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About Jobs NYC: Jobseekers

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Overview

Jobs NYC: Jobseekers is a website that helps residents prepare for and find a job.

Find programs that are right for you, figure out if you’re eligible, and learn about the next steps. You can also browse a selection of early career jobs with the City of New York.

What’s on the site

We feature many free training and adult education programs. You can filter by the types of programs you’re looking for, the timeframe and schedule that works best for you, and location. Programs you can find help you:

  • Find a job, with services like resume help, interview prep, and more
  • Train for a new job through sector-based training that give you the skills to start a new career
  • Connect to internships and short-term work to get on-the-job learning.
    Programs that provide on-the-job learning
  • Get your High School diploma or Equivalency (HSE or GED) with classes to prepare for the HSE exam.
    Earn college credits or set yourself up for success in college.
  • Improve your English skills if you speak another language.

If you don’t see a program on the website, you can suggest that it be added. Suggest a program on this form and we’ll get back to you about adding it.

Our email newsletter gives updates about new programs and hiring events happening across the City. For information targeted towards your needs, you can include information about your location and interests when you sign up.

Background

Version 1 of the site launched in August 2020 as Working NYC, and version 2 in May of 2023 as Job Ready NYC. In February 2024, we launched version 3 of the site with additional resources and services for employers, and rebranded as Jobs NYC. The website will continue to evolve to include new features and programs in future iterations.

Accessibility statement

The City of New York is committed to ensuring that all New Yorkers can access all of our digital content. To reach that goal, we passed Local Law 26 of 2016, requiring City agencies to make their websites accessibleThe City adopted the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA standard.

The Digital Accessibility Coordinator, based at the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, also helps work towards these goalsThe Coordinator audits websites and guides NYC agencies on how to make their digital content accessibleThey run training and events for City employees and the public to learn more about accessibilityThe Digital Accessibility Coordinator also leads the effort to write the reports that Local Law 26 requires.

For resources to learn about and improve accessibility, you can:

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