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Long Island City, NY 11101
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CENTER FOR CAREER & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
FIND YOUR DREAM JOB FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE!
Career by Symplicity App allows you to take your job search on-the-go with smart features to easily search and apply for jobs, manage your on-campus recruiting activities; and connect with employers before, during and after job fairs.
You manage your own account on the system 24/7. Start by registering with our office; follow the guidelines below to access Career Connect.
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GettingHired is a free employment resource for job seekers and students with disabilities. They have over 100k jobs ranging from internships through senior level positions available at any given time on their fully accessible site (
). GettingHired partners with 190+ employer partners who post these jobs, including many Fortune 500 companies.
Beware of scam job postings
While you’re working hard to make sure you land that perfect job, conduct your job search with some caution. The Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) offers the Career Connect online tool as a resource for employers to connect with LaGuardia students and alumni seeking internships and jobs. CCPD does not endorse or recommend employers and a posting does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation. CCPD makes every effort to review each posting, but for your safety we ask that you research employers when applying for or accepting private, off-campus employment.
Protect your identity
Fraudulent job postings try to take your money, personal information, or both. The jobs often appear easy and convenient ways to make money with very little effort. Keep reading for some red flags you should be aware of.
1. Avoid job postings that sound too good to be true.
2. Avoid job postings that ask you to pay a fee.
3. Avoid job postings that ask for your personal information i.e. social security, personal bank account, credit card, PayPal, date of birth, etc.
4. Don’t wire money to someone you don’t know.
5. Always do your research, even if the job sounds legit.
• Better Business Bureau:
• Chamber of Commerce:
• White Pages:
What to do if you’ve been scammed
If you suspect that a job position on Career Connect is fraudulent, please contact CCPD (Room B-114) at 718-482-5235 or
If you have sent money to a fraudulent employer, you should contact your bank and/or credit card company immediately to close the account and dispute the charges.
If the incident occurred completely over the internet, you should file an incident report with The United States Department of Justice (
) and the Federal Trade Commission (
Job Scam Resources
Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD)
B-Building, Room 114
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