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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.
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- 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.
- 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
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
- Career Exploration
Find the career that is right for you. This site matches your interests and abilities with different career options.
- Upgrade Your Skills
Get information on programs to help adult workers go back to school or access training.
- Find Jobs in Demand
Learn which occupations in Maine are growing and how much they pay.
- Employment and Wage Information for Maine Jobs
See average wages and employment levels for different occupations in Maine.
- Rehabilitation / Disability Services
If you have a disability, Rehabilitation Services provides services to help you get and keep a job.