Resources & Opportunities

Scholarships & Internships are available to current college students. Scholarship & Internship list will be updated on a monthly basis.

Announcements

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The Marcy Lab School

  • We are a non-profit, post-secondary school based in Brooklyn, NY. We offer a 12-month, full-time computer science program designed to prepare recent high school graduates from underrepresented backgrounds for full-time careers in software engineering. We are an alternative to traditional higher education for students who face financial barriers or for those who are simply looking for a unique experience better suited to their interests. Check website to apply!

Jobs Corps Scholars at Kingsborough Community College

  • This free program is open to 18-24 year olds who have their HS diploma/HSE/TASC and are not currently enrolled in school. Students will be provided with free training in healthcare, business or trade. They will receive support with enrolling into college and entering employment. Check website for program start dates!

Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC)

  • The Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) is recruiting for its free Academic and Career Training programs. Their programs encourage and support adults to learn English, earn their High School Equivalency diploma, and prepare for college or gain employment. Their Career Training programs provide state or national certifications to equip those seeking employment and include Allied Health programs such as Certified Electronic Health Records, Certified EKG Training, Certified Phlebotomy Technician and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, as well as Security Officer Training and OSHA. Applicants are encouraged to apply online for the Fall semester as well as attend a Virtual Admissions Session to get an overview of the programs and the enrollment process. Click website for starting dates!

KindWork x BWI: Customer Experience Fellowship

  • 6-week, full-time, training program for young adults (ages 20-26) seeking an entry-level role in the tech sector. Students will learn the skills needed to work as a Customer Experience or Customer Support Specialist at a tech-enabled company. This is a great full-time role with lots of career growth potential. Graduates will be provided with job placement support and one year of career coaching. Recent program graduates are thriving in full-time CX roles at companies like Uber, Revel, Olo, and Justworks. Now accepting early applications for the next cohort beginning in September 2022. Check website on how to apply.

Eckerd Connects

  • Eckerd Connects is now recruiting for their Train & Earn program with locations in Queens and the Bronx. Their 6-week long program provides young adults with career training in the food service, healthcare, and retail sectors, and include job placement assistance, paid internship opportunities, financial literacy training, customer service certification, access to an onsite mental health specialist, and more. Learn more about their program in Queens and the Bronx. Apply for the program online here.

Upwardly Global - Immigrant and Refugee Professionals Job Coaching & Skilling Program

  • Upwardly Global works with immigrant and refugee New Yorkers who are looking to return to their professional career fields. Through a Job Coaching & Skilling Program, job seekers gain access to customized career advising, digital training on how to navigate the U.S. job search, re- and up-skilling opportunities, and professional network building through 50+ employer partners. Each year, they place over 1,000 jobseekers back into career track positions! Currently all services are provided virtually. Check website for more Info.


Red Hook Initiative (RHI)- Positions open to CUNY Students


  • The Education team at Red Hook Initiative is looking to hire for 3 part-time and 1 full time positions. Below are the job descriptions, if you know any college students interested in these positions please have them email a cover letter and resume to apply@rhicenter.org with the position in the subject line. You can also access the jobs through this link https://rhicenter.org/who-we-are/jobs/


Bronx Times Jobs Opportunities


  • If you are currently looking for a job, the New York Job's Board consistently posts job opening through New York for people of all skill-level. Check out their website for more information.


Current Job Postings


Figure Skating in Harlem

  • At Figure Skating in Harlem, we pride ourselves on having a strong core of dedicated and passionate administrative staff, educators and skating coaches. We are always looking to meet new candidates that are passionate about our mission and values. Click here to apply!


City Parks Foundation

  • City Parks Foundation offers internship opportunities and apprenticeships each year for high school and college students. These opportunities connect students to tangible work and life skills as they work alongside our staff to teach younger students in our gardens, lead marine ecology lessons, support SummerStage programming, and provide logistical support to our team. Our staff works with all interns throughout their experience to support and encourage their self-confidence and identify the next steps on their paths to a successful future. Click here to apply!!


