Useful Link: Employment & Careers

  • Career One Stop - Student and Career Advisors
    Geared toward students, parents, and career advisors, this site includes information regarding career exploration, education and training, job searching, and resume and interview techniques. Information and links provided will also help you find an educational program based on your career choice.
  • CareerBliss
    Search over 3.5 million job postings, 4 million salaries, and 700,000 company reviews.
  • CareerBuilder.com
    Offers current job listings. Search by keywords and location, company or industry name, or browse general categories. Includes international job listings. Allows you to post your resume in order for companies to find you. You can also sign up for job alerts for new listings.
  • Connetquot Public Library Career Counseling and Resources
    Free, one-on-one career counseling for adults and young adults is available at the Connetquot Public Library. Each session is individualized, strictly confidential, and conducted by our trained career counselor, Roberta Keyes.
  • DoSomething.org
    Designed just for teens, this website not only provides volunteer opportunities in your area, but also encourages you to start your own volunteer activities and causes. The site offers tips on how to get started, information on creating your own clubs, and focuses on a sense of community among its users and staff. Follow the organization's blog and friend them on MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for more information.
  • Employment Opportunities with New York State Government
    Employment opportunities, exam announcements, eligible lists and featured programs are listed here.
  • Getting Hired
    Bridging the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employees looking to hire.
  • Glassdoor.com
    A free career community where anyone can find and anonymously share an inside look at jobs and companies. The site includes company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and more. All information comes from current and former employees, interview candidates, and the companies themselves.
  • Habitat for Humanity
    Volunteer in your local community or travel to another location to help build houses for those in need.
  • HelpWantedLongIsland.com
    Specific to Long Island, you can search for jobs by category, keyword or location; post your resume; use career assessment tools; and get tips on advancing your current career.
  • IdeaList
    A project of the nonprofit organization Action Without Borders, IdeaList allows people and organizations to share information, resources and ideas. Search for nonprofit job listings, volunteer opportunities and internships.
  • Indeed
    With its clean, uncluttered interface, it is easy to search through job sites, newspapers, associations, and company career pages using keywords and a city, state, or zip code. Job trends, salary information, various career tools, and a helpful blog are also provided.
  • Internships.com
    Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities, enabling businesses to identify the best job candidates and for students to develop the real-world skills they will need upon graduation.
  • Job Applications Online
    This site provides job seekers with an overview of the online application systems available for popular employers.
  • Job Corps
    Job Corps is open to people 16-24 who are looking for training and educational opportunities outside of Suffolk County. Enrollment is voluntary and based on the idea that the young person would like to change their life with training, education and a chance to go to college for free.
  • Job Fairs - Suffolk County
    Conducted by the Suffolk County Department of Labor, fliers for upcoming job fairs that take place throughout the county are available for you to print. Most announcements offer a list of companies scheduled to attend.
  • Job Skills Checklist
    A skills inventory list that you can use to help build your resume and cover letter.
  • JobHaven.org
    Created by the Town of Brookhaven for easy access to employment opportunities offered by various companies, businesses, and organizations in and around Brookhaven Town. This is a portal to many other job-related sites and up to date information on recent job postings. This website also has useful information about Brookhaven Town services for small businesses.
  • Jobs Fairs - New York State
    Provided by the New York State Department of Labor, you can view the latest job fair listings throughout the state. Search by region to find one near you.
  • LinkedIn Jobs
    Harness the power of your LinkedIn network to find a job.
  • Long Island Job Finder
    In operation since April 2000, this is a free weekly listing of jobs offered in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties currently available. Print editions are available in many local stores. Lists job openings and upcoming job fairs.
  • Long Island Volunteer Enterprise
    "Mobilizes volunteer teams from the corporate, academic and not-for-profit sectors to complete a one day project that will significantly improve the quality of life for many who live and work on Long Island."
  • Long Island Volunteer Jobs
    Search volunteer opportunities throughout Long Island, including positions at local soup kitchens, assisting seniors, and fund raising, among others.
  • Medical Assistant Degrees
    Medical Assistant Degrees provides all the information you need about online medical assistant programs.
  • Monster.com
    Designed with new features to help you find the right job, Monster.com offers resume assistance, job listings, career tools, advice, and helpful videos.
