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The LifeSci NYC Internship Program  RFP supports this rapidly-growing industry by offering specialized, hands-on experience to New York students currently enrolled in a related academic field.  Students will gain unparalleled exposure and make valuable connections that will enhance their career opportunities.  The submission deadline for this RFP is Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 4:00 pm.

 Free Clerical Skills Training and High School Equivalency Preparation is a paid 20- week training program that includes Business administrative/customer service skills, Public speaking  and communications skills, College access assistance, Job placement assistance, High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation, Networking with corporate executives.  The program also includes a biweekly stipend and a free metrocard.  For more information, please call Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow at 718-369-0303.

If you are 17-24 years old, not currently enrolled in school, and meet income guidelines, you may apply to this 10  weeks of paid training along with certification as a customer service specialist.  For more information, please contact the Italian American Civil Rights League at 718-642-2180.

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Laborers, Local Union #731, will conduct a recruitment from May 9, 2017 through May 22, 2017 for 30 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices.  Applications will be available online at Recruitment.local731.org  from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, Monday through Friday, during the recruitment period.  Only 300 applications will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Applicants who do not have access to a computor should visit their local library or their nearest Department of Labor Career Center. 

The Chinese-American Planning Council Workforce Development Division offers education, training, placement, and post placement support services to job seekers. Job training programs include BuildingWorks Pre-ApprenticeshipTraining, Hospitality Careers and LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail Training.

Job Finding Club on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 2 - 4 pm, for all interested jobseekers and dislocated workers to form a weekly support group focusing on obtaining goals, at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Ave. 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.

Basic Resume Writing  workshop on Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1:30 - 3 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn  Street,  Brooklyn, NY 11201.  Participants will learn the purpose of a resume, chronological and combination resumes and select the appropriate type for their specific needs.

Services for the Underserved, Inc. will present a recruitment on Friday, April 28, 2017, 10 am - 3 pm for LPN (5 F/T & P/T openings), Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (2 F/T & P/T openings), Substance Abuse Counselor  (5 openings),  Psychotherapist (2 F/T & Fee-for-Service openings), Social Worker (5 openings) and Case Manager (10 openings) at Brownsville Multi-Service, 444 Thomas S. Boyland Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212.

Job Postings at New York City Workforce 1.  Job Search Central

Apprenticeship Opportunities in New York City.

Brooklyn Community  Board 14: Available jobs

The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCE&TC) is an association of 200 community-based organizations, educational institutions, and labor unions that annually provide job training and employment services to over 750,000 New Yorkers, including welfare recipients, unemployed workers, low-wage workers, at-risk youth, the formerly incarcerated, immigrants and the mentally and physically disabled. View NYCE&TC Job Listings.

Digital NYC is the official online hub of the New York City startup and technology ecosystem, bringing together every company, startup, investor, event, job, class, blog, video, workplace, accelerator, incubator, resource, and organization in the five boroughs. Search jobs by category on this site.

St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development provides Free Job Training and Educational Programs in Environmental Response and Remediation Tec (ERRT). Commercial Driver's License, Pest Control Technician Training (PCT), Employment Search and Prep Training and Job Placement, Earn Benefits and Career Path Center. For information and assistance, please visit St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development or call 718-302-2057 ext. 202.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement. Currently, BWI offers free job training programs in four industries: commercial driving, telecommunications cable installation, TV and film production, and skilled woodworking.

CMP (formerly Chinatown Manpower Project) in lower Manhattan is now recruiting for a free training in Quickbooks, Basic Accounting, and Excel. This training is open to anyone who is receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Class runs for eight weeks, followed by one-on-one meetings with a job developer. CMP also provides Free Home Health Aide Training for bilingual English/Cantonese speakers who are receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Training runs Mondays through Fridays for six weeks and includes test prep and taking the HHA certification exam. Students learn about direct care techniques such as taking vital signs and assisting with personal hygiene and nutrition. For more information for the above two training programs, email: info@cmpny.org, call 212-571-1690, or visit. CMP also provides tuition-based healthcare and business trainings free to students who are entitled to ACCESS funding.

Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) trains women and places them in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades. It helps women achieve economic independence and a secure future. For information call 212-627-6252 or register online.

Grace Institute provides tuition-free, practical job training in a supportive learning community for underserved New York area women of all ages and from many different backgrounds. For information call 212-832-7605.

Please note this page will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of April 23 become available.

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