Where can I find information on finding a job for a teenager?
Click here for a number of resources.
Where can I find information on jobs or job listings specifically on Long Island?
You can look here in our Career Resource Directory.
Is career counseling available at Suffolk Libraries? Is it free?
Please see the Career Counseling page of this website for a list of libraries that provide the services of a career counselor. These services are free to library patrons.
Which libraries have Career Counseling for patrons outside their district?
Which libraries have Career Counseling for just their patrons?
Where can people with disabilities go for job training?
Please take a look at the Vocational Rehabilitation section of the Career Outreach Directory. Two other helpful websites are Abilities Inc. at http://www.abilitiesinc.org/ and Acces-VR at http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr.
What kind of employment services are offered to people who are blind or have vision impairments?
The Vocational Rehabilitation section of the Career Outreach Directory has helpful information. One website to check out is http://www.helenkeller.org/.
Where can a person find transitional employment?
One website to explore is Association for Mental Health & Wellness at http://mhaw.org/.
Where can I find vocational rehabilitation services and educational counseling services for veterans?
Councilwoman Edwards is proud to announce that the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center is seeking Huntington Veterans for the United Way of Long Island VetsBuild program.
VetsBuild Helps Long Island’s Veterans Find Jobs in the Emerging Green Industry.- Provides VetsBuild students with no-cost hands-on training in basic weatherization, energy, and entry-level OSHA training at their state of the art facility- One-on-one job counseling and job placement assistanceFor more information, please visit the resource center Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm 1268 New York Ave Huntington Station.
I am looking for a government job. Where can I find Information on Federal, State and local government jobs?
Can you direct me to information on postal positions and NYS Unified Court jobs?
I’m thinking about starting a small business. How can I obtain assistance?
Check here in the Career Resource Guide where you will find websites and other sources to help you start your small business.
I need help in preparing a business plan. Who would I contact?
Where can a patron obtain the use of no cost job search services such as computers, faxes, copiers and telephones?
What websites are good resources for students interested in Distance Learning?
The following Internet sites contain information on distance
learning: Peterson’s Distance Learning – http://www.petersons.com/college-search/distance-education.aspx; SUNY Learning Network – http://www.sln.suny.edu/;
Western Suffolk BOCES Careerlearn.org – http://www.careerlearn.org/.
How can working adults in New York State design their own degree program?
See here in the Career Resource Guide.
How can someone find out more about getting college credit by taking exams?
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) affords students the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a
program of exams in undergraduate college courses. There are 2900 colleges that grant credit and/or advanced standing for CLEP
exams. See the Career Outreach Directory.
How can someone who earned a degree in a foreign country get their credits evaluated in the U.S.?
How do you find out about apprenticeships in New York State?
Built-on-Pride Pre-Apprenticeship Program is a free training and
education program offering qualified individuals 16 years of age or older an
opportunity to apply for a registered apprenticeship program in the building and construction trades. For more information, check out the Career Outreach Directory.
How can I find information on obtaining a HSE diploma?
Visit the Career Resource Directory section on Adult Continuing Education.