Job Help


Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this resource provides tools for exploring career options, finding training, and searching for a job. 

Search job postings from across the country.


Search Kansas job postings. Also includes a searchable database of training and education providers.

Lawrence Workforce Center 

The Lawrence Workforce Center connects career seekers with employers. Whether you’re looking for your first job or looking to change careers, the Lawrence Workforce Center can help you on your career journey.

LearningExpress Library 

Practice tests and exercises for everything from the GED to TOEFL to the U.S. Citizenship Test. Plus, help identifying career paths and preparing for a job search.

Lynda Library Card Required. 

Online tutorials on a wide array of professional and technology skills, from crafting a business plan to designing a website. Available in the library or remotely with your Lawrence Public Library card number and PIN.

Major Employers 

A list of the largest employers in Lawrence and Douglas County.

Peaslee Tech 

Technical training school with programs in a variety of vocations, as well as workplace and academic skills.

Universal Class 

Video-based courses for developing professional skills, such as accounting basics, managing rental properties, or crafting an effective presentation. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address. 

Search and apply for employment with the federal government.

Vocational and Career Collection

This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Hotel and Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, plus indexing and abstracts for hundreds more. Available from any computer with a Kansas IP address, or with your Kansas Library eCard. 

Work at KU 

Search job openings at the University of Kansas.

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