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Get Job Skills

Understanding the skills and credentials needed for different jobs will help you find a job and grow your career. These resources will help you build new skills, plan for a career, look for jobs, and more.

National Literacy Directory

National Literacy Directory

Use the search options to find ways to reach your learning goals. Explore programs near you to improve your reading and writing, math, English, technology, and workforce skills. You can also find U.S. Citizenship programs near you.

The National Center for Families Learning, Dollar General, and ProLiteracy

Digital Learn

Digital Learn

Improve your computer skills through short online lessons. Some lessons in Spanish.

Public Library Association; Institute of Museum and Library Services

Find A Credential To Increase Your Job Skills

Find A Credential To Increase Your Job Skills

Find a credential to increase your job skills

Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

Find A Career That Matches Your Interest

Find A Career That Matches Your Interest

This resource provides a quick interest assessment to help you find a career.

Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

Understanding Federal Student Aid

Understanding Federal Student Aid

Get help understanding and applying for Federal Student Aid

Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Office

Find the Right Fit

Find the Right Fit

Resources to find the right training fit for you. Learn about career pathways, compare schools, and more.

Department of Education

Paying for College

Paying for College

Learn about your options for paying for college.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Local Training Finder

Local Training Finder

Search engine to find training programs, schools, or college majors in any local area in the U.S.

U.S. Department of Labor

Your Conviction: Get Interview Ready

Your Conviction: Get Interview Ready

Tips for how ex-offenders can talk about their conviction during interviews to increase their chances of getting hired.

U.S. Department of Labor

Job Finder

Job Finder

Job search engine by keyword, job title, city, state, and/or zip code

U.S. Department of Labor

Prepare Your Resume by Expunging a Criminal Record

Prepare Your Resume by Expunging a Criminal Record

Includes factors that determine whether a record can be expunged and initial steps of the record expunging application process

U.S. Department of Labor

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

List of occupations that offer apprenticeships and other resources to find local apprenticeship programs

U.S. Department of Labor

Who Hires Ex-Offenders

Who Hires Ex-Offenders

Tips employment-seeking ex-offenders can use to increase their chances of getting hired.

U.S. Department of Labor

National Conservation Training Center Online Training

National Conservation Training Center Online Training

National Conservation Training Center Online Training includes resources for learning about both conservation and gaining job skills to work in conservation. Resources include online courses, webinars, tutorials (including geospatial tutorials), and videos.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Job Accommodation Network

Job Accommodation Network

Online employment accommodation resources for employees with disabilities; includes request for services and support, accommodations database, and online print resources about accommodations

U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy

Get My Future

Get My Future

Resources for exploring careers, identifying job training, job searching, and application support; includes success-story videos, checklists, and a self-assessment

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration

Path to Work

Path to Work

Online resources for obtaining and managing employment for social security disability beneficiaries; resources divided into four phases, include articles and other resources to support employment

Social Security Administration

Nurse Corps

Nurse Corps

Learn about scholarships and loan repayment available to nurses and nursing students.

Health Resources & Services Administration

Job Corps

Job Corps

Learn about a no-cost education and vocational training program that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training.

U.S. Department of Labor

Federal Energy and Manufacturing Workforce Training Programs

Federal Energy and Manufacturing Workforce Training Programs

Find federally funded energy and manufacturing related workforce training programs.

National Science Foundation; U.S. Department of Labor; U.S. Department of Energy

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

Learn basic computer and internet skills through online lessons.

Northstar Digital Literacy Project

Worker ReEmployment

Worker ReEmployment

Learn about unemployment benefits and assistance after a layoff.

U.S. Department of Labor

Veterans ReEmployment

Veterans ReEmployment

Get help moving back to civilian life.

U.S. Department of Labor

My Next Move (for Veterans)

My Next Move (for Veterans)

Explore what you want to do for a living.

U.S. Department of Labor

My Next Move

My Next Move

Explore what you want to do for a living.

U.S. Department of Labor

American Job Center Locator

American Job Center Locator

Enter your zip code or city to find an American Job Center near you.

U.S. Department of Labor

Completing the FAFSA

Completing the FAFSA

Get help with the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completing the FAFSA is the first step in the Federal Student Aid process.

U.S. Department of Education

Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders

Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders

Get help moving past your criminal record.

U.S. Department of Labor

Career One Stop

Career One Stop

Explore careers, find training, and improve job search skills.

U.S. Department of Labor

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Get on-the-job training through an apprenticeship program.

U.S. Department of Labor