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Job and Employment Links for the Week of January 7

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In 1978, Beatrice Andrews took the first step toward a lifelonmg career when she enrolled in an apprenticeship with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 613 at the age of 24.  Beatrice excelled in her trade for 37 years, retiring in 2015.  She said," I believe it can be very motivating for young girls to see women who have made it in career fields not normally associated with female employees.  It lets them know that they, too, can succeed."  You can learn more about her apprenticeship success story in the Department of Labor blog, From Apprenticeship to Mentorship.

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.

Brooklyn Networks is a free, six-week training program that helps unemployed and underemployed individuals access career in low-voltage cabling.  The course prepares graduates to obtain the industry-recognized BICSI credential, followed by work in fields like voice and data cabling, security system installation, broadcast cabling, and A/V system installation. For more information call 718-237-2017 x 149 and attend an Information Session

The CUNY (Kingsborough  Community College) Fatherhood Academy (CFA) is a free program designed to promote responsible parenting and economic stability for unemployed and underemployed fathers ages 18-28, through education, employment, and personal development.  The program provides parenting seminars, personal and career counseling and guidance, immediate job coaching and placement in internships, MTA Metrocards, incentives, food coupons, and free college classes.  For more information please call 718-368-6784.

New Partners Inc. will present a recruitment on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10 am - 1 pm for Home Health Aide (5 F/T & P/T openings) at NYC Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.  No appointment required.  To apply, candidates must attend the recruitment :  Must bring ID, and resume on date of recruitment.  Also bring HHA certificate, if you are already certified. 

Harlem Mini Job Fair on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 10 am - 1 pm at Upper Manhattan Workforce 1 Career Center, 215 West 125th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10027.  Participating businesses  include Sprint, Randall's Island Park Alliance, CyraCom International, Inc., RGIS Inventory.   No appointment required.  Must bring  Photo I.D. and at least ten copies of  your resume.   Must be prepared for an interview.

Benefits of Exploring Job Zone on Wednesday, January  10, 2018, 2:15 - 4:15 pm at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 East Fordham Rd., 8th floor,  Bronx, NY 10458.  Participants will learn and explore how to use Job Zone, an interactive resource to help manage their careers.

Acing the Interview Workshop on Thursday , January 11, 2018,  1:30 - 4:00 pm at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 East Fordham Rd, 8th floor, Bronx, NY 10458.  

Security Guard Screening on Friday, January 12, 2018, 10 - 10:15 am at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 East Fordham Road, 8th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458.  Full-Time Flexible schedule a must.  Must have updated 8 hour and  16 hour certificates, current  New York State Security License, High School Diploma, New York State ID or Driver's License.

Social Service Screening on Friday, January 12, 2018, 1:30 - 1:45 pm at Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 East Fordham Road, 8th floor, Bronx, NY 10458.  Residential  Aide, Housing Specialist, Direct Support Professional (DSP).

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:, 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 January 7 become available.


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