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Test & Career

The library has a variety of resources to assist job seekers.  Whether you are a student seeking career guidance, a recent graduate looking for your first job, or a veteran worker in need of a job or career change, the Library can help. See also Teen College & Career.
 

Learning Express Career Center

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  • Learn more about a particular career
  • Prepare for an entrance or civil service exam. More than 800 practice tests.
  • Workers Assessments & TOEIC
  • Join the military

High School Equivalency Help

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Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Tutors available daily from 2:00 to 11:00 pm

  • High School Equivalency Prep
  • Writing critiques

 

Learning Express Equivalency Center

  • Prepare for the TASC test
  • Determine if you are ready to take the test
  • Build basic math and reading skills

Visit NYS TASC (formerly GED) Testing Office for information about the test in general and to sign up to take the exam.


Contact Eastern Suffolk Boces Career & Technical Education about in-person classes in our area.

 

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

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Get interactive help with tutors everyday from 2:00 to 11:00 pm 

  • High School Equivalency Preparation 
  • Prepare for an entrance, civil service or US Citizenship exam
  • Help crafting a winning resume and cover letter
  • Help with Microsoft Office with one of the LIVE experts 
  • Writing critiques
  • Get your resume proofread

 

 

Lynda.com

Lynda.com

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A premiere learning tool with high quality tutorials and lectures. Subject coverage includes technical and business topics (website design, entrepreneurship, selling on Etsy) and also productivity lectures on things like photography, Microsoft Excel, Dreamweaver, WordPress and more.  LinkedIn users receive badges for completed courses on their LinkedIn profile.

   

Career Cruising

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Online career guidance and planning system. Prepare for the SAT/ACT, find a career, build a portfolio, learn how to write a resume, and search for jobs,all in one convenient place. A comprehensive bi-lingual (English and Spanish) interactive resource with profiles of hundreds of occupations, details on 2 and 4 year colleges and universities, and financial aid information.

     
Other Sites 
Civil Service   Recommended Job Sites   Job Loss
Suffolk County Civil Service   CareerBuilder   Unemployment Information
NY State Civil Service   Craigslist   NY Department of Labor Career Services
NYS Unified Court System   Glassdoor   US Dept. of Labor Employment and Training Administration
NYS Office Professions   GrooveJob    
USAJobs   Indeed    
    LinkedIn    
    Linkup    
    Monster    
    NextDoor    
    SimplyHired     
    SnagAJob    
    TheLadders    
    StonyBrook University Jobs    
    Suffolk County One Stop