For Job Seekers

Are you looking for a new job or a different career? The Maine Department of Labor and its network of CareerCenters offer a variety of services to help you with your search.

Find a Job

  • Maine CareerCenters
    Get free one-on-one assistance with your job search, attend a workshop, or network with employers and jobseekers at the CareerCenter.
  • Maine JobLink
    Search Maine JobLink for jobs in Maine or across the country.
  • Other Job Search Boards
    Browse for jobs on these popular local, national, and specialty job board sites.
  • Maine Job Fairs
    Find an upcoming job fair in your area.
  • Job Hunting in Maine Guide
    Tips to help you find a job in Maine: resume writing, interviews, and more!
  • Work Permits for Youth
    If you are under 16 and want a job, you can find information on how to get a work permit in Maine and download the permit application.
  • Ticket to Work:
    If you receive SSI or SSDI benefits and want to work, all Maine CareerCenters will accept your Ticket to Work and can provide guidance on how your earnings will affect your benefits.

Veterans

  • CareerCenter Veterans' Representatives
    If you are a veteran or transitioning service member, CareerCenter Veterans' Representatives are located around the state and are ready to serve you.
  • Rural Veterans Coordination Pilot
    The Rural Veterans Coordination Pilot (RVCP) helps veterans understand what benefits you’ve earned and coordinates with local partners to ensure you and your family receive them.

Making Ends Meet

  • Unemployment
    Find out about unemployment eligibility and file for benefits.
  • Other Programs
    Get information on State and Federal programs for laid-off workers or people of low incomes.
  • Healthcare Resources
    Find out about your health care coverage options.
  • Legal Assistance
    Information on free and low-cost legal help.

Career Develoment / Training