Jobs & Careers

Research Databases

Selected Websites

  • Minnesota State Services for the Blind: Communication Center

    State Services for the Blind assists people who are blind, visually impaired, DeafBlind or experiencing vision loss by providing:

    • Tools and training to live independently.
    • Textbooks and other materials in accessible formats such as braille and digital audio.
    • Training, technology and resources for getting or keeping a job.
  • Information for Job Seekers - Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

    Information for the recently unemployed and other job seekers, including:

    Other sections including information for:

  • ISEEK - Minnesota's Career, Education, and Job Resource

    Career planning, education, and employment information specific to Minnesota.

  • CareerOneStop

    Careers and career information from the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • Focus on Ability

    Education and training designed to increase employment among people with disabilities. The site includes training modules, a database of information on disabilities, and a directory of organizations that provide employment-related services to people with disabilities in Minnesota.

  • Project C3 - Connecting Youth to Community and Careers

    Directory of resources for youth, families, employers and professionals.

  • Northstar Online Digital Literacy Assessment

    Free online assessments of digital literacy skills.

  • My MnCareers

    Career path information for Adult Basic Educaation students and English Language Learners

  • GPS LifePlan: WorkForce

    For working adults, job seekers, and career changers.

    Access resources and social services to help you develop a plan for your career, education, financial life, and more.

    Developed by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

  • GPS LifePlan: MyMilitary

    Helps veterans, Servicemembers and their families set goals and design plans that will lead them to the success they desire.

    The site is a partnership between the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, the Minnesota Army National Guard and the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Higher Education Veterans Programs.

  • GPS LifePlan: Job Seeker's Planner

    Individualized action steps for job search, re-careering, and identifying training or education.

    Answer questions to help you organize your background and experience. Complete suggested activities that can prepare you for seeking a new job.

  • The Career Gateway

    For entry level job seekers and career changers.

    Explore career opportunities and a step-by-step career planning process.

    From Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis

  • Digital Literacy Training Lessons

    Teaches technology skills for daily living, employment, and transition to higher education.

    Skills taught include:

    • basic computer
    • Internet
    • e-mail
    • Windows
    • word processing

    From Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communitites

  • Step Ahead: Career Planning for People with Criminal Convictions

    Helps job seekers with felony convictions and other criminal charges know their work options, set goals, get training, and be successful in their job search.

  • MN Programs of Study

    Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job.

    Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest.

    See what high school classes offer early college credit to save you time and money.

    Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose.


  • MN Career Pathways

    Helps adult learners research educational options and get tips for entering college for the first time.

    Helps working learners know options to finish a degree, get credit for prior learning, or transfer credits.

    Helps working adults explore training requirements for careers and learn how to refresh their skills.


Unemployment Insurance and Resources

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  • USA Jobs

    Listings and information about jobs with the Federal government.

  • Minnesota Works

    Job seekers post resumés; employers post job openings. Provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.


    Search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find openings posted on thousands of career sites and job boards.


    Online job bank where job seekers with disabilities and potential employers connect.

  • Ex Offender Job Readiness

    Tips and information on finding employment when you have a criminal record.

  • CareerOneStop - Find a Job

    Job search section of the CareerOneStop site from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

  • Find a Job - Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

    Information for job seekers from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

  • Find a Job - ISEEK

    Explore the job market in Minnesota, learn about job search success, and find information about resources for unemployed people.

  • Job Search - Minnesota Unemployed

    Links to Minnesota job search websites.

  • Creative Job Search Guide

    Provides the sound insights and practical advice you need to help you plan and launch a successful job search even in the most challenging times. From the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

My Career

Resumes and Interviews

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