Columbus Career Resources

GET CAREER SUPPORT

Ohio To Work means access to resources in the Columbus area that are designed to support you in increasing your income and meeting your goals. 

The organizations below are here for job seekers like you. They offer free, personalized career coaching, accelerated training options and connections to resources that will support you in starting a career in healthcare, manufacturing or technology.

Don’t just go back to work. Go forward! Contact one of the organizations below today. 

Ohio Means Jobs Columbus
OhioMeansJobs | Columbus-Franklin County

At the OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County Job Center multiple agencies deliver personal services for job seekers like you. Staffed by experienced professionals who care deeply about your success, all services and programs are free of charge. Connect with us today to get started on a path towards a new career!

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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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Jewish Family Services Columbus
Jewish Family Services

Supports job seekers with individualized career services to identify, prepare, and gain employment through coaching, employer connections, and retention services. Our services are available to all Central Ohio job seekers.

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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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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.

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. 

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. 

With the help of the Income Share Agreement (ISA) offered through Ohio To Work, job seekers in need of financial support can enroll in and complete high-quality training programs. Learn more about the ISA and find out if you’re eligible for this unique funding option.

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Explore Local Opportunities

Check out upcoming hiring events and job openings with local employers. Connect with a coach to explore which industry and type of job may be best for you.

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.

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Available Jobs

The following employers in the Columbus area are committed to providing jobs to candidates through Ohio To Work. View and apply to open positions by clicking each company’s logo.

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

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!

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Shawn Hendrix, President - Nissen Chemitec America, Inc.

“Manufacturing has continued to grow and develop and become a clean working environment – whether you’re making automotive parts like my company or if you’re making beverages or food – whatever it may be. Cleanliness is really important in manufacturing to also ensure the quality of your products. There are a lot of career opportunities available in the field and you’re also going to find that it is one of the higher-paying career choices – even at the entry-level.”

Shawn Hendrix, President – Nissen Chemitec America, Inc.

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“Had it not been for Marti [Goodwill Columbus Coach] and her connections, I would not have had this opportunity. It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Knowing Marti is what helped me get to where I am today!”

Katrina W., Patient Support Specialist – PrimaryOne Health

Columbus Regional Sponsors

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