Help getting a job
If you need help finding a job or developing a resume the Workforce Investment Network Career Center offers how-to workshops for jobseekers focusing on:
- Dressing for success
- Soft skills
For tips on how to prepare a résumé and to present yourself to a potential employer, please click here. There is résumé writing software to assist you (along with computers, copiers, and faxes) in the Workforce Investment Network main location at 480 Beale Street .
Help getting your GED
Contact WIN's Youth Services Department at (901) 636-7943 for more information. As part of the process of obtaining a GED, you will be asked to take a pre-GED placement test to determine where you need to begin. You will also be paired with a specific service provider who will assist you.
Job Corps Center
If you are looking for a better quality of life and are willing to dedicate yourself to a life-changing program, the Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center is the place for you. The Benjamin Hooks Job Corps Center can help you receive the skills needed to succeed in today’s workforce. For more information, click here or call (901) 396–2800.
Post-secondary technology center, community college or university
WIN's Youth Services Department can provide assessments and determine your interest in, eligibility and suitability for training and training funding, as well as provide information about other potential sources of funding and financial aid.
Listed below are links that you can pursue on your own or with the assistance of WIN's Youth Services staff.
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- College for Tennessee College Search
- College Board and The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
- Information on How to go to college for Parents and Students
- College entrance exam
- Historically Black College (HBCU) Information
- Help parents and students complete “common” applications for college
- Help parents and students complete “common” applications for Historical Black Colleges and Universities
- Help students write college entrance essays
- College scholarship information
- Older Adults wanting to attend college to finish their degree (age 35+)
For a list of websites that provide career preparation information and tools, click here