Wednesday, July 31, 2013

SUNY Empire State College Undergraduate Information Sessions

At SUNY Empire State College you have the power to shape your education & schedule.  You can study online at home or on the road, work with a faculty mentor at a learning center, or a combination of both.  Attend an information session where you can hear details about degree programs, study options, transfer credit & more.  Sign up for an information session at  or call (516) 997-4700.

Thursday, August 1- Hauppauge- 6 pm

Saturday, August 10- Old Westbury- 11 am
Thursday, August 15- Hauppauge- 12:30 pm
Monday, August 19- Old Westbury- 6 pm
Saturday, August 24- Riverhead Open House- 10 am

Amazon Hiring!!!

Amazon has announced plans to hire 7,000 workers for its U.S. operation. The company has said that most of these jobs offer pay and benefits far above typical retail wages. The jobs are full-time permanent positions The company said many workers would also be eligible for 95% tuition reimbursement for those attending college, whether or not their field of study is related to their job.  2,000 of these positions are for its customer service department, with those jobs being a mix of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. More information on the jobs is available at


Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Long Island Job Fair

The Long Island Career Fair will take place on Monday, August 12th from 11-2 pm at the Melville Marriott Long Island. Meet companies hiring in your home town. Bring plenty of resumes! Admission is FREE. Complimentary on-site parking. This event will showcase companies hiring in the following industries:
* Accounting/Auditing
* Administrative and Support Services
* Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
* Banking
* Consumer Products
* Customer Service and Call Center
* Finance/Economics
* Financial Services
* Hospitality/Tourism
* Insurance
* Real Estate/Mortgage
* Restaurant and Food Service
* Retail/Wholesale
* Sales
* And
Many More...

Displaced Homemakers Program

Are you struggling to make ends meet? Are you widowed, divorced, separated, and unemployed, underemployed or receiving Public Assistance? You may be eligible for the Displaced Homemaker Program. Training will take place from Monday, August 19th thru Friday, August 30th at the Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center.  This 2 week training program will be held  from 10-2pm. Prepare today to enter the workforce of tomorrow! Move toward personal and economic self-sufficiency! Discover opportunities that could change your life! Computer & Vocational Training also available. CALL (631) 853-6540 to confirm eligibility & enroll. Registration begins Monday, August 12th @ 10am.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Palmer School Open House August 6th

Manage the World of Information with a Master's Degree from the Palmer School of Library & Information Science.  LIU Post will hold an open house on Tuesday, August 6th at 6:30 pm at the Tilles Center Atrium.  The Palmer School offers Graduate Programs including new blended master's degrees & advanced certificates.  RSVP by calling (516) 299-2900 or visit

Long Island University Summer Information Sessions

Summer is a great time to visit LIU Post & learn about majors, student activities, financial assistance, athletics & residential life & to tour the beautiful campus.  Summer information sessions will take place on Wednesday August 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th at 10 am in the LIU Tilles Center. Call (516) 299-2900 or to RSVP.

How to Start Your Own Business

Have you ever thought of managing your own company?  Do you have an idea to start a business but do not know how?  Would you like to have more control of your business finances?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should not miss an upcoming information session " How to Start Your Own Business".  This session will take place on Saturday, July 27th at 10 am or Wednesday, August 7th at 6:30 pm at the Middle Country Public Library.  This program is open to the public.  For more information, please call the Entrepreneurial Assistance Center at Suffolk Community College at (631) 851-6224.

Friday, July 12, 2013

YouthBuild/VetsBuild Seminar

YouthBuild/VetsBuild Seminar
Monday, July 22nd 4-5 PM
Brentwood Public Library
YouthBuild Long Island is a free program that serves low income young adults ages 18-24. YouthBuild program components include Housing, Education, Job Readiness/Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Training, Career Development, Leadership Development, Counseling and Graduate Services. Their goal at VetsBuild Long Island is simple...Help post 9/11 veterans find jobs in the emerging Gree Industry. VetsBuild graduates are provided information about advanced training options available through other institutional providers to those seeking to develop a career in weatherization. Interested in applying?  Join the Brentwood Public Library for this informational workshop! To register or for more information please call (631) 273-7883.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

How to Discover or Create Your Encore Job

How to Discover or Create Your Encore Job
Wed, July 31st 7-9 pm
Northport Public Library

Motivational life coach and creative entrepreneur Barbara Anerella will present this hands-on workshop designed to inspire participants with enthusiasm and optimism about new beginnings in their lives. She will explore how to let go of beliefs that limit true self-actualization and she will suggest new career possibilities and life choices, as well as resources. No registration required. For more information please call (631) 261-6930.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Starting Your Own Business

Suffolk County Department of Labor's Career Quest will be presenting a program at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.

Starting Your Own Business
Wed, July 24, 2013 9:30AM
Why not explore your dream of owning a small business? A representative from the New York State Small Business Development Center will discuss how to start your own business and become a small business owner. Plan to arrive early. Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted. See a One-Stop counselor, or phone (631) 853-6600 to reserve your spot!

Home Study Program For GED

Home Study Program For GED (HSA024)
Mon. July 22nd 4:30-8:00PM
Join us at the Huntington Public Library Station Branch to learn about a free, at-home study program for adults 21 and over, who would like to prepare for the GED exam, but are unable to attend classes on a regular basis. Certified instructors provide you with assignments to complete at home. Assignments are picked up at the library. Telephone assistance is also available. For information call (631) 667 - 6000 ext. 454. Registration is required. Open to all.

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