The Center for Career Development will help you to explore your interests and use them to set goals for yourself. You will learn how to develop a career tool kit which will be used in your job search. You will also be able to prepare for interviews, learn job search techniques as well as how to market yourself.
The first step explains how to connect with us, so that you can take advantage of all that we have to offer.
There are new and additional unemployment benefits called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for those who are not typically eligible for unemployment insurance including self-employed/1099 workers, part time workers, and those who were not working for an extended period of time.
Impacted students can apply by phone or online. More information can be found at: https://labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/pandemic-unemployment-assistance.pdf and https://www.dfs.ny.gov/consumers/coronavirus.
Well-being and emotional support
NYC Well’s website offers a number of well-being and emotional support applications (apps) that can help you cope. If your symptoms of stress become overwhelming, reach out for support and help. You can contact NYC Well, a confidential 24/7 helpline, staffed by trained counselors. They can provide brief counseling and referrals to care in over 200 languages.
- Call 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355)
- Text “WELL” to 65173
- Chat at NYC.gov/nycwell