Career Coaches' Reading Room


Selection of websites, articles and reports about career pathways for refugees, workforce development, career coaching, New York State and regional New York labor markets, areas of labor demand, refugees resettling in New York.



Non-profit organizations, initiatives, government programs:


Upwardly Global


NYS Office for New Americans (ONA) Professional Pathways for High-Skilled Immigrants


Refugee Jumpstart Coaching.



Professional associations, university programs:


National Career Development Association (NCDA) 

Podcast: Career Development Support for Immigrants, Refugees, and International Students


Arizona State University Education for Humanity


The Cooper Union’s Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers (RPIE)



Articles papers and reports:


Arthur N, McMahon M, Abkhezr P, Woodend J. Beyond job placement: careers for refugees. Int J Educ Vocat Guid. 2023 Mar 30:1-19. doi: 10.1007/s10775-023-09579-x


Neginskiy, Katherine (2022) Building Career Pathways for Resettled Refugees in the United States. [Discussion or working paper]


Career Pathways Pilot for Refugees A new Australian Government Initiative


“Bridging Language and Work: Solutions to Invest in Immigrant and Refugee Talent”  Jobs for the Future (JFF) and TENT, February 2022


David Dyssegaard Kallick and Cyierra Roldan, Refugees as Employees: Good Retention, Strong Recruitment (New York, NY: Tent Partnership for Refugees and Fiscal Policy Institute, May 2018),