Columbus Career Resources

OHIO TO WORK PARTNERS

The Ohio To Work initiative gives you access to resources to help you increase your income and improve your quality of life. As the capital city of Ohio, the Columbus region is an integral part of this initiative. Our Columbus area partners are dedicated to helping Ohioans determine the best next steps in their career journey. 

Ohio To Work partners like Columbus Urban League, Goodwill Industries, Jewish Family Services, and OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County will help you identify a path to a new and fulfilling future. They offer free, personalized career coaching, accelerated training options and connections to essential resources. 

Don’t just go back to work. Go forward! Connect with our partners today. 
Jewish Family Services Columbus
Jewish Family Services

Offering a unique combination of integrated workforce development, mental health, and case management services, Jewish Family Services helps individuals from every racial, religious and economic group achieve stability and their personal and professional goals through skill development, employer connections and retention services.

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Goodwill Columbus
Goodwill Industries of Columbus

Committed to helping job seekers learn, grow and advance through job-skills programs, resume building and interview coaching. Goodwill industries help remove potential barriers to your success. Job coaches are ready to connect you to good jobs that pay well.

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Columbus Urban League
Columbus Urban League

Empowering African Americans, and other disenfranchised communities, by providing workforce development support and career services like barrier removal assistance, job coaching, skills training, and employer-matching opportunities to achieve upward economic mobility.

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Ohio Means Jobs Columbus
OhioMeansJobs | Columbus-Franklin County

Dedicated to developing and advancing the workforce to meet the current and future needs of the Central Ohio region, OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County work every day to create opportunities, change lives, advance our economy and help our community thrive.

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Connect with training providers in your area

Gain new skills for a stable, in-demand career. Funding options are available to make your training experience affordable. Connect with a coach to discuss your options or register for a training program when you are ready to get started.

Healthcare

Nursing, Medical Administration, Patient Care, Phlebotomy

Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County

C-TEC offers leading-edge training programs to provide adult learners with the academic and technical skills needed for in-demand career opportunities in manufacturing, IT, and healthcare. Most programs can be completed in one year! Get started today. 

National Center for Urban Solutions

The National Center for Urban Solutions provides job training, workplace readiness, and career coaching to those interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry. NCUS can help you secure and retain employment to reach socioeconomic self-sufficiency.  

Eastland Fairfield

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools Adult Workforce strives to offer in-demand programs to better position adult students and job seekers for a successful future. With campuses in Groveport and Carroll, Eastland-Fairfield can help you explore new career opportunities in healthcare.

Columbus State Community College

At Columbus State, you can choose from a wide range of programs that will prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or jump right into the workforce. Columbus State offers a quality education at an affordable price — 76 percent of students take on zero student loan debt. Start here to discover your path.

Manufacturing

CNC Machining, Welding

Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County

C-TEC offers leading-edge training programs to provide adult learners with the academic and technical skills needed for in-demand career opportunities in manufacturing, IT, and healthcare. Most programs can be completed in one year! Get started today. 

National Center for Urban Solutions

The National Center for Urban Solutions provides job training, workplace readiness, and career coaching to those interested in pursuing a career in the manufacturing industry. NCUS can help you secure and retain employment to reach socioeconomic self-sufficiency.  

Eastland Fairfield

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools Adult Workforce strives to offer in-demand programs to better position adult students and job seekers for a successful future. With campuses in Groveport and Carroll, Eastland-Fairfield can help you explore new career opportunities in manufacturing.

Columbus State Community College

At Columbus State, you can choose from a wide range of programs that will prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or jump right into the workforce. Columbus State offers a quality education at an affordable price — 76 percent of students take on zero student loan debt. Start here to discover your path.

Information Technology

Software Development, Web Development and User Experience Design

Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County

C-TEC offers leading-edge training programs to provide adult learners with the academic and technical skills needed for in-demand career opportunities in manufacturing, IT, and healthcare. Most programs can be completed in one year! Get started today. 

Color Coded Labs

Color Coded Labs is focused on providing technology training to people from underserved and historically marginalized communities. Register now for the 19-week software coding boot camp that exposes individuals to new careers, new skills, and new opportunities in great companies dedicated to diversity.

Udacity

Udacity trains the world’s workforce to take on the most in-demand tech roles. With a Udacity nanodegree, you can learn the skills you need, land the job you want, and build the life you deserve.

National Center for Urban Solutions

In partnership with the Information Technology Accelerator Partnership (ITAP), the National Center for Urban Solutions provides IT workforce training and career opportunities to underserved communities throughout Ohio.

Eastland Fairfield

Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools Adult Workforce strives to offer in-demand programs to better position adult students and job seekers for a successful future. With campuses in Groveport and Carroll, Eastland-Fairfield can help you explore new career opportunities in IT.

Goodwill Industries of Columbus

Goodwill Columbus offers a variety of training opportunities to learn essential skills in the IT industry. Goodwill Columbus is committed to the power of work. No matter what your level of experience is, Goodwill has a course designed to help you explore a new career or advance your career forward. 

New Horizons

New Horizons provides various training opportunities to learn technical and business applications like Adobe, Cisco, Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware. New Horizons flexible learning approach gives you the ability to customize your training and fulfill your specific needs.

We Can Code IT

One of Ohio’s premier coding boot camps, We Can Code IT specializes in preparing professionals with little or even no IT experience for a promising career in tech. We Can Code IT has an unparalleled commitment to student success, a culturally inclusive learning community and a multi-faceted educational experience.

Tech Elevator

Tech Elevator offers a 14-week, full-time developer boot camp. Students learn full-stack development through high-quality instruction, an industry-relevant curriculum and career coaching that drives our top-ranked job placement results.

Columbus State Community College

At Columbus State, you can choose from a wide range of programs that will prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or jump right into the workforce. Columbus State offers a quality education at an affordable price — 76 percent of students take on zero student loan debt. Start here to discover your path. 

Upcoming Events

Ohio To Work partners can help you find the right job – whether that’s through direct connections to leading local employers with immediate hiring needs or getting you registered for an upcoming career fair. You can find other events happening in your area at OhioMeansJobs.com.

CORRE Hiring Event

October 28 – October 30, 8:00 am – 11:45 pm

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The Central Ohio Reemployment & Resource Virtual Hiring Event was designed to provide you an opportunity to connect with businesses that have available positions and are ready to hire all without leaving the comfort of your home.

Available Jobs

The following employers in the Columbus area are committed to providing a variety of jobs to candidates through Ohio To Work. Connect with these employers directly by clicking on the company logo below or check out the full list of available jobs in your area by clicking the button.

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DISCOVER YOUR SKILLS

Through Ohio To Work partners, you have exclusive access to tools that can help you learn more about yourself and discover career paths that fit you best. Connect with a coach for information on assessments and other personalized assistance in your career journey.

YouScience Logo

YouScience is an online assessment tool that identifies your strengths and weaknesses by analyzing your aptitudes and interests. Designed to uncover your natural talents, match you with career opportunities and industries, and provide personalized feedback, YouScience can give you the competitive advantage you need to secure your next job. Connect with an Ohio To Work coach to learn more and connect with committed employers!

Columbus Regional Sponsors

Our sponsors are proud to provide this collection of career resources to job seekers in the Central Ohio area.

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One Columbus