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Jobseeker Resources

Are you interested in changing career paths but aren’t sure where to start? Have you lost your job and are looking for a fresh start? Kickstart a new career by enrolling in a job training program. Rhode Island offers several workforce development solutions & resources to help you on your journey. 

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Level up Your Career With Free or Reduced Cost Career Training Programs!

Whether you're looking for a new job or want to advance your career, the DLT and our partner organizations offer free or reduced cost training programs that can help you reach your goals. These programs are designed to be flexible and convenient, so you can fit them into your busy schedule. So what are you waiting for? Contact us today to learn more!

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Get Started by Meeting With a Job Coach

To find training opportunities and get job coaching, resume writing assistance, and interview preparation support, visit one of our DLT Career Centers or schedule a virtual meeting at backtoworkri.com.

 

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View Open Training Opportunities

Open job trainings can be found online or through local career centers. Once you have found a training that interests you, you can contact the provider or a job coach to learn more.

 

Open Trainings

How Does Free or Reduced Cost Job Training Work?

The DLT offers funding for career training from federal grants, state funds, and employer tuition assistance. Read through these FAQs to learn more and find out which program is right for you.

 

FAQs

Already Have the Skills? Find the Job!

If you are looking for a good job in Rhode Island, you've come to the right place. The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has several great resources for jobseekers. Explore the options below or let our job coaches help you get that dream job!

Schedule a Meeting With a Job Coach!

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State and Municipal Jobs

Looking for a state or municipal job in Rhode Island? Start your search here! We've compiled links to the career pages of every municipality in the state, as well as the State of Rhode Island job board.

 

State and Municipal Jobs

EmployRI

The official job board of the DLT. It features a job search portal with thousands of job listings as well as career training programs. Jobseekers can search for jobs by keyword, location, or industry.

 

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DLT Career Centers

Connect with employers at an upcoming hiring event or stop in to a workshop to brush up your skills. Checkout our calendar of upcoming job fairs, skills workshops and more!

 

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Additional Resources

  • Comprehensive Support Service Directory -  Find employment resources and other supportive services to help you on the pathway to a career.
  • Resources for workers 50+ - Platform to Employment provides career resources to Rhode Islanders who are 50 or older. If you are 55 or older, click here to learn more about the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) program.
  • Resources for Veterans – If you are a veteran, you can meet with a veteran-specific job coach who can help with resources for you and your family. Please click here to learn more.
  • Skills for Rhode Island’s Future – Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is a non-profit organization that connects underemployed Rhode Islanders to jobs with socially responsible, civic-minded employers.  
  • Employment Service and Employment Related Law Complaint System – for complaints about employment services provided at one of our career centers, an employer, any employment-related law, or an employer you've been referred to by the Employment Service program, contact the Complaint System Representative listed on the flyer. 
Hear from fellow Rhode Islanders who took the first step and enrolled in a job training program.