Jobs &

Finding a new job or career pathway can be daunting, but there are many resources you can use to research potential careers, prepare for your application and interview, and land a good job! Also remember that there are resources and services to help you, from career coaching to computer labs, to job listings. Explore the resources below and don’t hesitate to reach out to your local Department of Labor office for help!

Career Research

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Getting Started

Get some general ideas, starting places, and explore industries that regularly hire people who have been incarcerated.

Job Search Tools

Learn more about the resources available to help you find the right job for you through Idaho Works.

Interest Evaluations

Explore possible jobs and careers that align with your interests and skills by taking these interactive aptitude quizzes.

Preparing for Jobs

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Applying for Jobs

Gather the materials you'll need to start applying for jobs and explore resources that can help you along the way.

Writing a Resume

Having a professional resume is an important tool for your job search. Learn more about making a strong resume and tools that can help.


Are you ready for your big interview? Read up on tips and ideas for how to prepare for an interview before you head in.

Job Opportunities

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In-Facility Jobs

Getting a job while you’re still incarcerated is a great way to build skills and show progress to your potential future employers.

Out-of-Facility Jobs

If you are preparing for release or have reentered your community and are ready to look for a job, explore these resources to find open positions.