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Job search, employment counseling, and employment services.

Career Planning and Employment Matches

Get help planning your career with Workforce1. Schedule an appointment with Workforce1 to attend skill-building workshops or speak to a career expert. Workforce1's career experts can help you find a job or provide insight about an industry.

LIC Workforce1 Career Center
38-81 13th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 784-0877
Workforce1LIC@urbanupbound.org
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(by appointment only)
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Job Services from the Queens Library

The Queens Library job portal, called JobMap, gives you access to job information and services online. You will need a free Queens Library card number and pin to get started. You can get these at the Queens Library. The library also offers free career development classes, which will help you figure out your skills, find jobs, and prepare for a job interview.

Queens Library, LIC
37-44 21 Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 752-3700
Visit Queens Library JobMap

NYC Government Jobs

There are hundreds of job opportunities in NYC government. The City hires the best person for a job regardless of race, gender, religion, sexuality, or physical ability. The City also offers a variety of internships and fellowships for students and recent graduates. It’s the perfect way to launch your career in government.
Visit NYC Government Jobs

Employment and Career Advancement

NYCHA’s Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES) supports residents to increase their income and assets through programs, policies, and collaborations in four key areas:
  • Employment and career advancement
  • Adult education and vocational training
  • Financial empowerment and
  • Resident business development
One key program is the NYCHA Resident Training Academy which provides employment-linked training opportunities and job placement assistance to NYCHA residents in construction and janitorial fields.

Also, check out REES' jobs listings.

Opportunity NYCHA
787 Atlantic Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718-289-8100
Visit Opportunity NYCHA

Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Programs for Youth

Teens interested in architecture, construction, and engineering can get experience through a program from the Department of Design and Construction (DDC). The STEAM program is free and available for students in middle school, high school, and college.

STEAM@ddc.nyc.gov
718-391-2888
View STEAM Program Information

Youth Employment Programs

Youth between the ages of 14 and 24 can get work experience and further their education through free programs with the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD).

DYCD Main Office
2 Lafayette Street, 19th Floor
New York, New York 10007
1-800-246-4646
View DYCD Youth Programs

Eligibility Screening for Job Assistance Programs

ACCESS NYC is an online public screening tool that you can use to find out which government programs you may be eligible for. In addition to screening, you can learn about the programs, how to apply, where to go, and print filled-in applications.
Visit ACCESS NYC

Jobs in New York State

Search for every New York State job that is listed anywhere on the internet or post your resume. Use advanced search to search locally.
View New York State Jobs

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is an online networking tool to make connections and search and apply for jobs.
Visit the Linkedin Website