Job Search Strategies
By Marty Magaan
“Another World Is Possible”
Those were the words printed on a huge banner in front of St. Jacobi Church in Brooklyn, which served as one of the bases of operations for the Occupy Sandy movement. The words lingered in my head as I walked to the train station and reflected on what I had seen that day while volunteering with my fellow NYIT students.
It was true. While self-interest appears to be the predominant driving force that perpetuates progress in our world, events like Hurricane Sandy remind us of just how powerful we can be when we are motivated by the sincere desire to help a fellow human being. I saw the proof of this in the weeks following the hurricane, when NYIT students and staff came together to help those affected by Sandy ...more
Last summer, the Community Service Center in Manhattan and students in the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) welcomed members of the International YMCA Youth Ambassadors Program (YAP) to NYIT's Manhattan campus. They all participated in a cultural exchange series called "Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges" - a three-part session that brought together youth leaders from Haiti, Ecuador, Colombia, and India, and NYIT HEOP students for lively discussion, community building, and stereotype de-bunking. HEOP student Lakisha Scott said "I enjoyed my time getting to know all of the International YMCA YAP participants. If you judge people, you have no time to love them." Read more about the "Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges" series.
International YMCA Hatian Youth Ambassador with Student Assistant Director of the Community Service Center in Manhattan, Dyesha Durm
The William Morehouse Scholarship Program is a matching funds scholarship administered by the New York State Builders Association Research and Education Foundation (NYSBA REF) and participating Home Builders Associations (HBA).
NYS Civil Service has announced November 17, 2012 as the exam date for Park Patrol Officer Trainee. The deadline to register for the exam is October 1, 2012; registration is done only through the NYS Civil Service. Please visit New York State Civil Service and select the link for State Examinations to see the exam posting, which will include minimum qualifications and online exam registration information.
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