Careers & Education

College information, job search, resumes and cover letters, test preparation.

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Career Resources

Databases

DigitalLearn

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DigitalLearn - Short technology presentations, especially for those who are new to computers or need a refresher. Includes tutorials on Windows 10, Email, and Google Maps.

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Indeed.com

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A worldwide employment website that offers access to millions of job listings. Their site pulls millions of job listings from various sources such as websites, job boards, staffing firms, associations and company career pages. 

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Learning Express Solutions

Learning Express Solutions

Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in a different industry, Learning Express Solutions has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process. Learning Express Solutions puts everything you need to land a job in one place.

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OnlineU.com

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OnlineU  helps potential students find affordable online colleges options. OnlineU provide resources and easy access to tuition rates and in-depth content to over 40,000 online college degrees. 

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studentaid.gov

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This site discusses key steps in preparing for college and provides resources that can help you along the way.  This site walks through the process of preparing for, completing, and submitting a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form. 

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Tutor.com

Tutor.com

Tutor.com has live access to tutors, tutorials, study guides and more

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Udemy

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Udemy - Top-rated courses offer upskilling in the areas of business, tech, and personal development across 75+ different categories. 4,000+ online video courses are available. A Google or Microsoft Account will be necessary to use this service. You must be connected to a WiFi or wired network in Connecticut to use this service. You will get login errors if you try connecting using a cellular network or are out of the state.
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Community Career Resources

Local Veterans Employment Representatives

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Reemployment services from trained staff at American Job Centers aimed at getting veterans into the workforce. Among the  staff are representatives funded by the Jobs for Veterans State  Grant (JVSG) program, which offers assistance to veterans interested in receiving specialized services.

Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship Programs

Paid on-the-job training program subsidized by the Connecticut Department of Labor. The program combines classroom instruction and on the job training. Apprenticeships generally range from one to four years and at the completion, the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship Training provides a portable training credential. 

American Job Centers

American Job Centers

American Job Centers provide workforce assistance to both customer and employers. Services focus on trainings for the workforce and helping businesses find potential employees.

Platform to Employment

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A preparatory program for job seekers which includes skills assessments, career readiness workshops, employee assistance programs and more. Career coaches work with participants to leverage their professional experience and to develop effective job search strategies. Upon completion, P2E helps participants find open positions at local companies and offers a trial work experience.

Address

1000 Lafayette Blvd.
Suite 501
Bridgeport, CT 06604
United States

Phone
(203) 610-8532