Ramsey County Library will be closed on Monday, January 20.

Open Maker at RCL-Roseville will be unavailable on Saturday, January 18.

Careers & Employment

Research Databases

  • Job & Career Accelerator

    Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an
    exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert
    guidance to help you through every step of the process.

  • JobNow!

    A real-time online job coaching resource for your resume and job interview.

    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).


  • Learning Express Library

    Interactive collection of tests, tutorials, and eBooks categorized in Learning Centers including School Center, College Preparation Center, College Center, High School Equivalency Center, Adult Learning Center, Career Center, and Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center).

Selected Websites

Career Planning

  • America's CareerInfoNet

    Find employment trends, occupational requirements, labor market conditions and more here.

  • EduMed.org

    Contains detailed career profiles, salary info, higher education pathways, online learning resources, and the specific steps needed to enter more than 16 health-related careers.

  • Job-Hunt.org

    Job-Hunt.org has many articles on all aspects of the job search process, but is a particularly good resource for information on privacy and security for job hunters.

  • mnCareers

    A site to explore, investigate and plan future careers from Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development.

  • O*net On-Line

    Interactive database of occupational information.

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    Outlook on various jobs and job markets.

  • Recently Unemployed Resources (MN DEED)

    Offers links to many local resources for unemployed Minnesotans.

  • The Riley Guide

    Lists many online sites and services that are useful for your job search

  • What Color Is Your Parachute?

    Reviews of online job resources and links to them.

Cover Letters and Resumes


  • InternJobs.com

    An on-line recruitment network for internships.

  • Internship Abroad (UCI)

    Site contains links to related web sites, as well as listings of some of the more well-known programs that exist.  The most helpful resources, those with which we suggest you begin your search, are noted with gold stars.


Jobsearch sites - Local

  • CareerForce

    CareerForceMN.com provides a network-rich experience that connects people with opportunities, insights with action and potential with prosperity. Through CareerForceMN.com, you'll find information, resources and services to help you start, advance or change your career.


    ISEEK has education and career planning information and resources, and job listings for Minnesota.

  • Job Connect

    Job Connect is the largest workforce and training network in the Twin Cities metro area. Job Connect links job seekers, employers, and workforce professionals together through its website, networking events and community outreach.

  • JobDig

    JobDig has links to job listings in the upper Midwest, as well as a nice selection of links to articles and advice, newsletters, and blogs and podcasts for job seekers.

  • Jobs in Minneapolis

    Jobs in Minneapolis has job listings and other useful information and links.

  • Jobs in St. Paul

    Jobs in St. Paul has job listings and other useful information and links.

  • Minnesota Works

    Local job searches with resume posting.

  • MinnesotaJobs.com

    MinnesotaJobs.com allows you to look for job openings by category of by employer name, and has information on internships, a calendar of job fairs, links to salary information, and a large selection of articles for job seekers.

  • Ramsey County Personnel/Jobs


  • Star Tribune's WorkAvenue

    Local newspaper's classifieds (searchable) & can post resumes.

  • Twin Cities Help Wanted

    Twin Cities Help Wanted allows searching by keyword, city, or category.

Jobsearch sites - National/International

  • CareerBuilder

    Searches national and international locations from numerous job postings.

  • CareerJet

    Search engine that lets you search worldwide for jobs.

  • CareerOneStop

    CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.

  • Employment Guide

    National job searching for real jobs for real people.

  • Glassdoor

    Glassdoor has job listings and career information; what sets it apart is "employee generated content" – anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees, job seekers, and sometimes the companies themselves.

  • Indeed

    Search engine for jobs - searchs job boards, top 200 newspapers, associations and company career web sites.

  • Job Central

    This site is offered as a public service by leading US Employers.

  • LinkUp

    LinkUp finds job postings from company websites, making their listings more current and accurate than many of the larger job posting boards.

  • Monster.com

    Interactive database for listing and locating job opportunities.

  • SimplyHired

    SimplyHired is a well-designed site with job listings and career information; the search interface is simple and easy-to-use.

  • ZipRecruiter

    Job search site with resources for general job seekers, veterans, and those seeking internships.

Jobsearch sites - Part-Time/Summer Positions

  • GrooveJob

    Includes part-time, hourly jobs and summer employment opportunities. Also includes some job searching tools and tips.

  • Snag a Job

    Search for part-time and hourly positions.

  • Summer Jobs

    Search for jobs for the summer.

Salary/Wage & Benefit Information

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Hands on Twin Cities

    A source for volunteerism in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul.

  • Senior Service Corps of Minnesota

    The Senior Corps is making a difference as Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program volunteers.

  • VolunteerMatch Directory

    Searches out volunteer opportunities by geographical area that might interest you from your zip code.

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