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Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Department of Labor handbook with career information on the duties, education and training, pay, and future outlook for hundreds of different types of jobs.


CareerOneStop
Source for career exploration, training, and jobs, including online videos about each of the Career Clusters, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.


Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN)
Resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain and advance individuals with disabilities


Future of Nursing WV
The Future of Nursing WV works toward creating a culture of health for West Virginia through advancing nursing practice, nursing education and nursing leadership.


Goodwill Industries International, Inc.
Career planning, service learning opportunities, training, finding a job.


Goodwill Industries of Kanawha Valley, Inc.
Charleston, WV
304-346-0811

Goodwill operates a Work Adjustment Training program at the 209 Virginia Street, West location.


Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area, Inc. - Employment Services
Huntington, WV
304-525-7034

Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area, Inc., is a multi-service agency offering job training, education and job-finding skills to people with disabilities or other disadvantaging conditions.


Headed2 Career Simulator for West Virginia
(previously Strategic Compass)
Headed2 Career Simulator for West Virginia is a career exploration and planning system designed especially for students. Jobseekers, educators, and counselors will also benefit from the wealth of information on 900 occupations from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net) database. Includes Self-Assessments, Job Exploration, and How to Budget Your Life.


Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF)
Morgantown, WV
304-296-8223

HRDF’s employment and training initiatives focus on the provision of services to disadvantaged youth, the ex-offender population, and dislocated workers.


Job Accommodation Network
800-526-7234

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.


Job Corps: Charleston
Charleston, WV
304-925-3200

At Charleston Job Corps, students receive the skills needed to succeed in today’s workforce - at no cost to them or their families.


Job Corps: Harpers Ferry Civilian Conservation Center
Harpers Ferry, WV
304-728-5708

At Harpers Ferry Job Corps, students receive the skills needed to succeed in today’s workforce - at no cost to them or their families.


National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth
Fact sheets, guides, strategies, resources for youth to plan for life after high school.

National Organization on Disability (NOD)
Private, non-profit organization that focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.


Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
This U.S. Department of Labor office helps increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities through education, training, assistive technology, and awareness programs.


O*Net Online
Provides tools to explore careers and analyze jobs and skills needed.


REM West Virginia
Benwood, WV
304-233-3474

REM West Virginia offers a range of pre-vocational services and training programs as well as ongoing support services to help individuals be successful in the jobs of their choice in their communities.


Today's Military
Today’s Military website, produced by the US Department of Defense, includes military careers, required training, and how to get started.


WorkForce WV
1-800-252-JOBS

WorkForce WV is a one-stop center for work force resources, including job opportunities, unemployment compensation, training, tax incentives and labor market information - Workforce development services designed to provide West Virginia’s citizens and employers the opportunity to compete in today’s competitive global economy.


WV - Ticket to Work
Information for people with disabilities who wish to explore competitive employment opportunities.


WV Association of Rehabilitation Facilities
Charleston, WV
304-205-7970

The WV Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc. (WVARF) serves as the state’s Central Nonprofit Agency, linking people with disabilities to meaningful employment opportunities.


WV Division of Rehabilitation Services
Charleston, WV
304-356-2060

The WV Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) helps people with disabilities establish and reach their vocational goals. The primary goal for all DRS clients is to become productive working citizens. Services include skill and job exploration, adult life planning, training/education to find, and/or keep a job.


WV Joint Apprenticeship Programs
The West Virginia Apprenticeship site provides current information on apprenticeship programs in West Virginia and surrounding areas.


WV Small Business Development Center
888-982-7232

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide network that provides essential information for successfully starting, expanding and growing a business.