Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training
Minnesota CareerForce Center - Hibbing
3920 13th Ave E, Hibbing, MN, 55746-3675
Job counseling and guidance for people who want to find a career that matches their interests and abilities
Professional one-to-one career counseling and assessments for people who have barriers to employment.
* Professional career counseling: Sound advice and guidance from professionals on setting and reaching career goals
* Assessment: Specific testing to determine job related skills, interests and aptitudes
* Scholarship Training Funds: Tuition, books, testing assistance for occupational training at post-secondary facilities
* On the Job/Industry Specific Training: Cost reimbursements to encourage employers to accept referrals and give hands-on training. Reimbursement is for extraordinary training provided at the work site.
* Case Management: Identification of individual strengths and needs; development of employment and training goals; connection with appropriate resources while people transition from public assistance to school or employment.
* Job Search: Information to build effective job seeking skills, including how to seek and apply for work, resume preparation, practice interviews, financial assistance to travel to interviews.
* Support: Help with personal problems such as health, child care necessary for participation in training or pursuit of employment.
* Older Worker Assistance: Specialized services designed to upgrade skills of workers over 55 or place them into jobs.
* Internships: Individuals are given an opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a work site; Office of Job Training pays wages.
- People with low income
There is no fee for this service.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Chisholm, Hibbing and St. Louis counties
- Minnesota CareerForce Center - Aitkin 20 3rd St NE, Aitkin, MN, 56431-1422
- Minnesota CareerForce Center - Cloquet 14 N 11th St, Ste 140, Cloquet, MN, 55720-1652
- Minnesota CareerForce Center - Duluth 402 W 1st St, Duluth, MN, 55802-1516
- Minnesota CareerForce Center - Duluth (Lake Superior College) 2101 Trinity Rd, Lake Superior College, Duluth, MN, 55811-3349
- Minnesota CareerForce Center - Grand Rapids 1215 SE 2nd Ave, Grand Rapids, MN, 55744-3982
- Minnesota CareerForce Center - International Falls 1501 Highway 71, Rm SC128, Rainy River Community College, International Falls, MN, 56649-2160
- Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training 820 9th St N, Ste 250, Virginia, MN, 55792-2346
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
ND-2000.1500Career Development Definition
Programs that help people make appropriate decisions regarding the sequence of occupational roles or work experiences through which they will move during their working lives.
ND-2000.1500-160Career Counseling Definition
Programs that provide information and guidance for people who need to evaluate their aptitude, abilities and interests in order to choose a vocation or career and select the type of training that will enable them to obtain and progress in positions in the public or private sector that are productive and fulfilling.
ND-2000.3500-150Classroom Training Definition
Programs that offer employment related training courses, generally in a traditional classroom setting, which provide participants with the technical skills and information they need to perform a particular job or group of jobs. The training has a structured, defined curriculum and may feature lectures, demonstrations, simulations, role-playing, self-study and other similar activities. Classroom style training is also the primary format used for training in the "soft skills" that are required to get a job, stay employed and advance.
ND-6500.9500Welfare to Work Programs Definition
Programs operated by state agencies or local jurisdictions that offer employment training and supportive services (such as child care, transportation costs, ancillary expenses and personal counseling) for people who are receiving public assistance through the TANF program in an effort to help them become self-supporting. Private organizations, often under contract with a public agency, may be involved in both the provision of training and on-the-job work experience (including volunteering in nonprofit agencies). Public assistance recipients are required to participate in designated program activities a minimum number of hours per week in order to receive their monthly income support payment and supplemental payments for support services.
ND-6500.9600WIOA Programs Definition
Programs funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 that provide work-readiness training for youth age 14 through 24 from low-income households or are at risk of dropping out of school; and adults age 18 and older who are low-income and/or receiving public assistance and are unemployed. The goal is to prepare youth for high school graduation, post-secondary education and, ultimately, a career. Specific components of the WIA program may focus on special populations with unique employment problems including Native Americans, veterans, migrant and seasonal farm workers, dislocated workers and people who are homeless.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.