Job Search Resources
Let the Library guide your search for employment with everything from resume help to databases to classes.
Not sure where to start? Try our Frequently Asked Questions or visit Job Search Central at the Science, Industry and Business Library—your one-stop shop for all your job search needs.
Job Search Assistance
- Pro Bono Career Coaching available at @ SIBL
- Job and Career Workshops @ NYPL Locations
- Job Search Central Blog
- Bronx Library Center's Career and Educational Information Service
- Listen to a NYPL Library program on Effective Employment Strategies for Those 50+
- Watch Barry Cohen's program: Powerful First Impressions: Find and Get the Job Your Really Want
Career Exploration and Job Seaching Online
- Job Search and Career Databases
Premium databases for searching - free access with your Library card!
- eBooks, Audiobooks, and Videos
Downloadable resources for job seekers and entrepreneurs. Free with your Library card!
- Employment Websites
NYPL's recommendations for the best free websites for finding a job and advancing your career
Small Business Assistance
Individual counseling to small businesses, provided by retired executives
Job Placement Partners
Job Search Central in the News
- Job Search Tips (Printable PDF file)
- Financial Industry Professionals
Job and career information during the current economic downturn
- The Best of the Web
Job search resources and training
Job search resources for formerly incarcerated individuals
- Free Wireless Access
Online Customer Acquisition Series
IRS Small Business Tax Workshops
- 1st place Reefill Inc. - Patrick Connorton, Jason Pessel, and Andrew Betlyon
- 2nd place The Lit Bar - Noelle Santos
- 3rd place Manhattan Mushroom Company - Christina Clark
- runner up Urby Lifestyle LLC. - Jacqueline McCabe
- runner up Spoonable Spirits - Kellie Lipson
- Cooked Cards & Comics, Inc. – Scott Pere
- Food Sin Fronteras – Evette Zayas
- The LIT Bar – Noelle Santos
- Manhattan Mushroom Company- Christina Clark
- Newsbyte- Carlos Vassallo
- Refill Inc. - Patrick Connorton
- Snaggletooth – Michelle Galvin
- SPEIDR, Inc. – Aaron Laroc
- Spoonable Spririts, Inc. – Kelli Lipson
- Urby Lifestyle, LLC. – Jacqueline McCabe
Video of the 2013 New York Start Up! Winners
StartUP 2012 Winners and Finalists below:
First place $15,000 - Dwayne Samuel, R.N., Esq. and Jason Funes, JD for a business plan to create Curatio HCS, a full-service home health care agency in the Bronx.
Second place $7,500 Bernice Mast and Richard J. Becker for their plan to create Wheatless and Meatless, gluten-free vegan burger mixes and meal starters.
Third place 5,000 Rina Mansukhani and Christi Helsel for iEvoke, a plan to create a line of products that uses the powerful connection between scent and memory.
Runner-up : $1,500 Jean-Pierre Adechi of Wheelie
Runner-up : $1,500 Monica Sharma and Kim Nguyen of Runway Exchange
New York StartUp! 2012 Finalists:
Dwayne Lloyd Samuel
Precious L. Williams, Esq
Shaunte L. Williams
2012 New York Start Up! Winners!
Start UP! 2011 Competition - Read about 2011 winners. Link to list of 2011 winners and judges
View a list of the finalists for the 2011 competition.View a video of 2011 Winners (bottom of page)
Watch a Video about 2010 winners (1st annual competition, 2010)