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New Jersey Career Connections provides specialized career navigation support for jobseekers with disabilities, veterans, mature workers, youth, displaced homemakers, and ex-offenders. Check out the information below to see how we can help you realize your career goals.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is here to help jobseekers with disabilities who are having trouble finding or holding a job because of their disability. If you have a disability that is preventing you from working or endangering your present employment, you may wish to submit a referral for our services.Read more about vocational rehabilitation services
Veterans receive priority referral to all jobs and training opportunities for which they are qualified. Staff specialists at local One-Stop Career Centers help veterans find suitable jobs and training opportunities.Learn about our services for veterans
Mature Worker Services
Being a mature worker trying to get back into the workforce or change careers can be difficult. There are several opportunities and services dedicated to helping mature workers get the assistance and information they may need. This section will provide information on Workforce 55+, New Start Career Network, and useful tips on how to stay competitive in the job market.Read more about mature worker services
Services are available to eligible youth ages 16-24 in the areas of career awareness, skills assessment, and career counseling through the One-Stop Career Centers.Learn about services for youth
Recent College Graduates
If you are a college student about to graduate or recent college graduate unsure of whether to further your education or start your career, please browse the following career path opportunities.
Read more about recent college graduate opportunities
Displaced Homemaker Services
Displaced homemaker programs help individuals who have worked in the home for a number of years and suddenly find that they are the primary source of household income learn to update skills for today's job market. In many cases, displaced homemakers are underemployed and unable to support themselves or their children.
Read more about displaced homemaker services
Did you know?
According to the US Census Bureau, there are over 750,000 displaced homemakers in New Jersey, ranking the state 8th in the United States in number of displaced homemakers.