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Minnesota's CareerForce system

CareerForce is a resource for job seekers and employers in Minnesota, providing career development and talent matching services.

Get an overview of Minnesota's CareerForce system with this guide to programs and services (PDF).

  • CareerForce Centers
    CareerForce Centers are located across the state and can help job seekers explore options as well as assist with a job search. CareerForce offers workshops, job clubs, career fairs and a variety of online resources.  
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS)
    VRS offers counseling, training and job search services to help people with disabilities find competitive employment. 
  • State Services for the Blind (SSB)
    SSB offers tools and training for employment, living independently and accessing print materials. SSB helps Minnesotans who are blind, deafblind, losing vision, or have a disability that makes it difficult to read print. 
  • Extended Employment
    For people who have significant disabilities and are not receiving waiver services, Extended Employment provides ongoing employment support services (such as training assistance, dealing with schedule changes, adjusting to new supervisors, advancing to new job tasks and managing changes). Depending on the Extended Employment provider, they may offer supports for center-based employment, community employment or supported employment settings.   
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