  • mySkills myFuture
    Created by the US Department of Labor CareerOneStop, you can search for positions and job listings based on the skills you've acquired from past jobs. For positions listed, you will also find salary information and links for specific training (when applicable).
  • New York City Employment
    A question-and-answer format on how to find a job within New York City government.
  • New York City Jobs & Employment Resource Guide
    Offers information on temp and employment agencies, job boards, resume services, recruiting agencies, job counseling, and additional resources for jobs located in New York City.
  • New York State Department of Civil Service
    Offers state civil service job information for job seekers, current employees, retirees, and HR professionals, as well as keeps you up to date with news and notifications, public information, and benefit programs. Search through employment and promotional opportunities within New York State government. State examination dates are also listed.
  • New York State Department of Civil Service -- How to Take a Written Test
    A general PDF booklet provided by the New York State Department of Civil Service on how to take a civil service test. Tells you why tests are given, the minimum qualifications needed, how to apply for the test, how to prepare, and what to expect of the test. This is a general guide. Specific test subjects will vary depending on the position you are looking to fill.
  • New York State Department of Labor
    Lists information regarding unemployment assistance, job searches, workforce services, wages and hours, workplace safety, and forms and publications. Also provides labor statistics, news, and additional links.
  • New York State Job Exchange (NYSJE)
    Job listings and labor information affiliated with America's Job Exchange under an agreement with New York State Department of Labor. Create a resume, apply for jobs, and receive emails regarding job listings that may interest you.
  • New York State Library Job and Career Information
    Here, the New York State Library provides statewide job and career information and resources. Public libraries that offer Career Resource Centers are listed by county. In addition, regional pubic library systems that offer career resources are listed, as well as links to various state civil service information.
  • O*NET
    The O*NET Program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Valid data are essential to understanding the rapidly changing nature of work and how it impacts the workforce and U.S. economy. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors on almost 1,000 occupations covering the entire U.S. economy. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated from input by a broad range of workers in each occupation.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    The nation's premier source for career information! The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and their descriptions. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010-20 decade.
  • OLAS -- On-line Application System for Educators
    An on-line application system for many regional school districts throughout New York State. Apply for specific positions or allow your resume, cover letter, and information to be seen by many districts at once.
  • Registered Apprenticeship
    The Registered Apprenticeship system provides the opportunity for workers seeking high-skilled, high- paying jobs and for employers seeking to build a qualified workforce. In this regard, the Registered Apprenticeship system effectively meets the needs of both employers and workers.
  • Salary.com
    Find out what pay you should receive based on your specific job and location. Also browse for salaries by job category and pay range.
  • Senior Corps
    Organization that connects people age 55 and over with those in need. Seniors can share their life experiences, skills, and knowledge. Volunteer positions include mentors, coaches, companions and many more.
  • Simply Hired
    Search more than 2,000,000 job listings on the web. This site searches thousands of other sites to bring you an array of opportunities in one easy-to-use location.
  • Suffolk County Department of Civil Service
    Get information regarding Suffolk County's Civil Service jobs. View a list of upcoming exams, get specifics on individual job titles and requirements, find positions within certain departments in Suffolk County, download career guides, booklets, and forms.
  • Suffolk County Department of Labor
    Get information on county-wide employment and training programs, business services, employment trends, job fairs, publications, and workforce organizations. A list of local offices is also available.
  • Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center
    "Bringing together both employer and job seekers, providing a comprehensive, one-stop approach to job search." The One-Stop offers computers, fax machines, phones, and copiers, as well as job banks, job fairs, computer classes, and focus groups. With several locations throughout the county, this is a free one-stop-shop for all of your employment needs.
  • U.S. Census Bureau - New York Region - Jobs
    Job openings for the New York Region are listed here. Some exams are required to be eligible. Find all the answers to your questions here.
  • United States Department of Labor
    Find job opportunities, information about government assistance, forms, statistics, and other resources.
  • USAJOBS -- United States Federal Government Job Site
    "Your one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information." Search jobs by keyword and location. Veteran information, forms, and employer services are also provided.
  • VolunteerMatch
    "VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect."