Job Search & Training

Seeking employment for the first time? Making a career change? We’re with you every step of the way. We also work hand in hand with Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to ensure laid-off workers have the resources needed to find the right job.

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Career Events & Workshops

Additional Resources

Priority service provided to veterans and their spouses.

Accessibility equipment provided to assist people with disabilities.

Visit any of our locations for free computer, fax, and telephone access for your job search.

Train for a New Career

Prepare for a career that pays well and employers need.

  • Workforce Solutions scholarships support training for some of the region’s high-skill, high-growth occupations.
  • We can help you determine what you want to study, award you with a scholarship, and connect you to employment.
  • Many of our programs include wraparound services, including transportation, child care assistance, mobile hotspots, and more.
Am I eligible?
You may be eligible if:
  • You’re unemployed, work part-time, classify as low-income, or don’t have a high school diploma.
  • You live in Austin-Travis County and are authorized to work in the U.S.
Learn more

Earn and Learn through Apprenticeships

Paid training and apprenticeships are an option for a variety of industries. We help many people who want to train for their future and still earn an income to pay for day-to-day expenses.

Career Events & Workshops

Join us to learn how to get the most out of Work In Texas, create effective resumes, ace job interviews, succeed at work, directly connect to employers, and more.

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Additional Resources

Texas Workforce Commission Unemployment Insurance Services

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) handles all Unemployment Insurance (UI) matters. UI services are available online 24/7, and by telephone Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Note: As a rule, you can get help via the internet faster than by telephone.

All individuals who file an unemployment insurance claim must register for work at

For UI services available online go to the Texas Workforce Commission’s Unemployment Benefits Services page. Online services include:

To access UI services, please call 1.800.939.6631.

If you need assistance while at one of our Career Centers, please ask one of the Career Center staff. We will be glad to advise you.

Careers We Fund

The Targeted Occupations Lists are used to guide the investment of workforce program funds for training. Workforce Solutions Capital Area regularly analyzes the regional labor market, looking for industry and occupational trends. Based on this analysis, we have identified In-Demand Industries, In-Demand Occupations and Targeted Occupations.

Career Planning & Labor Market Info
  • Career Planning: Get help identifying the best job opportunities in the Austin-Travis County region.
  • Labor Market Information: We analyze local and regional labor market data to provide real-time, in-depth knowledge for your career search.
  • Career Coach: Explore careers and training in our region or take an assessment to see what careers are best for you!
Free Online Learning

Metrix Learning gives you access to self-paced, expert approved training for 180 days! Pass your courses with 80% or higher to earn a certificate of completion, which you can download, print, and bring on interviews to show employers you have the skills they’re looking for! Metrix also offers industry certification training in popular certifications, like Microsoft Office, Project Management, CompTIA, and many more!

Youth Services

Workforce Solutions Capital Area helps low-income youth (ages 14–24) prepare for success in the classroom – and on the job. You can receive work-readiness and life skills that will help you achieve your career goals. Learn more.

Get Started

Click below to choose the most convenient option for you. We look forward to working with you!

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Three locations to help you find your next career.


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