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October 24, 2017

CORNELL FORUM: Technology Changes Everything: Innovating to Include People of All Abilities in a More Diverse Workforce October 26-27, 2017, NYC

Registration is free – please join us! (Please pre-register to be sure that a space is available for you.) Forum location: Baruch College, One Bernard Baruch Way (Corner of 24th Street/Lexington Ave) New York, NY  10010, Room 14-220, 14th Floor Forum dates:  October 26 (12:00pm registration, 1:00-5:00pm, with reception 5:00 -7:00pm) and October 27, (8:30am registration, 9:00am–5:00pm) Details:  Through several panels and keynote speakers, this forum will highlight existing and emerging innovations promoting greater disability […]
October 17, 2017

REPOSTING: Job Opportunity: Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York

Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York (SBANENY) is a small growing community-based organization whose primary mission is to enhance the lives of people living with Spina Bifida. We provide support services to individuals with Spina Bifida as well as their families and the professionals who serve them. Executive Director Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York (SBANENY) 30 hours/week on average, includes some evenings and weekends POSITION SUMMARY (Complete job description and application available […]
September 21, 2017

National Grid Job Opportunity

Please be advised, our DNY Union Recruiter has just posted an Unarmed Security Guard opportunity online externally. This posting will ONLY be open for several days. The posting closes on Friday, Oct 06, 2017. Please encourage your students to apply ASAP. Candidate should also work on their resume to make sure it applies to this position.  Applications will only be accepted ONLINE from our Careers page. Please advise Lissette Lugo if any students have notified […]
September 19, 2017

National Grid 2018 Summer Internship Program

We are excited to announce that our 2018 Summer Internship Program postings are now LIVE and ready for applicants. Check out our careers website to view the postings – https://careers.nationalgridus.com/ under Summer Intern Program. Please note that these postings will close on December 13, 2017.
September 14, 2017

New York State Weekly Job Posting SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

The State of New York is working with Our Ability to build a talented and diverse pool of candidates for various current and upcoming state government positions. Interested candidates for any of these positions should submit their resume with the description of the job posting to info@ourability.com. Candidates considered for any of these positions will be required to complete a financial disclosure form. New Postings ~ September 7, 2017 Agency Position Position Requirements Projected Salary Expiration […]
September 5, 2017

New York State Weekly Job Posting AUGUST 24, 2017

The State of New York is working with Our Ability to build a talented and diverse pool of candidates for various current and upcoming state government positions. Interested candidates for any of these positions should submit their resume with the description of the job posting to info@ourability.com. Candidates considered for any of these positions will be required to complete a financial disclosure form. New Postings~ August 24, 2017 Agency Position Position Requirements Projected Salary Expiration Date […]
July 7, 2016
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Days 9 and 10 – Great Events and Strong Challenges – #JourneytoWork

By John Robinson Days 9 and 10 – #JourneytoWork Wednesday started out in picturesque Little Falls. It is beautiful in Little Falls when you leave the village along the path. You are rolling in between two rock formations for at least a mile. It is a very cool and soothing area to cycle through. It was a bittersweet day on Wednesday. We had beautiful weather and wonderful friends with us, but it’s the first day […]
July 6, 2016
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Day 9 Blog – Three Friends Perspective – #JourneytoWork

By Laura Empie, Leah Giodano and Lisa Alexander New Bikes – Old  Friends Our journey began on Wednesday, June 29th as we joined Doug and John during their first week of their bike ride from Buffalo to Albany. Laura, Leah and Lisa all returned for another year – but this time with new bicycles! We were so inspired by our incredible journey last year that we tossed away a borrowed bike, an old mountain bike […]
July 3, 2016
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Day 6 to Chittenango and a Day of Rest!

Day 6 of the Journey: Warners Rd. to Chittenango – 24 miles. Day 7, the day of rest… It was wonderful riding on Saturday with gorgeous sunny skies and cooler temps. We started out early with our usual crew plus Pam’s friends Sandy and Jeff Pine and Sharon Roegiers, our long time friend from Rochester. Scott McClurg led us through Syracuse again, which is very helpful navigating the streets and traffic. We have never gone […]
July 2, 2016
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Day 5 – Journey to Camillus – #JourneytoWork

By John Robinson Day Five – Our biggest fans made a surprise visit at the ends in Camillus. Our friends from the Thomkins County ARC came out to join us. There were fifteen people who cheered and greeted us at the end.  They made congratulations signs and placed them along the canal. What a great treat ton have surprise fans!  It made the end of the 37+ miles journey very special. We started the day […]