Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Jamaica, NY
Jamaica is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City. It was settled under Dutch rule in 1656 in New Netherland as Rustdorp. Under British rule, it became the center of the Town of Jamaica. Jamaica was the county seat of Queens County from the formation of the county in 1683 until March 7, 1788, when the town was reorganized by the state government and the county seat was moved to Mineola (now part of Nassau County). When Queens was incorporated into the City of Greater New York in 1898, both the Town of Jamaica and the Village of Jamaica were dissolved, but the neighborhood of Jamaica regained its role as county seat. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 12. Previously known as one of the predominantly African American neighborhoods in the borough of Queens...
York College Senior college of the City University of New York located in Jamaica, NY. ... Health & Physical Education. Health Professions. Social Work. Occupational Therapy ... http://www.york.cuny.edu/