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Career Development – One Stop Career Services
Are you interested in Career Development Services?

To get started, visit one of the Middlesex County (2) two One Stop Career Centers
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

One Stop Career Center goal is to empower customers, through support and information to make informed decisions. They are designed to offer seamless access to employment and training programs into an integrated system for job seekers and employers who will provide guidance and access to resources and services that can help you successfully enter or re-enter the workforce. There are three levels of services available to customers: core, intensive and training. The Workforce Learning Link provides adult learners instruction in reading, writing, and math; communication; financial literacy; job search; and employability and life skills and are available at the Middlesex County One Stop Career Centers.

Core Services - All individuals can access core services after registration. Self-directed materials and group informational workshops are also offered and, if needed, a staff member is available to answer your questions and provide career guidance.

  • Basic computer and email
  • Resume development
  • Internet navigation and job search guidance         
  • Basic interviewing techniques      

Additional Services:

  • Occupational Training
  • Adult basic education and GED preparation
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Workforce readiness credential
  • Assistance with unemployment insurance and filing disability claims
  • Self-employment assistance program

Intensive Services – Intensive or individualized services may be provided, If unemployed individuals are unable to find jobs through core services alone. Intensive services, ancillary training programs and other resources are subject to program eligibility and funding limitations.

  • Training grants (NJ Training Systems)
  • Tuition Waiver Program

Additional Services:

  • Employability development plans and vocational counseling
  • Monthly Positive Recruitments (job fairs)
  • ReLeSelegal program (free reentry legal services)
  • Referrals to partnering agencies
  • Fork Lift certification (Monthly)
  • Employer Recruitment events (Monthly)
  • Income Tax preparation program
  • Literacy Services (need reference)
  • Workforce 55+​ (A federal funded program run by the State of New Jersey)

Career Services Counselors will work with you to plan a comprehensive training plan. 
All visitors have free access to a resource room with computers, internet, printers, as well as telephones and fax machines. 

Occupational training services are offered to individuals who are not successful in securing employment at a self-sufficient wage through Core or other Intensive Services. Provisions of the Workforce Investment Act WIA promote individual responsibility and personal decision-making through the use of Individual Training Accounts (ITAs), giving adult job seekers the opportunity to choose the type of training they feel best suits their needs and interest. This market-driven system enables customers to gain the skills and credentials they need to succeed in their local labor markets. Customers select their programs from the New Jersey’s Eligible TrainingProvider List​, a list of approved training providers for in demand occupations. 

​Office of Workforce Development
Business Services
550 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Middlesex County One Stop Career Centers:
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm​
New Brunswick:
550 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Training Opportunities
Perth Amboy:
161 New Brunswick Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Training Opportunities
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