Community ResourcesPage address: https://www.mnsu.edu/cdc/resources/community.html
12 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 1600A
Mankato, MN 56001
Fax: 507-389-2708; TDD: 507-389-6512
Toll Free: 1-888-GET-JOBS
Career assistance is available to all Minnesota residents at no cost at the Mankato Workforce Center. Services include: Weekly "Creative Job Search" workshops (also online); resume assistance; MN Job Bank; MN Career Information Services computer career guidance system; MN salary and labor market information; specific services for those laid off or down-sized (Dislocated Worker Program); unemployment insurance information and processing.
Mankato, Waseca, Fairmont, & New Ulm Locations201 North Broad Street, Suite 100
Union Square Business Center
Mankato, MN 56001
The Mankato Life-Work Planning Center is a Minnesota Pre-Employment Program for women and a Minnesota Displaced Homemaker Program. This program serves women in transition, including Displaced Homemakers; Non-Displaced Homemakers; Latina Women and Youth; Teen and Young Moms; and Women transitioning from Welfare to Work. Services include personal growth and career development workshops. Services are free to displaced homemakers, nominal fee for non-displaced homemakers.
Local Area Career Counselors*
*use your own discretion—most are fee-based
- Mankato WorkForce Center
- Mankato Job Network
- Mankato Free Press Employment Classifieds
- Monster Local Job Search
- Mankato Yellow Pages
- Mankato/North Mankato Top Employers
- North Mankato Yellow Pages
- Mankato Area Community Service Organizations
- JobDig Regional Employment Directory
- JobHunt.org: Minnesota Jobs & Job Search Resources
- Listing Major Mankato Employers
- Minnesota Career & Job Search Resources
- Minnesota Chambers of Commerce
- Minnesota Department of Employee Relations
- The Minnesota Job Source
- Minnesota's Job Bank
- Minnesota Online Student Services
- Minnesota Data Center
- Minnesota Virtual University
- MN Job Hotline
- MN Job Network
- MN Newspapers Directory
- St. Thomas Job/Internship Listings
- Star Tribune Working
- Southern Minnesota Help Wanted.com
Career Resources for those in Transition or Re-Careering
- CAREERwise – A state of Minnesota online resources to assist with choices about careers, employment, education, and training. Very comprehensive!
- CAREERwise Where to Find a Career Counselor
- Minnesota Careers – comprehensive collection of articles on career planning and exploration; skills, wages, employment growth, education and outlook; and schools, program listings, financial aid, and more!
- ONet Online – Interactive and accessible occupational information.
- What Color is Your Parachute? – Book & Website by Richard Nelson Bolles. Both the book and website have comprehensive information about finding a career that's right for you, doing research on a career or a company, and networking.
- Career One Stop – very comprehensive Federal website includes employability check-up, employer locator, skills profiler, reading room and resume tutorial.
- Mankato Area Community Resources List
- The Riley Guide – A great, comprehensive, and reputable site for online job search information and much more!
- Recruiters Online – Online resource for identifying recruiter, headhunting, staffing and executive search firms (use your own discretion, some are fee-based).
- eFolio – Electronic portfolio available at no cost to Minnesota residents and students.