Career Program Ideas
Looking for career programs to help your patrons in their job search?
Here is a list of programs that have been presented at Suffolk County Libraries:
A New Career or Job After 45
Discover Your Passions
Karen McKenna, Career Counselor
516-680-6201Resumes & Cover Letters, Job Search & Career Change Guidance, Coaching on Networking & Interviewing
Dressing for Success Workshop
Ladies and gentlemen can define their style to create a wardrobe that speaks for itself and
works for interviews, meetings and travel. Learn how to navigate today’s business style and
dress to impress. Discover personal branding and how to use it for career development.
Teen Job Workshop – Resumes & Wardrobes
Addresses the specific needs of today’s young students, job seekers and college applicants
including wardrobe planning, college & job search, application process, resumes, references
and interview preparation.
GRASP Home Study Assessment & Orientation (TASC)
Nadine Singer, Western Suffolk BOCES
For adults 21 years and older preparing for the TASC. No fee.
One Stop Employment Center
The Suffolk County Department of Labor’s One Stop Employment Center
(631) 853 – 6763
Long Island Cares
A job training specialist will come to your library and share job search techniques, interview etiquette, and tips on how to write resumes and cover letters. One-on-one counseling can also be done in the Hauppauge office. No charge to libraries.
10 DAVIDS DRIVE
HAUPPAUGE, NY 11788
(631) 581-3663 EXT 119
Police Officer : Is it for me?
Community Outreach Liaison
Discusses the process of becoming a police officer.
30 YAPHANK AVE.
YAPHANK, NY 11980
Paula Klee Parish
Performance Solutions, Inc.
SCORE (SENIOR CORE OF RETIRED EXECUTIVES)
Melville Office, Small Business Administration
Partnered with the SBA, SCORE provides free advice by retired business professionals. They offer one-on-one business advice and e-mail counseling, as well as free workshops at libraries. Workshops include: Starting Your Own Business, Writing a Business Plan, and Marketing Your Business.
35 PINELAWN ROAD, RM. 207WEST
MELVILLE, NY 11747
SCORE Counseling also available at:
Half Hollow Hills Community Library
Dix Hills Building
55 Vanderbilt Parkway
Dix Hills, NY 11746
Offers various basic computer classes. In addition, they conduct a two part program entitled “Online Job Search and Resume Writing.” The program includes resume writing using Microsoft Word, Sending Resumes via E-mail, and Online Job Searching. The first class is a lecture/demo and the second class is hands-on. They also offer another program titled “Social Networking for the Job Seeker.”
Stony Brook University & Hospital
Speakers will give a talk at your library on how to apply for a job and what jobs are available at the university and hospital.
Chris Cantone-Stadier, Assistant Manager of State Appointment
Jenn Rossler, Human Resources
Winning Resumes and Resume Drop-in Clinic
Ms. King also offers many different programs and will tailor programs to your specific needs.
Working a Job Fair