in different subjects. Reading music, touch-typing, memorizing poetry, and tying knots are some of the skills covered.
  • Distance Learning programs, courses and Test Preparation.
  • Links to institutions information on a range of education topics including corporate training.
  • Pfizer offers rewarding careers at numerous locations throughout the US and worldwide in areas such as finance, marketing, market research, business technology, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and engineering
  • Pharmacy Week's Website includes job postings, articles, and links to more information from the weekly print magazine.
  • International Pharmajobs is an Internet-based job market specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Current job opportunities cover pre-clinical research to marketing, entry level through upper management positions.
  • A networking and job search portal for careers and training in the pharmaceutical biotech, life science, pharmacy and medical device sales industries.
  • Find entry-level to senior level jobs in fundraising, nonprofit communication, nonprofit management, nonprofit leadership and much more.

  • PND is a service of the Foundation Center.  The Job section provides listings of curent full-time job openings at US based foundations and nonprofit organizations

     

  • The Philanthropy News Digest is a service of the Foundation Center. The Job Corner provides listings of current full time job openings at U.S. based foundations and nonprofit organizations.
  • This site includes job listings and a Discussion Board that gives job seekers an opportunity to learn from and network with some of the top experts in the physical therapy and rehabilitation professions.
  • At this site you can search the database of physician jobs from hospitals, clinics and search firms.
  • Physics Today, published by the American Institute of Physics, reports on events and news in the field of physics. This site provides a career center with job listings from academe, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations. It also offers job-hunting advice and career resources for younger persons who are interested in this field.
  • The job section includes job listings, a collection of articles and case studies looking at what it is like to be a working pyhsicist and professional development resources.
  • PhysLink provides research and education tools to physicists, engineers, astronomers, educators and students. The Job Board lists corporate, academic, graduate, and postgraduate opportunities.
  • PlaneJobs.com is an employment and recruitment web site serving the aviation industry exclusively.

  • This is a one-stop source for urban planning news, commentary, interviews, event coverage, book reviews, announcements, jobs, consultant listings, training and more.

  • Jobs for technology professional--engineering and technical recruitment. Most popular jobs by job category such as technology jobs, engineering jobs, building and construction jobs, telecommunication jobs, electronic jobs and manufacturing and industrial jobs.
  • This site provides listings of acting and threatical support positions on and off Broadway and throughout the United States, London, Canada, and Brazil.

  • This site provides listings of acting and threatrical support positions on and off Broadway and throughout the United States, London, Canada, and Brazil.

  • PNN Online, the nonprofit news and information resources, provides information on general fundraising, education, public works and advocacy and more. The Career Center offers job listings nationwide.

  • The Points of Light foundation was organized in 1990 for the purpose of engaging more people more effectively in volunteer community service to help solve serious social problems. Programs include 50+ volunteering Initiative, family cares, Kids Care Clubs and more.
  • Selected works by Martin Kimeldorf, author and educator.  Information is geared more toward teaching professionals.  Topics in the Portfolio Library include Life-Long Learning and Education Portfolios Meet Online, Professional Development Portfolio Creation Tips and more.

  • The database lists approximately 6,900 postsecondary institutions and programs,each of which is accredited by an accrediting agency or state approval agency recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education.
  • Free typing tutorials for QWERTY, the US Standard 101 keyboard, and DVORAK, the alternate standard keyboard. Free games and typing tests are also available.

  • The Professional Photographers of America site offers certification courses for professional photographers, copyright resources, image gallery and more. This site also includes classified ads.
  • PwC provides industry-focused services in the fields of assurance, tax, human resources, transactions, performance improvement and crisis management.  The Careers site provides job search information for experienced candidates and university candidates.

  • Information on testing, admissions (online school applications),financial aid, and career issues.
  • ProBrewer.com is a resource site serving all trades of the specialty beer business. The Classifieds section includes Help Wanted with job listings and the Available For Hire section provides resume posting service.
  • You can view the open job list and apply for the job of interest, update your personal information, and stay in contact with P&G so you will receive correspondence and updates.
  • PDMA is a community of product development and marketing professionals.  This site includes a career section with current job listings.

