Career Resources (COVID-19)

Career/Job Search Resources


The CARES Act and the NYS programs for unemployed individuals is really new and important. There is traditional unemployment insurance. But there is also Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)- this is up to $600 available to people who unemployed because they are sick, have sick relatives, cannot commute etc.
NYC website:
NYC Small Business Resources 

Resources for Remote Work

Remote Job Boards (note- this does have a subscription fee to view all job information but you can get a sense still of what types of jobs are posted and I am mentioning it because it is very popular and reputable within the world of remote/flexible jobs)

Workplaceless: a great professional development organization for remote work, they help universities and businesses understand how to best learn, grow and lead remotely.

Learn the language & skills of remote work: The Remote Work Dictionary AND the Remote Work Competency Model will help job seekers understand this realm.  &

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning Open Resources:

For Students: Courses

Food and Other Resources

  • Assistance for Individuals: Due to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on New York City's workforce, the City of New York has developed a list of resources for those who may be unemployed due to COVID-19 or are seeking additional assistance. For more information on the City's response to COVID-19, please visit or call 311 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY: 212-504-4115). You can also text "COVID" to 692-692 for updates and information, or text "COVIDESP" to 692-692 for updates in Spanish.
  • Bronx Partners Healthy Communities (BPHC at Saint Barnabas Hospital) Resources
  • Visit ACCESS HRA to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP/food stamps)
  • NYC Department for the Aging provides home-delivered meals are available for seniors ages 60 years and older who may have disabilities, access, or functional needs.
  • City Harvest rescues excess food and delivers it, free of charge, to community food programs to help feed New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity. Through our nine Mobile Markets, City Harvest distributes fresh produce in all five boroughs.
  • Additional resources: 
How You Can Help

We greatly appreciate any support you can offer to help the City's COVID-19 relief efforts. Learn more about the different ways you can contribute: