Careers and Job Resources. Career Counseling.

Trying to find the right job or profession? Meet with our Career Counselor,  Betty Velez (Bilingual: English/Spanish), to discuss and explore career options or job changes, revise a resume or cover letter, discover colleges that are good choices, navigate the process of financial aid or get new ideas for a job search. Betty is available every other Monday beginning at 5:45pm.  Her services are open to all Suffolk County residents  Call to make an appointment at (631)654-4700 ext. 248.


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ONLINE DATABASES (Provided by The Patchogue-Medford Library.)


Job and Career Accelerator 

Integrates everything you need to conduct a successful job search, all in one easy-to-use online application. Interactive wizards guide you through each step of the process, from exploring suitable occupations and finding available jobs to preparing targeted resumes and improving critical job search skills. In addition, the personalized My Accelerator Dashboard allows job seekers to plan, tailor, and track multiple job searches at the same time while providing easy access to all their saved information. 

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Learning Express Library                                                                                                     

Prepare for academic, civil service, military and career tests by practicing online with exams modelled on the actual tests. You must register for scoring and individualized feedback. Choose "new user" your first time using the database to create a personal account. Please remember your username and password. Coverage:Includes practice tests for AP,ASVAB, ACT, SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, as well as general civil service, firefighter, law enforcement and EMS, real estate, teaching, nursing, and reading, writing, and math skills for elementary, middle school and high school students.

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Adult Education - Enhance Your Skills

Adult Education



Topic Guide on Careers


Looking for a Job

Career OneStop
An extensive career resource funded and developed by the U.S. Department of Labor. Provides
information for job seekers and students as well as data on wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, etc.

O*NET Online
Explore and search for occupations using the nation's primary source of occupational information. The O*NET database contains information on hundreds of jobs and other career specific descriptors.
Updated continually.



Online job search engine.



Online search engine for the job seeker.


Suffolk County Department of Labor


Offers a number of employment and job training programs as well as monthly job
fairs and a "One-Stop Employment Center."

New York State Department of Labor



New York Career Zone

Valuable resource for those individuals interested in exploring different career options. Provides overviews for many occupations and jobs from information supplied by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Services.

A "One-Stop" jobs and career resource provided by the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library. Some of the resources include links to colleges and vocational schools, company information, job listings, career resources, newspaper classifieds, etc.

A resource for individuals interested in a career in librarianship.

Test Prep Review
Created by a group of non-profit educators, this Web site provides FREE online practice test questions. Some of the tests covered include: ASVAB, SAT, GED, ACT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, NYSTCE, etc. 


NYSTCE Preparation Guides
Preparation guides for the New York State Teacher Certification Exams (NYSTCE).


Suffolk County Civil Service
Allows you to download Suffolk County Civil Service Applications.  
Available in "Portable Document Format" (.pdf).

New York State Department of Civil Service
Allows you to download New York State Civil Service Applications. 
Available in "Portable Document Format" (.pdf).

Stony Brook University Campus Job Opportunities
Provides information regarding employment opportunities located at Stony Brook University or Stony Brook Hospital.

USAJOBS - The Federal Government's Official Job Site

The Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. A United States Office of Personnel Management website.

US Office of Personnel Management


New York State Unified Court System