Career Resources

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Help

Learn how to write resumes and cover letters that can help you get an interview.

200 Free Cover Letters for Job Seekers

Prepare Your Resume for Email and Online Posting

Resume Action Words from Boston College

Resume FAQs from the Career Planning Site on About.com

Resume Formats from the Career Planning Site on About.com

Resume Samples from the Job Searching Site on About.com

 

Job Interview Help

These sites will help you improve your performance on job interviews.

26 Job Interview Tips from Susan Ireland’s Resume Site

Interviewing Information from CollegeGrad.com

The Job Interview from the Career Planning Site on About.com

Prep for the Top 10 Interview Questions from Monster.com

Top Job Interview Mistakes from the Job Searching Site on About.com

 

Job Listings 

General Job Sites

Use the following sites to search for many different types of jobs, post your resume so employers can find you and get career advice

Best Jobs USA

Career Builder

Indeed.com

Monster.com

SimplyHired

  1. SnagAJob (Hourly Positions)

Non-Profit/Not-for-Profit Jobs

Bridgestar

The Chronicle of Philanthropy Job Listings

Idealist

MBA-Nonprofit Connection

Opportunity Knocks 

 

Legal Jobs

Lawjobs

 

Jobs in New York State: Private Sector

New York Job Source

New York State Job Bank (New York State Department of Labor)

 

Civil Service Jobs

City of Glen Cove Department of Personnel

City of Long Beach Civil Service Department

Nassau County Civil Service Commission Job Announcements

New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services

New York State Department of Civil Service (NYS and Local Civil Service Jobs)

NYS Unified Court System Jobs in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Town of Hempstead Examination Announcements

Town of North Hempstead Employment Opportunities

Suffolk County List of Current Examinations

USAJOBS (Federal Government Jobs)

Other Jobs in New York State

 

Careers in New York City Schools (Teachers, Administrators, Pupil Personnel Service Providers, Substitutes, Secretaries, etc.)

CUNY Job Openings

Long Island Education Jobs, from BOCES

MTA: Employment Opportunities

New York City Teaching Fellows

 

Volunteer Opportunities

New York Cares

 

Occupational Research

These sites can help you learn about different occupations. Get job descriptions, employment outlooks and salary information

Careers A to Z from the Career Planning Site on About.com

JobStar Profession-Specific Salary Surveys

Occupational Outlook Handbook from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics 

O*Net from the US Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration

Salary.com

 

Company Research 

Glass Door

PR Newswire

EDGAR: Security and Exchange Commission Filings and Forms

 

Seniors: Employment Resources

Nassau County Employment Assistance Service

The Nassau County Office for the Aging provides resume assistance, career coaching and job listings to residents age 55 and up. Call (516) 227-8945 for an appointment.

New York State Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

Income eligible NYS residents who are 55 or over can receive free job training and job placement help.

VounteerMatch

This program, matches seniors 55 and over with volunteer opportunities that take advantage of their skills and talents.

 

Teens and Young Adults: Employment Resources

How to Get Working Papers

Job Search for Teens, Students and College Grads, from Job Searching Site on About.com

Students and Career Advisors from CareerOneStop

 

Veterans: Employment Resources

Veterans ReEmployment from CareerOneStop

Veterans Services from the New York State Department of Labor

 

Women: Employment Resources

Women for Hire

Career Women

 

Miscellaneous Career Planning Resources

CareerOneStop

This site, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, features tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. 

mySkills, myFuture: A New Tool for Job Seekers

The U.S. Department of Labor sponsors this site that helps job seekers increase their career mobility and economic prospects by suggesting alternative career options based on one’s current or past job.

 

Unemployment Assistance

New York State Unemployment Insurance

Worker Re-employment, from the US Department of Labor

 

Professional and Occupational Licensing 

Licensed Occupations Tool from CareerOneStop

New York State Education Department Office of Teaching

New York State Education Department Office of the Professions

 

Entrepreneurship

Long Island Association

Long Island Development Corporation

NYC: Support for Businesses

NYS Division of Small Business

SCORE Long Island

U.S. Small Business Administration-NY District Office

 

Local Job Search and Job Training Assistance Services

Abilities Inc. at the Henry Viscardi Center

This non-profit organization  helps adults and adolescents with cognitive, physical and learning developmental disabilities make the transition from school to work.

Hempstead Works

This network of organizations, coordinated by the Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources, helps individuals find jobs and build their workplace skills. They also assist employers in recruiting and training workers.

Nassau County Job Development Center

This unit of the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights helps all Nassau County residents, but particularly minority group members, with their job search needs.

The Workforce Partnership

With offices located in Massapequa and Hicksville, this network of local organizations works with employers and people seeking work. It serves the Towns of Oyster Bay and North Hempstead and the City of Glen Cove.

 

Periodicals, Newspapers and Magazines with Employment Advertising

ArtSEARCH

The Chief Leader

Chronicle of Higher Education

Crain's New York Business

Insight into Diversity

International Employment Hotline

Monitor on Psychology

NACE Journal

The New York Daily News

The New York Post

The New York Times

Newsday

Spotlight

The Wall Street Journal

Women's Wear Daily