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Locate Learning

Find education and training opportunities that fit your needs, your budget and your schedule. Search online directories of training providers and colleges, including course and program information.
 
  • Search for Education and Training Programs - America's Career InfoNet
    The Education and Training Finder provides local and regional information about community/technical college and university programs.
  • Locate Community Colleges in Your Area - American Association of Community Colleges
    The American Association of Community Colleges provides complete listings of community colleges and contact information in each state.
  • Find Nearby American Job Centers and Other Service Providers - America's Service Locator
    Search America's Service Locator, a national directory of employment and training services, for contact information and directions to your nearest American Job Center.
  • Call toll free "1-877-US-2JOBS" with questions about employment and job search services and site locations. Phone services are available in most languages and the hearing impaired should call 1-877-889-5627.
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Learn About Learning

Find out how training and education can mean higher wages for you, discover your learning style, and investigate how technology will impact your educational experience.
 
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Financial Aid

Find the needed money for school from the Federal government, state governments, and other public and private sector organizations. Understand how to use a combination of sources to help pay for your education.
 
  • Get Help in Funding Your Education - America's Career InfoNet
    You may qualify for Federal or state educational aid. The Financial Aid Advisor will provide you with an approximate Pell Grant payment and the expected family contribution. Connect with additional Federal and state assistance resources.
  • Locate Scholarships - America's Career InfoNet
    Search this database of over 5,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial assistance opportunities.
  • Research Financial Aid - Locate articles and internet resources on financing your education in our resource library.
  • Steer Clear of Financial Aid Fraud and Liability - CareerOneStop
    Discover common scams. Learn how you can avoid becoming a victim.
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Eligible Training Provider Search - CareerOneStop
    You may be eligible for financial assistance through the Workforce Investment Act. Locate eligible training providers in your state. Contact your local American Job Center to determine your eligibility and for more information.
  • What is the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)? - U.S. Department of Labor
    Find out details of what the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is and how this legislation may affect you.
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Testing and Assessment

Learn how tests and assessments work, where to find them, and how they can help you make better decisions about your career goals.
 
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Explore Careers

Investigate other career possibilities or learn more about your current occupation. See where your industry is headed by examining local and national labor market information.
 
  • General Job Market Trends - America's Career InfoNet
    Research job market trends by education level. Discover which occupations are the fastest growing, have the most openings, have the largest employment, are the highest paying and those where employment is declining.
  • Discover Career Possibilities - America's Career InfoNet
    Navigate CareerOneStop to identify your career development needs, learn how to use CareerOneStop's Web tools to meet those needs, and link to other useful resources.
  • View Online Career Videos - America's Career InfoNet
    Watch career videos of real people doing real work. Videos are approximately 90 seconds in length and are shown in RealPlayer or Windows Media format.
  • Resources by Occupation - America's Career InfoNet
    Learn more about hundreds of occupations with these Internet resources.
  • Ver videos de carreras en el campo de la salud - CareerOneStop
    Find health care-related videos and career information in Spanish.
  • Connect with Other National, State, and Local Labor Market Information Resources - America's Career InfoNet
    Investigate other resources. State governments and Federal agencies provide additional labor market information you will find valuable when making your job search decisions.
  • Find Labor Market Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn about labor market information resources available in CareerOneStop.
  • Research Career Counseling - America's Career InfoNet
    Locate articles discussing career counseling in our research database.
  • Research Career Education - America's Career InfoNet
    Find articles on career education in our research database.
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Find Occupational Requirements

Know which occupations require certifications, which colleges are accredited and by what agency, and find which occupations require licenses in your state.
 
  • Learn About Credentials - CareerOneStop
    Start or advance your career with credentials that document and verify your workplace skills, knowledge, and experience. Translate military skills and experience into credentials to obtain civilian skills.
  • Search for Certifications - America's Career InfoNet
    Certification may confirm your qualifications to potential employers. Locate certifications and certifying organizations.
  • Search for Licensed Occupations - America's Career InfoNet
    Do you need a license for your current or desired job? Search for licensing requirements by state, occupation, or agency.
  • Review Occupational Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - America's Career InfoNet
    Find out what it takes. Understand what are the occupational requirements regarding knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Research Typical Education and Training Requirements for Different Occupations - America's Career InfoNet
    Discover what education and training your occupation of choice typically requires. Link to educational institutions in your state.
  • Develop a Great Resume - CareerOneStop
    Stand out from the crowd! Market your abilities to get an interview via a great resume through our Resume Guide.
  • Identify Your Skills - America's Career InfoNet
    Skills are your key to career opportunities. Build a list of your current capabilities to use in your resume. Use your skill set to identify and explore specific occupational opportunities. Identify potential gaps to help determine future training needs.
  • Search for Accrediting Agencies - U.S. Department of Education
    Accreditation ensures your educational provider has obtained the required level of quality.
  • Find Skills Information - CareerOneStop
    Learn more about skills with these resources in CareerOneStop.
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