Career Services

NYPL Career Services provides essential professional development support, resources, webinars, and events for job seekers and professionals, looking to craft an effective professional portfolio to enhance their career. We offer FREE virtual and in-person support to help you achieve your career or employment goals, which include coaching, resume or cover letter writing, job application support, and career development events.

Check out our services below:

Animated graphic with photos of adults at a jobs fair and the words The New York Public Library, Job Fair and Expo, Future of Work

Registration for the Job Fair & Expo on May 20, 2023 is now CLOSED, as we have reached capacity. To learn more about  Career Services events, go to


Career Services Database LogoBrainfuse JobNow 

Brainfuse JobNow database provides support for job-seekers through live resume building, career coaching, interview preparation, unemployment application support and so much more,  which can be used at a branch or within your own home.  Sign in with your library card, and get direct support from live coaches, who provide expert analysis to aid you in your career endeavors.


Career Coaching Logo Career  Coaching 

Our amazing Career Coaches can help you get your resume and other marketing materials ready, help you with networking, interviewing skills, etc. We're prepared to help you level up in your career by providing impartial advice and practical assistance to make the most of every opportunity.   


Career Coaching Logo​​One-on-One Job Support

Our dynamic One-on-One Job Support staff can help you jumpstart your job search, write and format a  basic resume, cover letter, provide resources for employment training programs, and suggest the right resources to help you find the job you desire.  



Career Coaching LogoResilience  Coaching 

Our amazing Resilience Coaches provide a safe space for individuals to share their thoughts and be themselves while working through personal or professional challenges. Our coaches offer strategies for supporting individuals in developing and sustaining a positive mindset, overcoming adversity, and building confidence; as well as identifying or filling in the gap between where a patron is now and where they want to be.  Note: THIS SERVICE IS NOT FOR CAREER COACHING or resume review.


Career Services Database LogoDatabases with Career Advice & Job Search Tools

Get access to career exploration sites that will help you advance in your career,  prepare for job-related exams, and education resources,  using your library card. Don't have a library card?  New York residents can get a library card through the SimplyE app.


Career Services Resources Directory LogoResources Directory

The Career Services Resource Directory was created to connect job seekers with quality online resources. If you are looking for a career coach to assist you individually, please​ book an appointment.


Career Services & Library-Wide Webinars

Whether you're just starting out or looking to transition in your career, we've got you covered. Our industry-leading presenters have workshops, seminars, and panels for resume writing and refinement,   interviewing, mature job seekers, career exploration, building your professional network, and more.


If you have questions about these offerings, please contact us at