Career Seekers

Looking for a new job can be really exciting and really stressful. We don’t have to tell you that. But we can tell you that your unique interests and skills make you the perfect candidate for an employer out there. We can help connect you with the right resources, training, and people to find your next job. It might just be your best job. We can offer, or connect you with, assistance for: 
  • Training, grants and financing information
  • Computers, internet access, one-on-one help desk
  • Transportation and child care services
  • Resume and cover letters
  • Assessment tools and online programs

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Training Opportunities

Are you looking to enter or re-enter the workforce? Change careers? Get a diploma or gain skills for our area’s most in-demand jobs? Check out these resources for ways to prepare yourself for a rewarding career move. 

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Marine Trades

Shipbuilding in Hampton Roads is a growth industry.  With the opportunity to get paid while you train for an in-demand job, you’ll obtain skills that will provide job security and excellent pay.

Returning Citizens Opportunities

If you’ve been incarcerated or had legal trouble, it’s sometimes difficult to connect with employers who are willing to give you an opportunity. Check out the following resources:

Network for job seekers & employers

Network2Work matches quality job-seekers with available jobs that pay a decent wage and lead to a career. We listen to local employers who tell us what they need. Once a job-seeker selects a job they want to pursue, we connect them directly to the training and resources they need to help them get and keep that chosen job—resources like affordable childcare, reliable transportation, legal assistance, health care, and more.

Veterans Services

Many employers in our area are eager to hire veterans and/or their spouses. These resources can help you with training, finding work, credentialing military experience, as well as accessing state and federal veterans’ services.

Newport News Industry Opportunities

Training to get you jump started in shipyard trades

Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has partnered with the Virginia Ship Repair Association and local Virginia community colleges and maritime training facilities to offer several course-to-hire Marine Trades Training (MTT) programs for individuals interested in learning a trade and working full-time for Newport News Shipbuilding. 

Quality electrical & general contracting

Bay Electric Co. understands our community’s workforce needs and always try to help enhance the future of their company, our local youth and those that are  focused on obtaining a career in the skilled trades.