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Education and Training Finder
Locate regional, state and local training and education opportunities by occupation.

Scholarship Search
Search more than 5,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans and other financial aid opportunities.

Credentials Center
Read about workforce credentials that document and verify your workplace skills, knowledge, and experience. This CareerOneStop resource includes links to certifications, licenses, apprenticeship programs and military credential information.

Assists military spouses of U.S. military personnel access information, resources and opportunities related to education, training and employment.
  Department of Labor Programs

Adult Services
Learn about services and programs offered to adult workers by the U. S. Department of Labor and its state and local partners to provide assistance in workforce preparation and talent development. Adult Services include the following programs for specific audiences:

Offers a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. Applicants for apprenticeship programs must be at least 16 years old and meet the program sponsor's qualifications. Explore apprenticeship opportunities within high-growth industries on the Career Voyages Web site.

Job Corps
Helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.

Youth Programs
Provides youth with the skills and training they need to successfully transition to adulthood and careers.

Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
Assists veterans and transitioning service members access the resources and services to succeed in the 21st century workforce by maximizing their employment opportunities, protecting their employment rights and working with employers to hire veterans to meet labor-market demands.

One-Stop Career Center
Locate a One-Stop Career Center near you that offers in-person jobseeker services.

Give us a call!

The Toll-Free Help Line provides a full range of basic information about workforce program services for workers and employers. Information is available in over 140 languages. Call 1-877-US2-JOBS, TTY: 1-877-889-5627
Created: March 27, 2004
Updated: April 10, 2008