Visit us at our headquarters in the East Side of Saint Paul, or at our offices in Minneapolis, Willmar, and Austin.
Office hours. Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Saturday-Sunday: Closed - Click here for holiday closure dates

Employment Coaching and Services

CLUES can help you find a job, increase your skills, build a resume or train for a career to better support your family. Attend a job fair, join a career training workshop or meet one-on-one with a career counselor.

CLUES Employment Services offer free job coaching, job placement assistance, workshops, career trainings and hiring fairs for individuals who want to develop job skills and explore employment opportunities.

All employment services are focused on low-income families and individuals.

Pathways to Employment

CLUES Pathways to Employment workshop will help you develop the skills you need to achieve your career goals. This 12-15 hour workshop is taught over five sessions. Our trainers will help you:

  • Set goals and create a plan to reach them
  • Identify the resources you need
  • Learn about networking and how to have successful interviews
  • Write your resume, cover letters and thank you notes
  • Find and apply for jobs

Pathways to Employment workshops are held at the Career Center at CLUES Minneapolis.

For registration or more info, contact us at

Career Trainings

CLUES Career Training workshops are perfect for anyone looking to get certified or advance their career, whether starting out in a new industry or moving up at a current job. Participants in these free, eight- to nine-week trainings learn soft skills to prepare them to be successful in the workplace along with direct, hands-on training in industries such as Healthcare, Construction, IT Help Desk, Customer Service, Banking and more.


Job Club

CLUES Job Club is an employment resource for unemployed or underemployed individuals to meet, connect, share and learn. It’s free and open to all job seekers!

Meetings are every Friday from 11 am - 12:30 pm at the Career Center at CLUES Minneapolis.

For more information contact us at

Job Fairs

CLUES hosts monthly job fairs where job seekers can meet with representatives from our trusted employer partners and learn about open positions. Get your questions answered while gaining valuable tips and insights! Industries include aerospace, legal and law, transportation, education, construction and manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications and more.

CLUES St. Paul Job Fairs: First Monday of each month, 2-4 pm

CLUES Minneapolis Job Fairs: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 2-4 pm

For more information contact us at

Employment Coaching

CLUES offers one-on-one career coaching through a variety of state and local programs. Learn about the different programs and their requirements below. Services are available in Spanish and English.

Dislocated Workers Program

  • Must be recently laid off from a Minnesota employer and eligible for unemployment benefits
  • Must show documentation of layoff and eligibility to work in US
  • Must live in Minnesota

Contact Zonia Holub at or 612-746-3520.

Minneapolis Works Program


  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Must live in the city of Minneapolis and provide documentation of residency

Contact CLUES at 612-746-3500.

Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP)


  • Household must include children
  • Must apply for benefits at Hennepin County building and be referred to receive services

Contact Greta Huff at or 651-461-3885.

Nicole is a single mother of twins. When she started working with CLUES, her dream of becoming a teacher was just that: a dream.

But she and her employment counselors wrote that as a goal and she started working toward it: studying, working, attending to her family – always meeting the program’s requirements and never giving up. In May Nicole obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Metro State University. Out of MFIP, she is now teaching Geometry at Roosevelt High School.

Not sure where to start?

Call CLUES to be directed to a career coach at 651-379-4200 or 612-746-3500.

Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed 

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797 East 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55106

Tel.: 651-379-4200
Fax: 651-292-0347


CareerForce Center
777 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Tel.: 612-746-3500
Fax: 651-292-0347


2600 E 25th St Minneapolis, MN 55406
Tel.: 612-404-2600
Intake Tel.: 612-439-9671


324 3rd Street SW #2
Willmar, MN 56201

Tel.: 320-262-5106


111 Main St. N
Austin, MN, 55912

Tel.: 507-355-2575

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