Job Seeker Programs

We offer a variety of job seeker programs for adult or youth, including work-based learning programs, workshops, and more!

Adult Programs

Adult Programs

Dislocated Worker Program

Are you a Dislocated Worker?  Were you laid off from your job? Are you eligible for or collecting unemployment benefits? Get back to work quickly!

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act

Are you 18 or older and unemployed or under-employed? Career Solutions career planners can help you find meaningful work that will sustain you. Learn new in-demand skills at no cost to you.

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Youth Programs

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act

Good jobs with good pay are available in your area! Career Solutions career planners can help you qualify for these jobs. Learn new-in demand skills at no cost to you.


The purpose of Career Solution’s Minnesota Youthbuild program is to provide at-risk youth ages 16-24 with an opportunity to learn construction trades while contributing to their community.  Specialized training in the building trades develops participants’ construction skills while helping communities expand or improve housing for economically disadvantaged populations and the homeless.

Youth At Work

Do you want to get a jumpstart on your future? Explore careers and gain experience? Earn money? Start a resume? Earn High School graduation credit? You’re invited to join Youth At Work!

Career Trek

This is a 5 day, 20 hour program designed to help participants identify strengths and skills, explore careers and begin setting goals for their employment future.


This program is designed to help high school students prepare for life after graduation. Explore career and training options, gain work skills, and learn how to be successful after high school.


LEARN & EARN is an 8-10 week program designed to help young adults gain work skills, increase English and math skills, work towards obtaining a diploma and gain employment with sustainable wages.

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Work-Based Learning

On-the-Job Training

A contract between Career Solutions and the business that documents the training they will provide for a new employee. Hands-on training designed to address the gap between the new employee’s existing skills and job skill requirements.

Transitional Job Opportunities

A transitional job is a short-term, structured work experience (20-29 hours/ week) that takes place at a private, public, or nonprofit business.

Work Experience

Work Experience is a short-term, structured employment experience (up to 28 hours/ week) that takes place at a private, public, or nonprofit business.

Incumbent Worker Training

The Incumbent Worker Training Program is designed to provide direct financial assistance to train current employees to avert a layoff and/or improve the economic competitiveness of local business.

Registered Apprenticeship

Employer–driven model that combines on-the-job learning with related classroom instruction that increases an apprentice’s skill level and wages. It is a proven solution for businesses to recruit, train, and retain highly skilled workers.

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Job Seeker Resources


Creative Job Search, Financial Fitness, Job Search Over 40, LinkedIN To Networking, Mock Interview, National Career Readiness Certificate, Skills  and Resumes.

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Minnesota Works

Welcome to the Minnesota Workforce Center in St. Cloud. Minnesota WorkForce Centers provide job search tools and training. Visit our homepage at Search for jobs or build a resume at

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