Jobs & Careers
Job search and career planning resources and classes at the library and online.
One-on-one help with resumés, interview coaching, and other job and career assistance. Available at all libraries and also available anywhere with your library card.
Basic computer skills are increasingly necessary for most employment, even entry-level jobs. The Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate helps adults demonstrate basic digital competency and provides a credential to show potential employers.
Schedule a proctored assessment at a library.
Other metro locations offering Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate assessments.
Northstar Learning Guide
Instructional materials designed to help learners build the basic computer skills defined by the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments.
Take a Practice Test
Try free online assessment modules for Basic Computer Skills, Internet, Email, Word Processing (using Microsoft Word), Windows OS, and Mac OS. Tests are offered in English or Spanish.
Small Business Resource Center
Located at the Rondo Library, the Small Business Resource Center is the place for information for entrepreneurs and small business owners and hosts free workshops offered by the Neighborhood Development Center.
Classes are in English, Hmong, Somali, Oromo, Karen, Amharic, and Spanish.