LGBTQ Career Resources

Core Workshop Series

The Center for Career Development offers students a wide range of workshops to help prepare them for the job application process and search. Please use Career Express to RSVP for one or more of the workshops listed below.

Career Development Overview: Learn about all the great services our office can offer you.

Career Exploration: Find out the difference between a job and a career, how to research jobs based on major and how to start building transferable skills to help market yourself to future employers.

Match your personality and interests with your career: Find out about the great career assessment options we provide and how they can assist you in finding your career path.

Resume 101: Learn the basics on how to correctly format and craft your existing resume.

Applications and Office Etiquette: Learn what information is needed and how to properly complete a job application as well as the basics of professional work etiquette.

Job Search/Career Express: Get an overview of Career Express as well as other tips for doing successful searches for jobs and internships.

Perfecting the Interview: Learn how to respond to interview questions using the STAR method and how to apply transferrable skills from previous positions to your current job prospects.

LinkedIn and Networking: Learn how to create and use social media platforms to network with others and find job and internship opportunities. Learn the importance of networking and ways to meet people in your desired field.

Career Fair Preparation: Prepare for Career Fairs by attending one of the Career Fair Preparation workshops. Learn what to wear, what to bring and what to do to present yourself in the best possible way to employers.


Faculty/Staff

Statement about partnership: The Center for Career Development’s (CCD) partnerships with faculty and staff are critical components in student success. We want to be deliberate and purposeful in making sure that students receive all the information needed for a successful career. CCD encourages all faculty and staff to connect with us to make sure your student populations become connected to Career Development.

Please share our information with your students.

In addition, Career Development offers faculty, specialized programs, and student clubs the opportunity to have a professional staff member from the Center for Career Development (CCD) conduct career development related workshops in the classroom. The objective of our workshops is to teach students about CCD services and career development topics.

Past workshops have included:

  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Express
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Career Fair Preparation
  • Interviewing Techniques

Workshops can also be customized to best meet the needs of students!

Please keep in mind Workshops will not be available starting two weeks before career fairs.

Kindly complete the form at the link below to request a workshop. Aside from the time we are hosting a career fair, requests should be made one week in advance. We look forward to collaborating with you and presenting to students!

Request a workshop for your class or club »


Career Development Speaker Series
Students learn about current employment trends and career related topics from industry professionals. The speaker series provides students with essential information that assists in making informed decisions regarding their career and professional development. Speakers in the past have included Lisa Boily, economist with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Rochelle Hill, President of Precision Plus Communications.


Career Fairs
The annual Spring and Fall Career Fairs provide an opportunity for students to network with employers from various industries within the private, non-profit and government sectors. Our most recent fairs have held between 80-100 employers and the Career Fair is open to ALL BMCC students and alumni. 

Before the Career Fair:

If you are in need of professional attire or have questions, please stop by the Center for Career Development in Room S-342 or call (212) 220-8170.

Print out our guide when you're at the fair!


For more information, contact Katherine Bedoya at (212) 776-6305 or kbedoya@bmcc.cuny.edu or Beth Cooperman at (212) 776-8022 or bcooperman@bmcc.cuny.edu

Please note: the following career events are not affiliated with BMCC or the Center of Career Development.

QSAC Job Fair
Friday, March 24, 2017
110 Jericho Turnpike Suite 220
Floral Park, NY 11001

Full-Time and Part-Time job opportunities are available
in Residential and Day Habilitation Departments
throughout NYC and Long Island

• FT/PT Direct
Care/Direct Support Professionals (DSP)/Habilitation Specialists
• FT/PT Shift
Supervisors
• FT Residential
Assistant Managers and Managers

Various positions available weekdays/weekends/overnights
Previous experience with developmentally disabled population a plus

Interview times for Friday, March 24, 2017
are available for 10am, 11am, 12pm ,1pm, 2pm

To attend, you MUST Register at
www.qsac.com/JobFair


 

The Professional & Diversity Job Fair of New York
Friday, March 31, 2017
10:00AM - 1:00PM
The Stewart Hotel
371 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001

Free to Attend!

All job seekers are welcome to attend regardless of
background, race, ethnicity, or gender.

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Positions in the following areas are typically available:
Sales, Management, Customer Service, Call Center, Retail, Hospitality, Healthcare, General Business, Administrative, Marketing, Government, Insurance, Banking, Technicians, HR, Engineering, Finance, Law Enforcement, Military, Accounting, Healthcare, IT, and more.


1. For additional details and to pre-register go to: www.catalystcareergroup.com
Register and submit your resume. Companies view the resumes before the event and may invite you to come and meet them. We recommend that you pre-register, but it is not required.

 

Please review our Career Fair Preparation information

 

Center for Career Development

199 Chambers Street, Room S-342
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8170
Email: career@bmcc.cuny.edu

Hours of Operation:
Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
(2/4, 2/18/ 3/4, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 4/29, 5/13)

Walk-in Hours from Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.