You can also explore using your skills from one job in a different job.
Self-Sufficiency Employment Estimator - This estimator calculates the income required by an individual or family to meet its basic needs for a given family size and geographic location. These basic needs include housing, food, health care, transportation, childcare and taxes. The estimated income does not include public or private assistance.
Based on this amount the calculator will show the occupations that meet or exceed the income needed. It also shows the education requirements, on-the-job experience and job outlook for those occupations.
The calculator can help you:
Enter a job you've had and find careers with similar skills. Pick a career and explore!
What do you want to do for a living? My Next Move will help you:
Learn about hundreds of different jobs, including:
In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market and more.
Your tool for career exploration. Browse groups of similar occupations to explore careers. Choose from industry, field of work, science area, and more.
View occupations that require licensure or certification, and how to obtain it
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Not only can training and education help you get the job you are looking for, but it can also help you earn more. Regardless of your goals for getting additional training and education, our experienced career advisors can help you find what you are looking for. Or, they can help you explore your interests and find the training needed to help you get the job you want. Visit your local New York State Career Center for more information.
Are you just starting out in the working world? Are you beginning a new career path?
Internships are a great way to start off a new career path. They can give you:
In addition to all of these great advantages, you may even end your internship with a job offer.
Setting up an internship is similar to applying for a job. For most internships, you have to apply and be interviewed. They are also shorter in length than a job. You may need to coordinate your internship with a college advisor or work supervisor.
Internship positions are often posted on company websites, professional society websites and regular job search websites. Here are some specific places to find internships:
Volunteering is a wonderful way to:
To find volunteer opportunities:
Contact local organizations, or try the following websites:
New York State Career Centers - work with one of our experienced career advisors.
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