NonTraditional Employment for Women

  • NEW prepares women for nontraditional careers in the building and construction trades, public utilities, transportation, green jobs, and building maintenance and operations industries — jobs that provide structured career pathways to the middle class and economic independence. Through its innovative training programs, NEW graduates successfully compete for skilled trades careers that enable women to achieve economic self-sufficiency. NEW’s core programming is offered on both day and evening schedules. Click here to apply!

    • NEW welcomes women, trans, and nonbinary individuals to register

    • Must be 18 years or older

    • Eligible to work in the United States

    • High school diploma or equivalency

    • Interested in hands-on training to enter a career in the construction field

For more Workforce opportunities, click here.

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Students can submit FAFSA Verification documents through CUNY’s new Student Forms tool

  • Student Forms, is CUNY's new student portal that allows students (and parents) to electronically sign and upload documents! Students can submit their financial aid documents securely without having to come into the campus Financial Aid Office. As the students and the college financial aid staff work through the forms, the Student Forms software will send updates in real time with documentation that is needed based on the answers provided by the students. Once all required forms are submitted to resolve outstanding financial aid tasks, the integration with other CUNY applications will update CUNYfirst in real time. Click the link to learn more about the Student Forms Tool.

CUNY Vaccine Booster Policy for Spring 2022

  • This is a reminder that students enrolled in any in-person or hybrid class for Spring 2022, will be required to get the COVID-19 booster shot when they become eligible.

  • If a student was eligible for the booster on January 28: They must upload proof of receiving the additional shot to CUNYfirst no later than March 1. This deadline applies even if your college’s spring semester begins in March.

  • If a student becomes eligible after January 28, but before the end of the semester: They will have 30 days after they become eligible to get the booster and upload proof to CUNYfirst.

  • Instructions on uploading booster proof are available here.

  • Visit CUNY's Booster Mandate and Deadlines (Students) or Student Vaccination Policy FAQ webpages for information regarding requirements, deadlines, exemptions, and other details.


  • The CUNY Comeback Program is a new program launched to help at least 50,000 students overcome debts from tuition and fees they may have accumulated during the pandemic. Students enrolled at a CUNY college at any time between March 13, 2020, and the end of Spring 2021 semester, are eligible to receive forgiveness ​​of outstanding balances owed to CUNY, including recent graduates and students who dropped out after taking classes during this time.


These hardships may include:

  • the need to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses,

  • increased childcare costs,

  • being homeless or a dislocated worker,

  • changes in the student’s family income, including recent unemployment of a family member on whom the student depends for support

  • food or housing insecurity

  • other changes in the family’s income or assets that rendered them unable to pay off their balance to CUNY

To learn more or apply, click here.


CUNY Food Navigator Program

  • Swipe Out Hunger, is a national nonprofit dedicated to ending college student hunger. Student Navigators are trained by the food bank of New York to work 1:1 with any CUNY student to support the SNAP application process and connect them with other campus and community food resources. To get connected with a Student Navigator, CUNY students can fill out swipehunger.org/cunysnn or text FOOD to (855) 230-6746, and a Navigator will be in touch shortly.


CUNY Launches LGBTQI+ Hub

  • The CUNY LGBTQI+ Council, a CUNY-wide committee of faculty and staff dedicated to supporting the intersectional LGBTQI+ communities across the university system, created and launched a new hub of resources and other supports to help students, staff, and faculty members. This online resource will be updated and maintained by the council. For additional information visit the CUNY LGBTQI+ Hub website.


Jobs at CUNY

  • If you are interested in becoming a part of the CUNY community, there are several available job opportunities. Check their website for more information.

UX Microcredential at Kingsborough Community College

  • At Kingsborough, we have bundled classes in our User Experience (UX) Design training program to create an 8-week UX Microcredential program. Earners of the UX Designer Badge have developed the entry-level skills needed to create digital interfaces that respect Heuristics, Design Thinking, Gestalt, and Accessibility and Interaction Design principles. They are competent in conducting research with users, mapping qualitative data, gaining insights to generate inspiration, designing sketched and digital clickable prototypes. Click here to apply!

If you have any questions or need to speak with someone, please reach out to Glenda Tesalona.

Glenda Tesalona

Alumni Relations ManagerGtesalona@newvisions.org