Resources

ASAP Career & Personal Development

 

Career Readiness Tools

BigInterview

Learn and practice your interview skills, whether you're interviewing for a job or graduate school.

Organization Code: qccasap2021

Optimal Résumé

A career management platform brought to you in partnership with City University of New York - QCC ASAP.

Upkey

Upkey has helped transform tens of thousands of students into standout applicants thanks to custom support, opportunities, and guidance that can only be found at Upkey.

Traitify

Tratify Personality Career Assessment - Are you on confident the career path or major of study choosen is a good fit for your personality? Traitify is a tool that will provide the user better insight into whether a chosen major or career path aligns with work preferences, work evironments and personality which are key contributers to personal and professional success. 

This resource will provide its user with a plethora of information to aide in making infomed decisons about a major &/or career choice.

To ensure you get the most from this tool, schedule a follow up appointment upon completion with the ASAP Career Specialist or ASAP Academic Advisor to review and discuss the Traitify Personality Career Assessment results.

Do Not Chase the Money, Chase & Achieve Your Dreams Instead!

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Career Readiness Resources

Career Resources

An on-line Career Platform is a free digital hub where First Generation & Low Income Students and Alumni can access information about career opportunities, connect with real-world professionals for advice, or find out about job openings. Our Platform's Career Advisor Forum gives you access to hundreds of working professionals from dozens of industries for video conference advising sessions. Our Platform's Career Video Library features hundreds of real-world professionals explaining their jobs in ways you've always wanted to hear. You've made it this far. Now launch your career through Our Platform's Job Placement services. Learn about job postings and work with a coach to get in front of employers. Advisors are waiting to speak to you! To get involved, access our list online and enter the Passcode: CUNY21.

The Trevor Project Resources
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

CUNY Upskilling
Are you unemployed or looking to change careers? CUNY Upskilling is a curated list of no-cost virtual trainings that will help you get the latest professional skills and knowledge to give yourself a leg up in your job search and help you shine to prospective employers.

Register onilne at CUNY Upskilling.

ACCESS NYC: Resource for Help w/ Food, Money, Housing, Work, and More
Find help in NYC with food, money, housing, work and more on ACCESS NYC. There are over 30 programs you or your family may be eligible for regardless of immigration status and even if you're already receiving benefits or have a job. Check out ACCESS NYC's website to learn more. At the bottom of their site, you can also sign-up for ACCESS NYC's newsletter.

Events & Opportunities

ACCESS NYC: Resource for Help w/ Food, Money, Housing, Work, and More
Find help in NYC with food, money, housing, work and more on ACCESS NYC. There are over 30 programs you or your family may be eligible for regardless of immigration status and even if you're already receiving benefits or have a job. Check out ACCESS NYC's website to learn more. At the bottom of their site, you can also sign-up for ACCESS NYC's newsletter.

S.T.E.M. Forum Video Archives

Topic: Opportunities in Accounting with Professor Mark Ulrich
Date: Nov 19, 2021 at 9:47 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Passcode: 1j1?wsCJ

Topic: S.T.E.M. Forum - Careers in Technology with Ken Moore
Date: Nov 15, 2021 at 10:50 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Passcode: 5351s$Ai

Topic: R.I.M.S. @ QCC with Dr. Patricia Schneider
Date: Nov 12, 2021 at 12:50 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Passcode: NF9d?^m&

Topic: S.H.P.E.P. for Careers in Health Professions with Marcus Howard
Date: Nov 11, 2021 at 10:46 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Passcode: 9^T.91W!

Topic: Research and Internship Opportunities in Science with Dr. Moni Chauhan
Date: Nov 10, 2021 at 11:47 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Passcode: 4!0!2qTR

Topic: Exploring Untapped Careers & Research in Science with Dr. Kimberly Riegel
Date: Nov 9, 2021 at 10:47 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Passcode: u2si=@#i

Topic: MedPrep for Careers in Medicine with Marcus Howard
Date: Nov 8, 2021 at 10:52 a.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Passcode: 6b*Ks@de

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.