  • The community search site for film, television, video, live event and digital media production.
  • Research the salaries of over 300 professions.
  • This site includes industry information, a job bank, continuing education opporunities and more.
  • Progressive Engineer is an online magazine that features profiles of engineers and companies. It also has a job board and directories of engineering firms, sustainability-related firms, engineering organizations, engineering schools, and professional engineer licensing boards.
  • Project America is a nonprofit organization to promote community involvement. Volunteers experience challenging and fun projects in 21 countries. Conversations, care work, teaching, building and more open to all ages.
  • This job board focused solely on the IT professional. It includes computer-related jobs, career information and industry resources.
  • PsycCareers is a free service of the American Psychological Association. The topic centers provide information on press releases, psychology news, monitor on psychology, books and videos, journals, internal APA resources and additional links. You can browse or view all jobs at APA's Online Career Center.
  • This page is developed by Rollins School of Public Health. At this site, you can view jobs by city, class, country, date, industry, organization, state and title.
  • Public Health Jobs Worldwide is a weekly electronic newspaper that lists current job openings with public health programs based around the world. Subscription is required. The Top Jobs This Week is available without a subscription.
  • This site is maintained by the Public Health Library at the University of California, Berkeley. It is a great source of Information on the field of public health and includes links to associations and other resources for professionals.
  • This site includes an open job bank, networking and professional development information.

  • This site provides current news and information, interactive resources and job listings.
  • This site provides industry specific career channels with a wealth of information tailored to your career goals. Select a career channel to research industry information, search jobs and build your portfolio.
  • At this site, you can find public health jobs by location, find public health degree programs and post your public health resume.
  • This site is produced by the Association of Schools of Public Health Employment Council. It includes a job search function that links to relevant career websites,internship and fellowship information. Employers may also post jobs here.
  • Provides information to Puerto Ricans on how to obtain birth certificates, identification papers and other important documents. This site includes a "Questions & Services" section answering many questions Puerto Ricans may have about how to obtain documents.
  • A Worker Education Program established in collaboration with NYC labor unions providing working adult students a chance to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • At this site you can post your resume and create your portfolio, research your industry and search jobs.
  • Salary negotiation and job offer tools and resources.
  • Listening practice and quizzes for all levels of English language learners. Listen to conversations on everyday topics or practice listening for academic purposes with lectures and interviews.
  • RCJobs is the free employment service from Roll Call, the newspaper of Capital Hill. At this site, you can search for jobs or post a resume.
  • Published by Crain Communications, it is updated daily with news, current issues and classifieds which include employment listings.
  • Short video lessons using interviews with real people filmed on the streets of New York, Miami Beach, and Seattle. There are exercises for many videos, but for some there is only a transcript. Materials are available for English learners at different levels.
  • Find real estate jobs including director of real estate, property manager, asset manager, site acquisition specialist, financial analyst, director of marketing, loan officer, construction manager, project manager, estimator and more.
  • A site for the commercial real estate industry. It focuses on general skills, (i.e. sales management, sales and communication) and also allows the user to discuss selected experiences or unique skills.
  • This site is for record producers and music sound recording studio video tours and record producer interviews and recording equipment plus jobs in the music industry.
  • You can search jobs, post your resume and create your profolio and research your industry.
  • Reeve & Associates is an executive search firm specializing in the Marketing Research disciplines. It conducts searches in all major industries including Advertising, Automative, Consumer Package Goods, Computer hardware & software, Entertainment, Financial Services, High-Tech, Healthcare, Internet, Gas & Oil, Pharmaceutical, Publishing, and Telecommunications.

  • Job listings include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical imaging, nursing and other healthcare professions nationwide.
  • This site from the U.S. Department of Labor serves both individuals looking for apprenticeships and employers seeking to set up apprenticeship programs.

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