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Resources for Career Counselors

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Minnesota Resources

  • Creative Job Search (CJS)
    Helps job seekers identify their skills. Includes job search tips for resumes, cover letters, and interviews. Creative Job Search strategy training is available at Minnesota WorkForce Centers.
  • GPS LifePlan
    Holistic websites and supportive programs with links to help students, veterans and workers set goals in the areas of career, education, finance, leadership, and personal.
  • Job Seekers Guide
    The Job Seekers Guide walks people through a career planning process. Created in partnership with Jewish Family and Children's Services of Minneapolis.
  • Mental Health Association of Minnesota (MHAM)
    Offers services in advocacy and education in response to the needs of individuals with mental illnesses and their family members.
  • Minnesota Campus Compact
    Leverages the collective assets of higher education institutions and communities and builds partnerships. Educates students to develop creative solutions to pressing public issues.
  • Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)
    Produces useful tools and publications on careers and training. Products use Minnesota as well as national data.
  • Minnesota Library Information Network (MnLINK)
    Provides access to a statewide virtual library. Includes open access to participating Minnesota library catalogs and secured access to available electronic resources. The MnLINK Gateway also provides links to selected free internet resources.
  • Minnesota State Legislature
    Find your legislators, follow bills, schedule a tour of the Capitol, learn about the legislative process and how to participate, and more.
  • Minnesota.gov (official website for the State of Minnesota)
    Find links to online information, services, and tools offered by the state as well as to all state agencies.
  • Minnesota's Apprenticeship Unit
    Learn how state-registered apprenticeship programs build Minnesota's workforce.
  • MyMnCareers
    Comprehensive website with career exploration, goal setting, training options, and career planning data and resources offered at three levels for low-literacy job seekers.

National Resources

  • CareerOneStop
    Provides employers, job seekers, learners, and workforce professionals access to national electronic tools. These include mySkills myFuture, Worker ReEmployment, America's Career InfoNet, America's Service Locator, and the Key to Career Success military transition portal.
  • Career and Technical Education
    Provides overview of career and technical education activities on the national level, as well as links to state activities.