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A National Science Foundation  (NSF)  funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site  Program is recruiting  talented undergraduate students residing in the NY area from (but not limited to) historically disadvantaged groups to partake in a  part-time year-long program to engage in research on language(s) and benefit from workshops that will help them prepare for the next steps in their educational journey. The 14 students  selected for the program will be awarded a stipend of $6,500 a year for participation in the program.   Apply now.

After several years in the U.S. Marine Corps, including two deployments to Afghanistan, Rachael Moore  was ready to trade her combat boots for business shoes.  The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) which is designed to provide service members with the vital tools necessary to succeed in the next stage of their lives,  helped get her there.  You can learn more about Rachael's story from the DOL blog, Veteran Trades USMC for NASA, authored by Eric R. Lucero, deputy director in the department's Office of Public Affairs in Atlanta, Georgia.

Comunilife's goal is to improve the quality of life and create a healthier tomorrow for New Yorkers with special needs in the Hispanic and broader communities  - by providing culturally competent health and human services and a continuum of affordable and supportive housing. Currrent listings include clinical /services program directors, clinical supervisors, case managers, outreach workers, mental health /substance  abuse/ entitlement/ vocational  counselors, housing/facilities apartment finders, director of facilities, maintenance specialists, administrative assistants and more.  Apply online.

Total Transportation  is a union company servicing the Department of Education, with locations in Brooklyn and the Bronx.  It is hiring  CDL Class B to fill full-time positions, night, weekends  and overtime available.  $500 Sign-On Bonus.  Starting salary $625 / Week.  Benefits: Union, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, Paid Holidays, Annual Safety  and Attendance Bonus.  Apply today.

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts , at historic Flushing Town Hall , is pleased to offer the following opportunities:  Community Outreach - Chinese Project Director, Box Office & Customer Service Support, Volunteer.  All positions open until removed from the website.

Sign Up to be an Emergency Snow Laborer and help to remove snow and ice from bus stops, step streets, and other locations throughout the city this winter.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be eligible to work in the United States, and capable of performing heavy physical labor.

Platform by Per Scholas trains local talent using custom curriculum designed by Cognizant Technology Solutions to ensure students are equiped with the tech skills they need to get hired by the Fortune 500 company.  Over the course of 8 - 12 weeks,  Platform classes, Quality Engineering  and Application Support Management, will introduce  students to advanced computational thinking, business competencies, programming languages and related topics necessary to fill IT positions at Cognizant.  All eligible graduates will have the opportunity to interview with Cognizant.  Classes begin monthly.  Apply now. 

CUNY Tech Works in collaboration with CUNY BMCC (Borough of Manhattan Community College) Office of Adult Continuing Education  and Workforce Development is offering "No Cost" Information Technology training. The 22 week industry certified Comupter Network  Support training in CompTIA A+ and CISCO CCNA also includes soft skills preparation, and job placement assistance.  Training earns up to 4 college credits towards a CIS Associate degree at BMCC.    The second Cohort is scheduled to start December 14, 2017.    Pre req: H.S. diploma or GED, Tabe test and interview for consideration.  Must attend Information Session. For more information call 212-346-8410, visit www.bmcc.cuny.edu/ce

Career Development Workshop on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  This workshop is for all interested job seekers to learn the value of the career exploration process and how the process can possibly impact your career path.

Job Finding Club on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 2 - 4 pm at Flushing  Workforce 1 Career Center, 138 60 Barclay Ave., 2nd floor, Flushing, NY 11355.  This workshop is for all interested jobseekers and dislocated worker to form a weekly support  group focusing on obtaining job goals.

Neighborhood Association for Intercultural Affairs will present a recruitment on Thursday, December 14, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm for Administrative Assistant (1 opening),  Driver (2 openings), Shift Supervisor (3 openings), Jr. Safety Monitor (2 openings) at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E. Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458.  By appointment only. 

Basic Resume Writing  Workshop on Thursday, December 14, 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.       

Dealing with Job Loss workshop on Friday, December 15, 2017, 11 am - 1 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. This workshop is for all interested jobseekers to discuss the job loss stages of grief,  do assessment exercise and express their feelings.

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 December 10  become available.

 

                                                                                                                

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