San Diego Public Library + Workforce Partnership
The San Diego Workforce Partnership and San Diego Public Libraries believe in offering San Diegans the resources they need to succeed. That’s why we’ve teamed up to bring you the most comprehensive set of job search services available—all at no cost to you.
From the Workforce Partnership
Call (619) 319-WORK (9675) to learn about our services.
Career centers offer job search and career development resources to all San Diego County job seekers, regardless of income or background. There are multiple locations across the county, including one in the Central Library at Joan ꓥ Irwin Jacobs Common in Downtown San Diego.
Plan Your Next Move
Use this online tool to:
- Identify career opportunities that align with your strengths and interests
- Find local training programs and live job postings
- Connect with services and resources to help you stand out
- Use labor market information to make informed training and career decisions
From San Diego Public Libraries
Check out Job Start @ the Library for many no cost job search resources.
The San Diego Public Library’s Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online. Once enrolled in the program, COHS pairs each student with an online academic coach, who provides the student with an individual career path, offers ongoing guidance, evaluates performance and connects the student with the resources needed to master the courses. Students will be given up to 18 months to complete the program.
Computers and Wi-Fi
With so much of job searching taking place online, the library offers free computers with Internet access and free Wi-Fi to assist you.
There are currently 10 locations with outdoor computer labs and 14 locations where mobile hotspots are available for checkout.
You’ll find tons of books on career guidance, job search, internships, apprenticeships, jobs abroad, resumes, interviews, cover letters, exam preparation, workplace rights and much more
eLibrary: Business and Careers
Live online assistance for job seekers, veterans, and their families including job coaching, resume assistance, writing lab, tutoring and much more.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. Online courses start every month and run for six weeks.
Peterson’s Test and Career Prep
Prepare for tests, download test handbooks, plan for higher education, explore career paths, build a resume, and access job interview tips.
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
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