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Job services for people with disabilities

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

Help finding a job, Internship or short-term job

Adults, People with disabilities

No fixed amount of time, Flexible

Last updated onNov 09, 2020

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

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.

Schedule

The program follows these steps:

  1. First, fill out a pre-screening questionnaire. After, you take part in a phone screening, virtual orientation, and official enrollment.
  2. After, you can join a series of job-readiness workshops to learn more about tools for a better job search.
  3. You will then continue the job search on your own with the help of an assigned Relationship Manager.

 

Disability Accommodation

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

Language Access

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

Next Steps

The program is not recruiting right now. If you’re interested in the program, fill out the NYC: ATWORK contact form.

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