Northern Virginia is a competitive job market. Whether you are looking for a more rewarding career, have recently graduated, are actively looking for a new job after being laid off, or returning from honorably serving in the military, we can help! Using our free employment, training, and career services, you’re sure to find a fulfilling career and gain workplace skills to make you successful.
Our six (6) SkillSource One-Stop Employment Centers offer a variety of events, workshops, programs, and services. In general, we offer customers three tiers of service depending on needs and eligibility.
Tier 1 – Available to all
- Access to computers, phones and internet
- Resume writing and interview preparation workshops
- Job lead assistance, and more!
Tier 2 – Subject to eligibility and funding
- Individual employment plans and career counseling
- Literacy activities
Tier 3 – Subject to eligibility and funding
- Occupational skills training
- Skills upgrading
- On-the-Job training
In addition to tiered services, some customers may also qualify for specific programs such as Veterans, Entrepreneurs, or Job Seekers with Disabilities. Visit any of our Centers in Northern Virginia to learn more about our diverse programs and services.
DEFENSE TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DTAP)
DTAP is a program for Northern Virginia Defense Contractors who have been impacted by DoD cutbacks and their pre and post laid-off employees. For qualified clients, it provides no-cost workforce services, such as workshops, seminars, and training and re-training for job seekers, employers, and entrepreneurs. It is funded by a Grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment. Click here to download the DTAP Flyer for additional information, and you can visit our DTAP web site at http://www.defensetransition.org.