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The NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development: This website offers resume tutorials, a cover letter template, links to scholarship and loan websites, salary details based on occupation, and more.
 

State of New Jersey One-Stop Career Centers 
 

NJ Next Stop is a state site sponsored to help NJ teens, parents, and counselors learn more about career interests, career options, and the world of work.
 

The US Department of Labor also has a career website that has tools to help students and job seekers.
 

The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS): Provides services that allow individuals with disabilities to find or keep their existing jobs. DVRS works with individuals with all types of disabilities to include significant physical, mental health or substance abuse issues and learning disabilities.
 

NJ Youth Corps: A year-round voluntary program that encourages community involvement and offers personal and career counseling to participants ages 16-25.
 

NJ Job Corps: A free job training and educational program. Youth 16-24 years old can receive guidance in getting a high school diploma or GED, learn necessary job skills, and gain assistance in finding and keeping employment.
 

AmeriCorps: Is a national network program that partners with other organizations in order to offer participants of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to receive guidance and training to develop their talents and enhance skills.

NJ Career Assistance Navigator has links to information about services for older youth, adults and high school students.
 

YouthBuild:  low-income young people ages 16 to 24 work full-time for 6 to 24 months toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while learning job skills by building affordable housing in their communities.
 

Jobs4Jersey:  This site will help guide people to some of New Jersey's best online tools for finding work, finding skilled employees and connecting to the many programs established to aid businesses and workers.
 

National Association of Service and Conservation Corps

Peace Corps

National Guard Youth Challenge Program

US Department of Labor Summer Jobs

Career and Education Exploration

Higher Learning = Higher Earning: What you need to know about colleges and careers.

Mapping Your Future: Web-based resource that provides information and services on career, college, financial aid, and money management to students, families, and schools.

America’s Career InfoNet: Career One-Stop provides free tools and resources to a variety of audiences on a range of topics including career assessment, education and training, finding a job, and starting or growing a business.

O*Net Resource Center (Occupational Information Network): Career exploration database and tools for workers and students.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Occupation profiles with occupation descriptions including functions, work environment, pay scale, educational requirements, and employment projections for the 2010-20 decade.

Job Profiles: Job descriptions, online degrees, and college information to start your career.