How Can You Find Jobs in the Bronx?


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As of March 2015, New York's Workforce1 career center serves citizens the Bronx with three branches designed to put locals to work. The BronxWorks program also offers job search assistance and training to out-of-school youth ages 17 to 24.

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Workforce1 career centers are managed by the NYC Department of Small Business Services and connect businesses that are hiring with job seekers. They also offer specialty services and assistance with finding training programs for veterans and for general job seekers looking for work in the fields of health care, industry and transportation. The Bronx locations are at 400 East Fordham Road, 2150 University Avenue, and 1029 E 163rd Street. The former South Bronx location is closed as of 2014. Locations are open Monday to Friday, but hours vary by location.

BronxWorks offers youth training in the use of Excel and a certification in customer service. They also provide assistance with job placement. They are at 60 E. Tremont Ave. Another option for disadvantaged youth is the South Bronx Job Corps at 1771 Andrews Avenue.

The Bronx Environmental Stewardship Academy trains low-income New York City residents for green infrastructure and building services jobs. The program is available to those aged 18 to 40 who have a high school diploma.

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