CareerSTAT Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Frontline Health Care Worker Champion Recognition Program

Policy Updates

Call for Nominations: Frontline Healthcare Worker Champions CareerSTAT is an employer-led national collaboration of healthcare leaders who promote investment in the skill and career development of frontline health care workers. The National Fund for Workforce Solutions and Jobs for the Future have announced a call for nominations for the 2016 “CareerSTAT Frontline Health Care Worker …




Featured Student: Kisma Herman

Student Spotlight

Kisma Herman is an 18 year old Brooklyn resident who enrolled in the Pharmacy Technician program while in high school. This year-long program prepares young adults to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam and gives students the opportunity to participate in an externship at a CVS Pharmacy. The initiative was born out of a …




NYACH Seeking a Consultant for Front Desk Training in Healthcare

Initiative Updates

The Workforce Development Corporation (“WDC”), on behalf of the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH), is seeking an experienced consultant to work with NYACH to develop an industry-informed curriculum that trains individuals to work in front desk and entry-level clerical positions in healthcare (such as patient service representative, medical secretary, and registrar). Please …




Career Pathways: Progress Update

Policy Updates

On December 15, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Jobs for New Yorkers Task Force released an update on their plan for New York City’s workforce development system. One year after the original plan was released, “Career Pathways: Progress Update” reviews both what has been accomplished thus far and the work that is currently in …