Preparing for the next step in your education or career? Explore Oregon’s wide range of career-focused training and services to help you plan for your career and prepare for in-demand jobs. You can explore on-the-job training, certificates, credentials, college degrees, internships, apprenticeships, service opportunities, and more.
Job-seekers: Explore Career-Boosting Opportunities
Get matched with open jobs. Update your work history. Learn about apprenticeships. Explore career-boosting opportunities. The WTDB website features numerous resources for workers and job-seekers.
View WTDB Resources for Workers to explore your options.Job-seekers and individuals seeking training or other career advancement opportunities can also explore opportunities directly at WorkSource Oregon. WorkSource Oregon is the statewide set of programs and services helping Oregonians find jobs.Employers can also explore opportunities directly at WorkSource Oregon.
Oregon Youth: Gain Meaningful Job Experience
Gain meaningful work experience and workforce training such as summer jobs, internships, pre-apprenticeships, and job shadows. Learn valuable skills, and in some cases obtain educational credit while earning a wage. Oregon Youth Works includes five workforce development grant programs that support paid work experiences for thousands of youth statewide.
Learn more about the programs supported by Oregon Youth Works.
Explore OregonServes and AmeriCorps Opportunities
Learn and grow while giving back to your local community. Volunteer with local nonprofits to help make a difference in your community. Serve with AmeriCorps to gain valuable work experience, learn new skills, and network with professionals in your desired field. AmeriCorps members receive a monthly stipend, healthcare and childcare benefits, credits and certifications, and an end-of-service term award. The Segal Education Award, worth the value of a Pell Grant, can be used to pay back student loans, enroll in a certificate program, or obtain a degree.
Learn more about OregonServes and AmeriCorps opportunities.
Find Workforce Training Opportunities Supported by Future Ready Oregon
Through Future Ready Oregon, the state has recently invested in expanding workforce education and training opportunities to help Oregonians prepare for good-paying jobs and meaningful careers, with emphasis on the fields of healthcare, manufacturing, and technology. Organizations across the state are receiving support to expand education and training opportunities and related services for Oregonians, with a focus on underserved and underrepresented communities.
Learn about the programs supported by the Future Ready Oregon investment.
Stay connected with the State of Oregon’s work to support workforce opportunities for Oregonians! As a
policy and funding coordinating agency, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) works closely with the statewide workforce system. The Oregon Workforce and Talent Development Board (WTDB), administered by the HECC, is a statewide board that focuses on building pathways to economic prosperity for all Oregonians. Find out how to stay engaged here:
Engage in our Public Policy and Funding Work.
Plan and Pay for College
Oregonians who are considering seeking a degree or credential are encouraged to apply for financial aid.
Financial aid can help you afford your education after high school. Go to OregonStudentAid.gov to apply for grants and scholarships, get help completing financial aid applications, and learn about preparing for college, training, and careers.
Outreach, Publications, and Webinars
brochures and posters, events, webinars, and more to help you navigate the world of financial aid, college, and careers.