Archive for October, 2013

Ford Presents: HBCU $75,000 Scholarship Challenge

October 17, 2013 Leave a comment

The Ford HBCU Community Challenge wants HBCU student teams to present their best ideas on “Building Sustainable Communities”.  One first-place student team will receive a grand prize of $75,000 in scholarships, university and community awards!


Don’t miss this opportunity to help your education and community go further. Register your team today!  Deadline for entries is November 10th, 2013.

For more information, visit .

Idealist Grad Fairs Coming to a City Near You!

October 2, 2013 Leave a comment

The Idealist Grad Fairs connect prospective students with graduate schools in fields such as public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, global and public health, theology, environmental science, and socially responsible business. The fairs are free and open to anyone interested in learning about grad school.

To learn more about the fairs, watch these short videos:
Why should I attend?
What’s it like?

2013 Idealist Grad Fairs

October 3: Ann Arbor
October 7: Minneapolis
October 8: Chicago
October 15: Miami
October 17: Houston
October: 22: Austin
October 23: Atlanta
October 24: Charlotte
October 28: Seattle
October 29: Portland
November 4: Denver
November 6: San Francisco
November 7: Los Angeles

NYPD Civilian Job Opportunities

October 2, 2013 Leave a comment

NYPD Announces

New Web Site for Civilian Job Opportunities

Over 17,000 civilians already serve with the NYPD and there are opportunities for many more. That’s why they’ve created a new web site,, to make it easier to search and apply for several exciting jobs within the Department. 

The site focuses on three of their most frequently available positions:

School Safety Agent, Traffic Enforcement Agent and 911 Operators

All of which offer the many benefits of working with the NYPD. Visitors to will enjoy an engaging and user-friendly online experience that includes detailed information on:

     Job Descriptions

   Candidate Requirements

    Salary and Benefits

Promotional Opportunities

      Exam Schedules and More

Potential candidates can also have the chance to engage in “live chats” with School Safety Agent or Traffic Enforcement Agent recruiters.

The NYPD created this site to help increase awareness of some civilian job opportunities, with the goal of encouraging qualified individuals to consider a rewarding career in service to their communities. If you know someone who would make a good addition to the Department, please forward this e-mail to their attention.

For additional information please call: 212-RECRUIT.

Queens Workforce1 is Hiring: Recruitment Coordinator

October 2, 2013 Leave a comment

Recruitment Coordinator – Queens Workforce1 Career Center location.


Compensation: $30’s k


Qualifications: 3 years Admin experience, computer-proficient, excellent communication skills, professional demeanor and appearance, team-player. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.


Responsibilities: Provide Administrative Support for Account Management Team including Data Entry, facilitating recruitment events, providing phone support, other duties as needed.


Email resumes to:


Queens Workforce1 is an equal opportunity employer.