Looking for a leg up? Here are some free resources to help you find jobs, get workforce training, and learn about local organizations available to help.
Public computers with free high-speed WiFi, internet access, Microsoft Office, and self-service scanning and faxing are available at the Downtown Library and Ellettsville Branch Library. Laptops are also available for in-building use. Learn more about technology resources at the Library.
Additionally, the Downtown Library offers a dedicated job search computer station and job search print collection. The collection includes books on interviewing, resumes, cover letters, career exploration, and test preparation. Browse the job search collection.
Find and Apply for Jobs
Work One resource for job search, career exploration, resume builder, and career training.
Comprehensive guide to preparing for and excelling in job interviews. Covers the basics of interviewing, tips for tough questions, behavioral interviews and questions to ask your prospective employer.
By-industry and by-job title Resume, CV, and Cover Letter examples so you can tailor your application to best fit your career goals. Features templates for all three and articles/tips for job searching and interviewing to help round out your job search preparation.
Workforce Skills and Training
Organized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen, and much more.
Learn whenever and wherever you want to with thousands of easy-to-follow video tutorials and exercise files in web development, graphic design, video production, marketing, professional development, and so much more. You must be 16 years old or older to use this resource.
Explore a career path, find high-demand, high-paying jobs, access industry certifications and training.
United Way of Monroe County is dedicated to helping teenagers plan for their future. The Roadmap allows teens to find local and national resources that suit their individual plan, no matter the type––the workforce, service, career and technical education, or college.
Resources and information for newcomers about living and working in the United States.
Monroe County organizations that help with job placement, skill building, training, and interview coaching.
Empowers adult students to enhance career opportunities, further their education and become global citizens. High School Equivalency classes (formerly GED), career training and placement services, and Workforce Education for English language learners.
Free job placement for temporary to full time employment; specializing in job placements for Office Services, Light Industrial, and Professional industries.
Community college offering hands-on experience with some of the state’s most advanced technologies and training facilities. Ivy Tech helps students establish a career development plan to reach your goals. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
Union Apprenticeship programs in the Monroe County area.
Provides professional clothing and programming to help women in poverty find employment. This is accomplished with specialized, on-site job training program and one-to-one client/advocate/mentor appointments.
Supports residents during incarceration and in their transition back into this community. Their Transition Support Center offers short term and long term assistance to enable successful reentry into society including felony friendly job listings, computer access by appointment and information on how to build a resume.
Manufacturing workforce specialists providing job placement in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire jobs.
Employment assistance to individuals with disabilities. Stone Belt Employment Services assists individuals with disabilities to choose, obtain, and retain jobs in community settings. Clients are supported in learning the skills they need to experience success and longevity in their chosen careers.
Helps people find a new or better job, choose a career, find a good employee, access training, or get the information needed to succeed in today's ever-evolving workplace. Services include resume development, career planning, scholarship, interview coaching, job search assistance, and skills evaluation.