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NYS Career Center Locator

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NYS Department of Labor (DOL)


The NYS Department of Labor (DOL) has career centers located throughout New York State. These centers provide convenient no cost job search services to job-seekers. Services include: career counseling; skills assessment; resume development; career workshops (such as job search strategies, networking, interview skills, etc.); computer and internet access; computer workshops; Adult Basic Education/English as a Second Language; phones, faxes and copiers; career resource library; job search resources and job placement assistance; vocational classroom training for those that qualify; financial aid for training; online Talent Bank; access to qualified service providers; and referrals to other educational, training and social services. The department's career center website has a career center locator tool that uses zip codes to locate a center closest to where you live.

Many career centers have disability resource coordinators. Contact information for all career centers and disability resource coordinators are available in our mapping tool. 



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