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Job Search Essentials: Applications, Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviewing

All job seekers


Looking for work? The New York Public Library can help! Learn insider tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist, and land the job!

About this Event

Looking for a job? We can help!

Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, and uncover your “hidden network.” Update your resume, or even start from scratch. Learn how to craft a cover letter that will land you the interview.

Along the way you will learn inside tips from a Librarian who is also a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist, on where to find job postings and what HR is looking for in your application. See sample testimonials below to hear about our MANY, MANY success stories!!

All levels welcome.

This workshop meets on a virtual platform every Thursday from 11:30-1:00PM. The four rotating topics are:

  • Identifying Opportunities (Networking) and Applications
  • Resume Writing & Design
  • Cover Letter Drafting & Crafting
  • Interview Coaching: Strategy & Prep


Upcoming topics:

Thursday, September 17, 11:30AM-1PM: Resumes

Thursday, September 24, 11:30AM-1PM: Cover Letters


Thursday, October 1, 11:30AM-1PM: Identifying Opportunities and Applying

Thursday, October 8, 11:30AM-1PM: Resumes

Thursday, October 15, 11:30AM-1PM: Cover Letters

Thursday, October 22, 11:30AM-1PM: Interviewing


Thursday, November 5, 11:30AM-1PM: Resumes

Thursday, November 12, 11:30AM-1PM: Cover Letters

Thursday, November 19, 11:30AM-1PM: Interviewing


Thursday, December 3, 11:30AM-1PM: Resumes

Thursday, December 10, 11:30AM-1PM: Cover Letters

Thursday, December 17, 11:30AM-1PM: Interviewing


This workshop has been running at the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library for over 3 years, and will now be offered in a virtual meeting format for the very first time!



“Immediately after receiving your revision of my resume I got opportunities to interview for several companies. Last week alone I had 6 interviews in one week! I had in interview this week, the feedback from the potential employer was that they ‘loved' the resume. I look forward to attending future workshops. Thank you for all of your help!”


“I got the resume revisions and it looks terrific and so much more updated/professional. I am so glad I found out about the career workshop and ran into you. Having experienced other free career workshops, yours is by far the most helpful!”


“I attended the four workshops in your series Land Your Dream Job. It worked!

Thanks to your help – particularly with resumes and cover letters – I did land my dream job as an education consultant…

Besides the useful information you presented, attending the workshops also built my confidence as I prepared for interviewing.

Thank you for your efforts. They definitely helped me in finding my new job.


“Just wanted to express my sincerest gratitude and appreciation for the time and dedication you put into teaching attendees how to create a resume that will surely help lead to employment. Your teaching skills are superb, and I am excited to attend your next class! I learned so many things from your lively speaking engagement and your well-researched, visually presentable handouts.

Please let me know if there is anything I could do for you in order to let your superiors know that you are doing an EXCELLENT JOB!…Keep it up! You are so brilliant and you shine like a star! You help so many people and you are an inspiration.”


“Hi Jenny. Yesterday I landed my dream job. Thank you for all of your encouragement and advice. I could not have done it without you.

Virtual event

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Timezone: UTC-5 (check your local time here)

Registration required? Yes

Cost: Free

Full event details: Job Search Essentials: Applications, Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviewing

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