Seeking work in New York? We’ve all been there. It’s not fun and can be hard to discover free local resources available to you, especially in such a densely populated city. I can’t tell you when, but I can tell you the job search will end eventually.
While you search, we gathered a list of local job search resources in New York, NY, to kick off, or help finish up your job search.
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates individuals with cancer how to thrive in the workplace, through expert advice, interactive tools, and educational events.
FlyTechnista exists to prepare and enable women and girls to contend academically and monetarily in the Technology industry through education, resources, and career opportunities.
Re:Life uses positive engagement of the mind to empower youth, especially those who are disconnected and at-risk, through education and entrepreneurship.
If you’re looking to try something new, Career Play, Inc., helps clients develop skills in challenging professional situations (i.e., job interviews and career transitions) with performance-based training.
Workforce Outsource Services helps companies build strong talent pipelines. WOS works to place talented, driven high-school graduates and military Veterans in scholarship programs that teach them actionable corporate skills as well as interpersonal/communication skills.
With the help of business professionals nationwide, American Corporate Partners (ACP) offers veterans tools for long-term career development through mentoring, career counseling and networking opportunities.
It’s not easy to have the chance to be heard, but the Young Concert Artists are dedicated to discovering and launching the careers of exceptional, but unknown, young musicians from all over the world.
The Madison Strategies Group helps individuals reach full potential and achieve economic mobility by developing and delivering innovative employment, education and financial empowerment strategies
Coro New York Leadership Center is the premier leadership training program that delivers the skills, knowledge, and network to lead change. Participants become leaders and influencers, developing innovative solutions to public issues, incorporating different points of view in their decision-making, and inspiring others.
Consult Your Community is a student-run nonprofit that empowers students to leverage their knowledge of business with their passion for service. Students engage with small businesses over the course of a semester through an innovative program.
The leadership development model that NYC Leadership Academy offers is practical and hands-on experience aligned with clear, research-based leadership standards.
Custom Collaborative is a workforce development and entrepreneurship program that trains and supports low-income women, especially immigrant women, to launch viable apparel careers and businesses.
The Opportunity Network addresses this crisis that is rooted in the career readiness gap for students. With strong education-to-career connection leads to better student engagement, lower dropout rates, and higher college persistence rates.
Operation Equivalency is comprised of community leaders, educators, social workers, staff, and volunteers working together to provide educational, career and vocational opportunities to the community.
The National Organization on Disability (NOD) focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.
NPower provides free IT training to young adults in underserved communities with training offices in Brooklyn and Harlem. Included in the training is a paid internship, various IT certifications, career counselling and mentoring, all in 22 weeks. No experience necessary. After the core program participants can also choose to extend their knowledge with specialized programs in Cyber Security or ServiceNow/ITIL training.
For women, by women; Hey Ladies! focuses on the benefits and challenges women face in the workplace – and talk about what that means for you.
The Fairy Godsister, Inc. organization is dedicated to supporting high-potential women and girls through the developmentally crucial ages of 16-24. They offer a unique mentoring program that seeks to build organic sisterly relationships between female professionals and young women.
The ACE Mentor Program organization that helps prepare high school students for careers in design and construction through mentoring by industry professionals.
The Year Up organization empowers low-income young adults to go from poverty to professional careers in a single year.
We wish you the best of luck in your job search! If you have any resources to add, please leave them in the comments below.