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NYC: ATWORK by NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

Actively recruiting

Services Provided Help finding a job, Internship or short-term job

Eligibility Adults, People with disabilities

Schedule No fixed amount of time, Flexible

Disability Accommodation Disability Accommodation

Language Access Language Access

Last Updated Last updated on Jul 04, 2021

This program helps people with disabilities prepare for and find a job.

NYC: ATWORK is a self-guided employment program for people with disabilities. It recruits, screens, and connects New Yorkers to jobs and internships with partners in the public and private sectors.

Who it's for Who it's for

To be eligible for NYC: ATWORK, you must:

  • Have a documented disability
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Live in New York City
  • Have career goals
  • Have resumes and cover letters
  • Have basic interviewing skills

The best matches for NYC: ATWORK are those driven to use the program’s guidance to improve their hiring chances.

Duration and Length Duration and Length

The program follows these steps:

  1. Fill out a pre-screening questionnaire. Followed by a phone screening, virtual orientation, and official enrollment.
  2. Join a series of job-readiness workshops to learn more about tools for a better job search.
  3. Continue job search on your own with the help of an assigned Relationship Manager.

 

Disability Accommodation Disability Accommodation

Accommodations provided on request, including American Sign Language, CART, and information in Braille or enlarged print.

Language Access Language Access

NYC: ATWORK offers services in ASL, Spanish, and French.

Next Steps

For eligible candidates looking to be added to the waitlist, please fill out the Jobseeker Referral Form.

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