Programs for Job Seekers at Calais CareerCenter

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access, and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

"Businesses in Maine are hiring," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "We set a record with over 9,200 job listings posted on the Maine Job Bank, and other job boards have even more. The CareerCenters can help job seekers register and use this very valuable tool in their job search, and then prepare them for interviews at scheduled workshops."

To learn more, like the Washington County CareerCenters on Facebook The following workshops and programs will be held at the indicated CareerCenters. All events require pre-registration in person or by phone.

GATEways to Employment: Group Access to Employment Session

November 5, 2 p.m., Calais CareerCenter

Is your job search in need of a boost? Are you looking for a way to stand out to a potential employer? Do you want to be at a significant advantage from other job seekers in today's competitive work/job seeking environment? GATEways to Employment is a great opportunity for you! Come and share your ideas and experiences with other job seekers. This is a great way to increase your job search success, to gain insight on the latest job search techniques, and to maximize your potential. CareerCenter is here to help you find your key to success! To register call Michelle at 1-800-292-8929.

The CareerCenter, located at One College Drive in Calais, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More information is available on the CareerCenter website,

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