Best Resources For Job Seekers In Minnesota

February 15, 2013 7:00 AM

For Minnesotans looking for employment, a reliable resource for local jobs can be a sanity and time saver. Where are the places to go and seek out those enviable positions within the area? How do you prepare and market yourself? Check out our list of five reputable, reliable and easy Minnesota resources to find and secure that perfect job.

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
1st National Bank Building
332 Minnesota St., Suite E-200
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 259-7114

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) provides workforce programs and services to all residents of our great state, including specialized employment services for Minnesota military veterans, the disabled and displaced homemakers. DEED will help you discover your skill set, brand yourself and even give you guidance if you are looking to start your own business. It also offers computer and internet access to assist with the job search at centers located throughout the state or you can access its job listings online from your own computer.

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Minnesota Resource Center
2438 27th Ave. S., Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 752-8100

To locate career training and education to prepare for the competitive job market, contact Minnesota Resource Center (MRC), who has been serving those with mental, physical and sensory disabilities since 1960. MRC also assists refugees, immigrants and individuals recently on public assistance. Some of the areas that MRC staff can help job seekers with are building technical and interpersonal skills, preparing for industry exams and job retention.

Jobs in Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 331-1533

Not only does the Jobs in Minneapolis website list job opportunities within the city of Minneapolis, but also throughout the state of Minnesota. You can utilize this tool to search through the online database of employment postings and narrow down results by job type, salary, company or city. You can also learn how to create resumes and cover letters, and find links to local job fairs and articles regarding employment.

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University of Minnesota Career & Internship Services
198 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

222 Pleasant St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 624-2710

For those who are attending or have graduated from one of the University of Minnesota campuses, a variety of career services are available to prepare for and find the ideal job. Career counselor consultations, mock interviews and resume critiques are just a few of the opportunities available in addition to access to the GoldPASS employment site for student and alumni job seekers.

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Trumor, Inc.
23035 Ulysses St. N.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55005
(763) 784-9393

Since 1995, Minnesota Jobs has been connecting job seekers to local employers. The organization’s website allows you to search for available positions all over the state. It also provides reliable tools to help with your job search, including salary surveys, job networking groups and interview tips.

Cortney Mohnk is a freelance writer covering all things Minnesota. Her work can be found on

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