Looking for an easy-to-use, free, online tool to help with career, training or job search?
Learn more and link to a sampling of CareerOneStop tools below—or visit the Toolkit to access any of the 40 tools.
Career exploration tools
Create a customized report for any of nearly 900 occupations, including national and state data on wages, employment, knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs), education and training, and links to more resources.
Tools & Technology Finder
Find a list of cutting-edge machines, equipment, tools, and software that workers may use in specific occupations.
License requirements vary by state. Learn whether a career of interest requires a license in any of the 50 states, and find contact information for the agency in your state that oversees licensing.
Find local, state, or national median wages for any of more than 900 occupations. Create charts to compare your location to national averages
Education and training tools
Local Training Finder
Locate local schools and training programs by occupation or location to find the best fit for you.
Learn about occupational certifications and how to acquire them.
Professional Association Finder
Locate national professional associations by occupation, industry, or the association name. Tool provides a link to the association’s website and indicates whether the association has a career center or offers certifications.
Financial Aid Advisor
Enter your information to see an estimate of the financial aid you might qualify for. Use the Financial Aid Advisor to discover the many changes affecting aid each school year.
Search more than 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities.
Apprenticeships are a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. Use this tool to locate an apprenticeship field office in your state which you can contact to learn more about getting started.
Skills matching tools
Military to Civilian Occupation Translator
Enter you military job title or code to find civilian occupations that may require similar skills, training, or experience. From there, you can learn more about typical salaries, employment outlook, and job duties of careers that may be a good match for you.
Laid-off workers and other career changers can identify occupations that require skillsand knowledge similar to their current or previous job, learn more about these suggested matches, locate local training programs, and/or apply for jobs.
Use the Skills Profiler to create a list of your skills and match them to job types that use those skills.
Job Search tools
Search for a job right now by entering a job and location in the boxes or find information to assist your job search by following the links.
Veterans Job Finder
Enter your military job title and any U.S. location where you want to work to find local job postings for occupations that may require skills, training, or experience similar to your military background.
The Employability Checkup provides a snapshot of your ability to find employment with a specific occupation at a specific wage and location.
Use the Employer Locator to find contact information about a specific employer or list of employers.
CareerOneStop’s Resume Guide provides a step-by-step plan for how to create an effective resume. Provides tips for writing the resume, samples of resumes you can view, and advice on how to market your resume and yourself.
Find your local American job Center or other workforce services in your neighborhood or across the country.