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Explore Careers, Assess Your Skills & Locate Training

See Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Adult Workforce Programs to find recently funded DEED trainings and career assistance programs.

MyMnCareers is for Adult Basic Education students and others who want to explore careers, set goals, get training, or learn more to advance their careers.

Career OneStop

Additional tools to help job seekers, students, and career professionals can be found at careeronestop.com

 

The Occupations in Demand tool allows you to find out what jobs are in high demand in each region of the state. The typical wage, long-term employment outlook, training (or degree) required and schools that offer training programs for each occupation are also listed.

Are you interested in construction?  Visit the ConstructionCareers.org website which has been created to help you identify a satisfying and rewarding career in the trades and then find the training opportunities to make it happen.

The James J. Hill Reference Library is free and open to the general public.  Hill Library Business Information Specialists have created indexes and research guides that are helpful to job seekers such as the: Hill Guide to the Job Search Strategy (a listing of some of key resources for job hunting and career guidance), Hill Guide to Researching an Industry (learn how to locate industry sources, experts, online and offline resources) and Hill Guide to Researching a Company (learn how to get the details on public and private companies).

Use the Minnesota Job Skills Transfer Assessment Tool (JobSTAT) (or the national version at MySkillsMyFuture) to find occupations that are a good match for you based on your work experience. Find out how your skills, knowledge and abilities can transfer to these careers and where your gaps might be.iseek logo

ISEEK is Minnesota's comprehensive career, education, and job resource.  Visit iSpeak, a blog that takes current and cutting-edge research and turns it into “news you can use” for career explorers and job seekers. 

MN Career Pathways: Your Success Starts Here, is a self-service website that facilitates career and course planning for adult learners. The MN Career Pathways website helps: Adult learners research educational options and gather tips in preparation for entering college for the first time; Working learners explore options to finish a degree, get credit for prior learning, or transfer credits; and Working adults explore training requirements for careers, learn how to refresh their skills, and prepare for training.

 

Last updated Mar 13, 2014