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  • Upcoming Workshops

    All of our workshops are presented by our certified career counselors and open to MCPL patrons only unless otherwise noted.

    Select a program to see a description or register online with your MCPL library card.

    Spring 2014

    All programs held in Centereach

    This session's programs are open to
    the public because of a grant from
    Bank of America

    Registration for these programs
    begins on 4/4/14

    Career Services

    Since 1980, the Library has provided specialized career information services including one-on-one counseling and extensive collections focused on careers, higher education and training opportunities. Career counselors are on staff to provide personal assistance to unemployed adults and adults re-entering the job market or retraining for a new career, as well as teens approaching college or entering the workforce.


    Services and resources include:


    • Individual and confidential appointments with a career counselor for employment, occupational, and college counseling
    • Resume preparation assistance
    • Administration of Strong Interest Inventory test
    • Workshops on interviewing techniques and resume writing
    • On-site access to representatives from local colleges
    • Civil service test announcements and test preparation books
    • Financial aid and scholarship information
    • Occupation-oriented newspapers and journals
    • Links to job listings and data banks
    • College catalogs and video tours
    • Extensive collection of print, video, and online resources supporting career exploration and employment search activities

    These services are free to MCPL residents; available to others through special grants and partnerships. To make an appointment, please call 631-585-9393 x 133.

    Career Resources

    Green Career Program (Department of Labor)
    http://www.dol.gov/dol/green/

    My Future (Department of Defense)
    http://www.myfuture.com/

    New York Job Source
    http://www.nyjobsource.com/

    JobHaven - Brookhaven Town Job Message Board
    http://www.jobhaven.org/

    Jobs Express
    http://www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm

    Long Island Job Search
    http://www.newsday.com/classifieds/jobs

    New York State Career Zone
    http://www.nycareerzone.org/

    Suffolk County Civil Service
    http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/departments/civilservice.aspx

    Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center
    http://www.co.suffolk.ny.us/departments/Labor/center.aspx

    College & Financial Aid Resources

    Federal Student Aid
    http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

    FinAid! by Monster.com
    http://www.finaid.org/

    College Confidential
    http://www.collegeconfidential.com/

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