Kickstart Your Career
Get Career Counseling from HR Experts

Employees seeking a new position or promotion at NYCHA can now receive individualized career counseling from an HR expert.

This new service, launched January 2, provides a one-on-one assessment session covering:

  • civil service examinations;
  • occupational groupings;
  • civil service titles and classification;
  • appointment status;
  • training and development; and
  • promotions and other advancement opportunities.

Employees can also utilize the Career Counselors to improve their interview skills; build a better resume; and leverage their knowledge, skills, and interests to further their career.

Career CounselorNYCHA’s Career Counselor, Edith Irizarry-Oviedo, has worked at NYCHA for 28 years, including 18 years in the Human Resources Department, where she specializes in verification, certification, and classification. Ms. Irizarry-Oviedo’s academic background is in business administration and training. Sharda Shrestha is the alternate Career Counselor; she serves as the Reasonable Accommodation and 55-a Program Coordinator in the HR Department.

Email career.counseling@nycha.nyc.gov to make an appointment for an in-person or phone session. Counseling sessions are held Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the HR Department (90 Church Street, 5th Floor). You must receive approval from your supervisor to charge the time to your annual leave.

Print this pageEmail this to someoneShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn