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    Taxonomy Code: ND-2000.1500-120

    Programs that introduce people who are in the process of choosing an occupation to a variety of career and vocational options. These programs provide information about the knowledge and skills that are required for specific positions in specific industries and professions; data regarding the current labor market, training and educational options, major employers, and small business development; and other reference material that is related to career planning.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CAREER ASSESSMENT AND COACHING CENTEROffers a center where students can meet with a career coach. Nassau BOCES is dedicated to preparing students of all ages and abilities for work and lifelong continuous career development and learning. Whether individually or in groups, career assessment and coaching is an essential first step to a solid, realistic Career Plan. Students can schedule their free session with a Career Coach and take an Interest Inventory and review the results with a counselor. Some Career Exploration activities recommended by the Career Coach will have a fee. Call for more detailed information and an appointment. NassauCAREER ASSESSMENT AND COACHING CENTERNASSAU BOCES ADULT CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    CAREER DEVELOPMENTOffers courses that will help you evaluate your skill set, identify your “dream” job, and get started on the path to success, including new online courses. Sample course offerings include: Public Speaking with Confidence, Become a Confident Business Writer!; Confident Communications; What Career is Right for Me? and What's Next in your Career? Making Decisions and Moving Forward. Courses vary each semester. Call for more detailed information.NassauCAREER DEVELOPMENTHOFSTRA UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION
    CAREER DEVELOPMENTOffers courses in career development. Course offering includes: Finding a Pathway to a Successful Career and Life; Effective Job Search Planning; Networking; Resume Preparation; Job Search Letters That Get Results; Effective Interview Skills; and Interview Practice Session. Career courses and locations vary each semester. Call for details and a brochure.NassauCAREER DEVELOPMENTNEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL OF EXTENDED EDUCATION
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers free courses in: High School Equivalency Adult Basic Education English as a Second Language Evening High School and the Career Resource Center. Also offers classes in: Defensive Driving Introduction to Computers Microsoft Word Money Management Sports Recreation Personal Development Dance SAT Preparation Arts/Crafts Trips. Classes vary. Call for more information.NassauCONTINUING EDUCATIONHICKSVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers free classes in Career Counseling, English as a Second Language, High School Equivalency,and Basic Education. Also offers courses in computers, Internet, computer keyboarding, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet, Keyboarding, Adobe Photoshop, Notary Public, CPR, Boating, arts/crafts/stichery, cooking, dance, defensive driving, money management, personal enrichment, music, sports, foreign language (Spanish- beginning and intermediate) and recreation. Many courses can be customized to fit your business needs. Call for more detailed information. Course offerings vary each semester.SuffolkCONTINUING EDUCATIONPATCHOGUE MEDFORD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers free classes in: Adult Basic Education (ABE), Pre-High School Equivalency, High School Equivalency, English as a Second Language, Citizenship, Life Skills, Senior Citizen Computer Class, Computer Assisted Instruction and Career Counseling. Also offers courses in: Sports, Dance, Arts/Crafts/Stichery, Personal Enrichment, Cooking, Exercise, Computers, Women and Stress, Defensive Driving, Basic Sign Language, Foreign Language (French and Italian), Microsoft Word, Intermediate Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Excursions and Money Management. Classes may vary. Call for more information.SuffolkCONTINUING EDUCATIONSMITHTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    DISPLACED HOMEMAKER PROGRAM-NASSAU COUNTYServes people who have been displaced from their careers as unpaid homemakers. It offers services to help with the challenges people in these situations often face. Some people have trouble finding: Child care; Transportation; Housing; Basic necessities; Jobs; Others may face: Emotional challenges; Medical needs and Legal problems. Services include: Crisis intervention; Counseling; Referral to community service agencies; Assertiveness training; Decision-making training; Assessment; Resume writing; Job search strategies and Job clubs. The final goal is for people to become employed and economically independent. If you or someone you know can benefit from this program, visit or call the center nearest you.NassauDISPLACED HOMEMAKER PROGRAM-NASSAU COUNTYNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/NASSAU
    EMPLOYMENT CAREER CENTER AT SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LABOROffers a cutting-edge endeavor which brings together both employers and job seekers, providing a comprehensive, one-stop approach to job search. Staffed with employment professionals from several private and public entities, the Employment Center functions as a full service human resources facility. The center supplies the job seeking customer with all the tools necessary for a self-directed or staff-assisted job search, and provides employers with facilities and workforce support. Equipped with state of the art computers, fax machines, phones, and copiers, the Employment Center also maintains job banks and specializes in job clubs, job fairs, employability and computer workshops and focus groups. Employment Center visitors are able to accomplish many tasks, whether it be to create and edit their resume, navigate the Internet for their job search. Employers may interview prospective employees on-site. Call for Additional Information or Schedule an Appointment for an Informational Meeting and Immediate Access.SuffolkEMPLOYMENT CAREER CENTER AT SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LABORNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/SUFFOLK
