Jobs and Unemployment

Find a federal government job 
This page explains the federal hiring process for different kinds of positions, including jobs in federal agencies, apprenticeships, and internships. A companion page,'s general find a job page, covers ways to plan a job search, write resumes and cover letters, interview strategies, and more.

Federal Unemployment Information 
If you've become unemployed through no fault of your own, or under certain eligibility requirements as outlined by state law, you qualify for unemployment benefits. This site covers those benefits and how to apply for them.

Brainfuse-JobNow & VetNow

An online resource thru the State Library of Iowa that can help you find a job, learn new skills or refine the skills you already have. There is a specific section for veterans looking for a job with online assistance provided by people who also are veterans.

JobStar Guide

A public library sponsored guide for job seekers including resumes, cover letters, salary surveys and career selection.