Access and Employment Week: Schedule of Events

Access and Employment Week: Schedule of Events

Below is a list of events happening on Access and Employment week. Click on each date or press enter to show the events happenning that day.

Monday, October 21st

Microsoft Accessibility Software Demonstration

11:00am – 1:00pm
Independence Care System
25 Elm Pl 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join us for a demonstration of the latest accessibility features in Windows 10 and Office 365, including those focused on vision, hearing, neurodiversity, learning and mobility disabilities. We’ll also share the various ways you can learn more, attend trainings and connect with experts for assistance and support.

Participants will also have the opportunity to provide feedback for how to improve the software.

Register for Accessibility Software Demonstration

Resume Building Workshop

11:00am – 1:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Whether you’re gearing up for college, an internship, or a career after completing higher learning, workshops at the flagship Microsoft Store in New York will give you the tools and set you up for success. This of workshop will help you learn how to stay organized, and jump start your job search by building your resume with Word.
Jump Start your job search with Word 2016:

  • Tips for landing your first job
  • General Formatting and Page Length
  • Targeting your resume

Register for Resume Building Workshop

Accessible Training for Office 365 Applications

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Microsoft Office 365 has a variety of features to help you create content that accessible for people with disabilities. In this training we will cover how to leverage Microsoft Word and Powerpoint to create accessible documents and slide decks. 

Topics will include

  • Using pre-made accessible template
  • Add alt-text to images
  • Formatting for accessibility
  • Using the accessibility checker

Register for Office 365 Accessible Training

Tuesday, October 22nd

Microsoft Accessibility Software Demonstration

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Helen Keller Services for the Blind NYC
180 Livingston St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join us for a demonstration of the latest accessibility features in Windows 10 and Office 365, including those focused on vision, hearing, neurodiversity, learning and mobility disabilities. We’ll also share the various ways you can learn more, attend trainings and connect with experts for assistance and support.

Participants will also have the opportunity to provide feedback for how to improve the software

Register for Accessibility Software Demonstration

Resume Building Workshop

11:00am – 1:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Whether you’re gearing up for college, an internship, or a career after completing higher learning, workshops at the flagship Microsoft Store in New York will give you the tools and set you up for success. This of workshop will help you learn how to stay organized, and jump start your job search by building your resume with Word.
Jump Start your job search with Word 2016:

  • Tips for landing your first job
  • General Formatting and Page Length
  • Targeting your resume

Register for Resume Building Workshop

Accessible Training for Office 365 Applications

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Microsoft Office 365 has a variety of features to help you create content that accessible for people with disabilities. In this training we will cover how to leverage Microsoft Word and Powerpoint to create accessible documents and slide decks. 

Topics will include

  • Using pre-made accessible template
  • Add alt-text to images
  • Formatting for accessibility
  • Using the accessibility checker

Register for Office 365 Accessible Training

Wednesday, October 23rd

Employment Recruitment Event (NYC: ATWORK Only)

11:00am – 1:00pm

A daylong recruitment event for registered NYC: ATWORK jobseekers including interviews with our business network, professional development seminars and networking opportunities.

If you want to be a part of great events like this in the future, fill out the NYC: ATWORK contact form.

Resume Building Workshop

11:00am – 1:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Whether you’re gearing up for college, an internship, or a career after completing higher learning, workshops at the flagship Microsoft Store in New York will give you the tools and set you up for success. This workshop will help you learn how to stay organized, and jumpstart your job search by building your resume with Word.
Jump Start your job search with Word 2016:

  • Tips for landing your first job
  • General Formatting and Page Length
  • Targeting your resume

Register for Resume Building Workshop

Accessible Training for Office 365 Applications

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Microsoft Office 365 has a variety of features to help you create content that accessible for people with disabilities. In this training we will cover how to leverage Microsoft Word and Powerpoint to create accessible documents and slide decks. 

Topics will include

  • Using pre-made accessible template
  • Add alt-text to images
  • Formatting for accessibility
  • Using the accessibility checker

Register for Office 365 Accessible Training

Thursday, October 24th

Resume Building Workshop

11:00am – 1:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Whether you’re gearing up for college, an internship, or a career after completing higher learning, workshops at the flagship Microsoft Store in New York will give you the tools and set you up for success. This workshop will help you learn how to stay organized, and jumpstart your job search by building your resume with Word.
Jump Start your job search with Word 2016:

  • Tips for landing your first job
  • General Formatting and Page Length
  • Targeting your resume

Register for Resume Building Workshop

LinkedIN Rock Your Profile Session

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Staten Island Center for Independent Living
470 Castleton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301

When it comes to telling your professional story, your LinkedIn profile plays a big role.  It says who you are, and it makes you part of the LinkedIn community. You can create a great profile in a few easy steps and update it as your career journey unfolds.  #inittogether

Covered in this 45 minute session + 15 minute Q&A:

  • Photo
  • Location
  • Summary
  • Experience
  • Pictures and videos
  • Education
  • Endorsements

Register for LinkedIN Rock Your Profile Session

Accessible Training for Office 365 Applications

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Microsoft Office 365 has a variety of features to help you create content that accessible for people with disabilities. In this training we will cover how to leverage Microsoft Word and Powerpoint to create accessible documents and slide decks. 

Topics will include

  • Using pre-made accessible template
  • Add alt-text to images
  • Formatting for accessibility
  • Using the accessibility checker

Register for Office 365 Accessible Training

Gaming with Adaptive Xbox Controllers

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

In the Microsoft Store Gaming Room, participants will have the opportunity to test adaptive gaming controllers.

Register for Gaming with Adaptive Xbox Controllers

Friday, October 25th 

Microsoft Accessibility Software Demonstration

11:00am – 1:00pm
Bronx Independent Living Services
4419 3rd Ave # 2C, The Bronx, NY 10457

Join us for a demonstration of the latest accessibility features in Windows 10 and Office 365, including those focused on vision, hearing, neurodiversity, learning and mobility disabilities. We’ll also share the various ways you can learn more, attend trainings and connect with experts for assistance and support.

Participants will also have the opportunity to provide feedback for how to improve the software. 

Register for Accessibility Software Demonstration

Resume Building Workshop

11:00am – 1:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Whether you’re gearing up for college, an internship, or a career after completing higher learning, workshops at the flagship Microsoft Store in New York will give you the tools and set you up for success. This workshop will help you learn how to stay organized, and jumpstart your job search by building your resume with Word.
Jump Start your job search with Word 2016:

  • Tips for landing your first job
  • General Formatting and Page Length
  • Targeting your resume

Register for Resume Building Workshop

Accessible Training for Office 365 Applications

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

Microsoft Office 365 has a variety of features to help you create content that accessible for people with disabilities. In this training we will cover how to leverage Microsoft Word and Powerpoint to create accessible documents and slide decks. 

Topics will include

  • Using pre-made accessible template
  • Add alt-text to images
  • Formatting for accessibility
  • Using the accessibility checker

Register for Office 365 Accessible Training

Gaming with Xbox Narrator

6:00pm – 9:00pm
Microsoft Fifth Avenue Store
677 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

In the Microsoft Store Gaming Room, participants will have the opportunity to test Narrator on Xbox. With Narrator participants can experience the  network and community of gaming while also playing a game with expansive sound design. Note: Game played with narrator will be rated M for mature due to violence.

Register for Gaming with Xbox Narrator