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Career Information Resources

Not sure how to research a career or career path? Need job-search tips? Here are some career planning resources to help you get started.

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Minnesota WorkForce Centers

Minnesota WorkForce Centers (WFCs) provide the tools, resources, and services needed for job search, career planning, and skills training. They are "one-stop shops" to help with career planning and job search. Services and resources offered include:

  • Career counselors and other trained staff to help you find the resources and services you need.
  • Classes and workshops for job search and career planning.
  • Free assessments and other tools to help you make informed career decisions.
  • Free access to computers, the Internet, printers, fax machines, copiers, and telephones for job search related activities.
  • Assistive technology to help people with disabilities.
  • Information on community support services, job training programs, education, and financial aid.
  • Resources for veterans searching for jobs.

WorkForce Centers are located across the state. To find your local WFC, call 1-888-438-5627 or view locations online.

Career Counselors

Career counselors work with job seekers at all levels. They can also be called job coaches. Learn more about job coaches and where to find them.

Employment Training Programs

There are a variety of programs to help you get training and find jobs. More information can be found online:

GPS LifePlan

GPS LifePlan is an online tool designed to help students plan for their futures. It focuses on five areas of development: career, education, finance, leadership, and personal.

GPS LifePlan provides a framework to help students with goal setting and to connect them to resources that can help them achieve their goals. There are four versions geared to the following audiences:

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