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NYPL Competition ($15,000 top prize)


Interested in pursuing work outside of Academy? Maybe starting up your own business?
NYPL/SIBL is sponsoring a competition in which you can win up to $15,000 to help start your new business! The competition is open to Manhattan, Bronx and Staten Island residents – if you live in Queens or Brooklyn, check the web sites of the QPL and BPL for information on similar competitions in those boroughs.
There are 5 Cash Prizes totaling $30,500 and the opportunity for:
  • Technical training in key business processes
  • One-on-one counseling with a business advisor
  • Networking opportunities
  • Feedback from professionals
Your first step is to attend an orientation session at: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Avenue at 34th Street.Full details (including orientation dates) are at: http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/65/node/95979. Four remaining orientation sessions are scheduled..