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Get help finding a job or new career using the Newburgh Free Library

Newburgh Library- Job Information Center

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The Newburgh Free Library’s Job & Continuing Education Information resources at the library and on the web are available to help with your information needs. Hunting for a job or finding a new career is easier when you have the right tools. Through our on-hand materials, useful websites and online databases you’ll be able to jump-start your job hunt and explore careers. The library offers continuing education classes on computer skills and how to use our electronic resources for job searching and writing your resume. Check the Library Calendar for a full schedule. To subscribe to e-newsletter, send an email to nflprogram@rcls.org.

There is also a print guide to library resources for job searching here: Newburgh Free Library Job and Career Guide 

Job Information Center

Black Pen on White Book Page Books and materials about creating resumes and cover letters can be found in the library's non-fiction collection under Dewey Decimal number 650.14, as well as in our specialized Job Information Center Collection. The collection also includes binders of  Civil Service job postings from New York StateOrange County, Dutchess County, the City of Newburgh and other local municipalities, as well as miscellaneous job postings as received from employers.

One-on-One Career Help at the Newburgh Free Library

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One-on-One Career Help

Check the Newburgh Free Library Calendar for appointment times

Sign up for a one-on-one career coaching session and get help writing resumes and cover letters, exploring career options, applying for jobs online, preparing for interviews, or learning how to use LinkedIn. Each session lasts one hour, and is conducted by Gregg Knowles, Career Consultant/Resume Writer. Call 845-325-9240 for an appointment.  

Community Resources & Local Job Fairs

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Orange Works Career Center

The Maple Building 3 Washington Center 4th Floor

Newburgh, New York 12550

845-568-5090

The Orange County Employment and Training Administration provides support to individuals seeking employment and employers looking to hire staff.

 

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SUNY Orange- Office of Career & Internship Services

Kaplan Hall, Student Services Central, Room 110

One Washington Center

Newburgh, NY 12550

The Office of Career & Internship Services assists students, alumni and community members with all phases of the career development process. The office is staffed by professionals who can guide the students through a maze of career information and make valuable resources available for the students' career discovery.