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EMPLOYMENT

Finding a Job

Finding a job will be one of the first things you will want to do once you settle into your new community.

The links below offer tips on finding job openings, applying for a job, and writing a resume.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is the federal department responsible for helping workers, job seekers, and retirees. This website has employment resources for students, job seekers, employers, and organizations, some of which are in Spanish.


Online Employment Resources
The American Job Center Network provides a single access point to key federal programs and critical local resources to help people find a job, identify training programs, and gain skills in growing industries.


More Employment Resources
CareerOneStop.org is a website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). You can find employment information, resources to manage your career, and tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. The site's resources include:


Find Local and Regional Employment Services
One-Stop Career Centers are now called American Job Centers. American Job Centers provide a full range of career and job search help, which may include services that can help you prepare your resume, search for a job, and find training. This site allows you to search for a Center near you.


Employment Resources
USA.gov, the U.S. government's official web portal, provides information and resources on finding a job, job banks, resume builders, employment assistance, and more.


Employment Publications
Publications.USA.gov offers publications on employment topics including tips on finding a job, information on occupations, resources on workplace rights, and more.


Preparing a Resume
Resumes, Applications, and Cover Letters is a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) publication that provides guidance on preparing a resume.


Learn About Hundreds of Occupations
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides profiles of hundreds of occupations. Each profile includes a description of the job, working conditions, required training, how to apply, the average pay, and more. This site is also available in Spanish.


Search for and Apply for Federal Jobs
USAJOBS.gov is the federal government's official website for federal jobs and employment information.


Confirm Your Eligibility to Work
Enter a small amount of your personal information and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) Self Check Service will check that information against various government databases to determine your work eligibility in the United States. This site is also available in Spanish.