    EQUIVALENT ATTENDANCEProvides GED preparation, academic remediation, ESL, career and technical education, counseling and support services for out-of-school youth and teen parents under 21 years of age who are not currently enrolled in school. Students are self-referred or enrolled at district request. Monthly rosters are sent to district representative to confirm residency and for state reporting enrollment. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkEQUIVALENT ATTENDANCEWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    EXPLORER POST 410Offers a youth career oriented program endorsed by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Provides assistance in crime prevention, programs, and traffic control and as aides to patrol officers. Offered to youth ages 14-21.SuffolkEXPLORER POST 410SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
    LONG ISLAND WORKS COALITIONRegional initiative to bridge the gap between business and education. It targets businesses, academia, parents, students (kindergarten through college) and the community at large. Prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce and increases awareness of the educational and career opportunities that exist on Long Island. Provides development and oversight to school advisory boards. Supports presentations to agencies, professionals, parents and students that evaluate trends in the workplace. Also explores and develops ways to prepare a skilled workforce. Develops and supports collaborative efforts to academia, business and individuals. Seminars, job fairs, and resource coordination is available through website. Provides electronic internship clearinghouse for college and high school students.SuffolkLONG ISLAND WORKS COALITIONLONG ISLAND WORKS COALITION
    SCHOOL AND INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce. Offers Career Day for high school and middle school students Junior Achievement for high school students Career-planning class for 5th graders Teen Shadow Day-places students in cooperating work environments.SuffolkSCHOOL AND INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPDEER PARK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPParticipant in the LI Works Coalition. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPCOMSEWOGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSBRENTWOOD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Coalition. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSCONNETQUOT CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ISLIP
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSEASTPORT/SOUTH MANOR CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce. Offers internships and field trips to specific industries in student's area of interest.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSLONGWOOD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills and experience to be successful in the workforce. Conducts Career Fairs, job shadowings and internships.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSMATTITUCK-CUTCHOGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Coalition. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSMIDDLE COUNTRY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSNORTHPORT-EAST NORTHPORT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with knowledge, skills and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSSACHEM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSSMITHTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSWESTHAMPTON BEACH UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SCHOOL TO CAREERSParticipant in the LI Works Advisory Council. Attempts to bridge the gap between education and business by providing students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce.SuffolkSCHOOL TO CAREERSWILLIAM FLOYD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    WOMEN'S COALITION OF THE MILLENNIUMThis fee based organization provides various workshops to individuals, schools, and private industry. Workshops may include self-esteem, career, counseling, resume and interviewing techniques and job search strategies.NassauWOMEN'S COALITION OF THE MILLENNIUMWOMEN'S COALITION OF THE MILLENNIUM
    WORKFORCE NEW YORK CAREER CENTER-PATCHOGUEOffices provide convenient one-stop shopping for employment-related needs. Division of Employment and Workforce Solutions offices offer many DOL programs in a single location-including career related assistance and services for employers.Staff at these centers have been cross-trained in Department services so they can address more completely the needs of employers and job seekers. The Division of Employment Services works with the public and private sectors to create job opportunities, offer job fairs, help workers find a job, and help businesses find skilled workers. Contact us if you are looking for a job or for employees, are interested in apprenticeship, or want to locate one of our Career Service Centers. Additional Suffolk County offices can be found in Hauppauge. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkWORKFORCE NEW YORK CAREER CENTER-PATCHOGUENEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR/SUFFOLK

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