Selected State Programs

California: California Labor and Workforce Development Agency

Oversees numerous job posting and training resources. In addition, it supports America’s Job Center of California, the state’s one-stop site for employment-related services.  

Colorado: Workforce Investment Works

Includes job postings through Connecting Colorado, a place where individuals seeking employment and businesses seeking employees are brought together.

Illinois: Accelerated Training for Illinois Manufacturing

Accepting applications from individuals interested in advancing their skills in one of four high-demand areas of manufacturing. Right now, over 10,000 skilled trade jobs are available in Illinois.

Illinois: Illinois workNet Center

Utilizes partnerships and technology to expand real-time access to workforce development resources. Includes job postings that connect locals with opportunities throughout the state in all industries, not just energy.

Iowa: Iowa’s New Energy Economy

Connects applicants with high-wage, skilled work opportunities throughout the state. It includes continuously updated job listings supported by Iowa Workforce Development.

Louisiana: Louisiana Workforce Commission

Provides services such as resume review, training programs, and apprenticeship listings. Provides extensive information about licensing and certification programs recognized by the state.

Louisiana: Department of Education - Jump Start Program

The state’s program for school districts, colleges, and businesses to collaborate in providing career courses and workplace experiences to high school students, certifying them for the career fields most likely to lead to high-wage jobs.

New Jersey: Jobs4Jersey and Manufacture New Jersey

Provides workshops, job search help and networking opportunities. It also established Talent Networks to focus on specific needs of key industries, including the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network, which provides career tools and job postings for manufacturing job seekers.

Ohio: JobsOhio

Drives job creation and investment in Ohio by attracting new businesses and supporting retention and expansion efforts. It works in many industries, including advanced manufacturing and energy, to help businesses understand local job markets and new opportunities.

Ohio: Office of Workforce Development

Provides information and tools to locals, including explanations of state laws, employment services, hiring support and labor market information. OhioMeansJobs Centers are also located throughout the state to assist job seekers, connecting them to On-the-Job Training opportunities and other state and federally-funded programs.

Texas: Texas Workforce Commission

Connects job seekers with employers through job postings and skills development programs. It also provides information on training opportunities, courses and scholarships.

Selected Federally-sponsored Programs

National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB)

Represents approximately 600 Workforce Investment Boards around the U.S. and their 12,000 business members. Boards coordinate and leverage workforce strategies within local communities ensuring that state and local workforce development meet the needs of employers.

ShaleNet U.S.

Leverages the collective experience of the industry, the public workforce system and a consortium of colleges to help individuals build lasting careers in the oil and natural gas industry. ShaleNet provides information about the industry, entry-level positions and training programs.