Career Development

Additional Resources for Alumni

PUBLIC LIBRARY RESOURCES

Your local public library can provide a wealth of career related resources including listings of local job openings, industry directories and books about career exploration and job hunting. The Westchester Public Library System also offers a free services to help individuals with career changes, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and finding employment. For more information, visit: WEBS Career & Educational Counseling Services

The New York Public Library offers services for job seekers including Job Search Resources, Pro Bono Career Coaching, Career Workshops and more. 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

There are many free and low cost career development services offered by community agencies. Explore the following links for more information:

WEBSITE RESOURCES

On-line Self Assessments
www.aarp.org/work - AARPs resources, tools and information for work and job search
www.business.gov/start/start-a-business.html - 10 Steps to Starting a Business
www.encore.org - Free, comprehensive information that helps individuals transition to jobs in the nonprofit world and the public sector
www.frannet.com - Free consulting regarding owning a franchise
www.fortyplus-nyc.org - Non-profit, member-supported job search and career transition organization (fee based)
www.guidetocareereducation.com/tips-and-tools/career-change - Career Change Guide
www.jobs4point0.com - Job opportunities for candidates 40 and over
www.retiredbrains.com - Jobs for older workers and career advice
www.whatsnext.com  - Information, inspiration and resources for those who want to change careers, find more fulfilling work or improve their work-life balance
www.womenforhire.com - Recruitment services, advice and tools for women www.ellevatenetwork.com - Mission is to help women advance in the workplace, both for themselves and the greater good

Additional Resources:    
On-line Career & Job Search Resources, links to Career Information, Professional Association and  Job Search sites on our Career & Majors Pages and Diversity Web Resources

 

Updated 6/15