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Find Talented Interns with Ladders for Leaders

Become a Ladders for Leaders Partner Today! Join tourism and hospitality companies—including BD Hotels, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts and Union Square Events—and host a Ladder for Leaders intern. Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers outstanding high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, nonprofit […]

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Public Hearings on Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES HEARINGS ON POTENTIALLY ELIMINATING THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE FOR TIPPED WORKERS Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the dates and locations for the upcoming public hearings to address the possibility of ending minimum wage tip credits in New York State, also known as the subminimum wage. “New York continues to be a national leader in fighting for justice […]

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Learn English for Free!

Learn English at Queens Library for FREE! Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals. Morning, evening, and weekend classes are available for both beginners and intermediate ESOL students. Spring 2018 classes begin the week of February 17th. Registration begins now. To register, attend an in-person pre-screening session at your nearest community library. View pre-screening dates and locations here!

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Free Mini-MBA Class!

SBA New York seeks applicants for its 2018 Emerging Leaders class. This a great opportunity to learn more about your business and create a three-year growth plan. It’s also a way to work more closely with SBA and its Resource Partners – SCORE, the Small Business Development Centers and Women’s Business Centers. Applicants to the program should: have an annual […]

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Workshop: Business Planning (Mandarin)

The NYC Department of Small Business Services invites you to join a workshop on Business Planning in Mandarin on February 7, 2018 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM at the Renaissance EDC office at 35-34 Union Street, Flushing, NY 11354. The workshop will cover the components of a sound business plan, the linkage between marketing, finance, human resources and operations, the strategy to reach […]

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Department of Consumer Affairs: NYC Free Tax Prep-a-Thon

On Saturday, February 10th, from 9AM to 9PM, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) will be holding the first-ever NYC Free Tax Prep-a-thon, a day long tax filing marathon, in partnership with the Department of Education and the NYC Community Schools Initiative. Any New Yorker making $54,000 or less can get their taxes done for free! Please share with […]

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Join the Bond Readiness Program

Compete for Larger City Construction Projects In this NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) 3-month, intensive program, NYC M/WBE Certified and small construction firms receive education, training, and one-on-one financial management guidance to help obtain surety bonds and increase surety bond capacity on City construction projects. Program Benefits: Bonded firms are more likely to obtain larger contracts Learn how […]

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Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action

The photographic exhibit, “Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action,” will open with a reception on Thursday, February 1, 5:30-7:30PM at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum located in Queens College. Waging Peace is an interactive exhibition organized by the American Friends Service Committee. Using provocative stories told by those who fought against injustice, this exhibition demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice, overcome […]

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Apply for a NYC Construction Mentorship

Expert Advice to Help Grow Your Construction Business In this four-month, intensive program offered by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), you will learn how to: Better manage your NYC M/WBE-certified construction industry firm and construction projects Navigate and connect to City contract opportunities Expand your professional network Program Benefits: A business needs assessment to identify areas to […]

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NYC Goods & Services Mentorship

The NYC Goods and Services Mentorship program is open to NYC-certified Minority- and/or Woman-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs), or small businesses in the NYC area who are eligible to be certified as such. Selected participants will be expected to attend classes, webinars and one-on-one mentoring sessions over a 16-18-week period. Curriculum is geared to assist Goods and non-construction-related Professional/Standard Service firms […]