EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Educational Alliance has employment and career development services to address the needs of the communities of the Lower East Side, East Village, and greater Manhattan. We aim to help clients of all stages of life to secure lasting employment.

Our team of career counselors works with families and friends to explore employment opportunities that take full advantage of an individual’s skills and prior work experience. We provide the tools and resources necessary in today’s market to be successful and financially secure, from guided career exploration to interview prep and everything in between.

In 2018 we provided services to 250 individuals on the Lower East Side and East Village, including financial planning advice, resume building workshops, interview coaching, and career advisement.  In total, 92 individuals were placed in new jobs in connection with our program last year.

We offer one-on-one counseling and job readiness workshops to assist with resume writing, interview preparation, job applications, research tools and more.

FREE WORKSHOPS

August 26 – 10:00 am – Where:  Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway, Manny Cantor Center, NY, NY  (map)

Re-write!  Writing an Effective Cover Letter

Attached please find my resume for your zzzzZZZZZZ… does your cover letter start this way? If so, this workshop is for you.  You will learn to write a cover letter that gets the attention of an employer and sets your apart from others.   Participants should bring a cover letter and the respective job description. 

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September 9 – 10:00 am Where:  Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway, Manny Cantor Center, NY, NY  (map)

Open Computer Lab – Job Search / Improve Skills / Work with A Tutor*

Interested in improving your Microsoft Office skills? Work with a tutor, one-on-one, in a small group setting and get assistance in improving your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. *Computers will be provided during this workshop.

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September 16 – 10:00 am  – Where:  Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway, Manny Cantor Center, NY, NY  (map)          

What are Keywords?? – Decoding Job Descriptions

Job postings can be short and to the point or have 20+ bullets and the last one says “Additional projects as necessary”.  But what is the employer really looking for? In this workshop you will be taught how to read a description and look for the key words and phrases that are constantly repeated.  BRING a job description with you and work with a Counselor to decode it.                   

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September 23 – 10:00 am – Where:  Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway, Manny Cantor Center, NY, NY (map)    

Microsoft Word – Learn How to Work with Documents*

Hands-on workshop builds on Word basics topics covering more advanced design and formatting such as bulleting and numbering, text alignment and creating a resume.  Computers will be provided during this workshop

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Location: Manny Cantor Center – 197 East Broadway

(Workshops are 90 minutes long)