Career Services

Career Services include career counseling with a free career assessment tool along with resume and job application assistance.

Career Exploration Resources

GPS LifePlan - Helps students set goals and design plans that will lead them to the success they desire.
MyMnCareers - Helps low-literacy job seekers and English language learners find career planning and work preparation.
Southwest Minnesota Careers
- Resource for information on hot jobs, education, and wages in Southwest Minnesota.
What Can I Do With a Major In?  - Comprehensive research and data that will help students explore options and provide insight into determining a career path.

CareerScope - Minnesota West offers current and prospective students the opportunity to take a free career assessment tool. This tool helps guide students to a major that matches their interests. Please contact a campus Student Services Advisor to set up an account to take the CareerScope assessment.

Job Search

Minnesota West encourages students and graduates to utilize Minnesota Works as a resource in their job search.

  • Employment Seekers: Register with Minnesota Works to preview current job openings within Minnesota and the surrounding area. Your registration gives you access to employers and also allows you to post your resume online for employers to preview.

  • Employers: Register and post current job openings to Minnesota Works. You will have access to current and past Minnesota West students seeking employment. Minnesota West will continue to post all job openings received via mail or fax in our Library and Academic Resource Center. However, we strongly encourage employers to post job openings on Minnesota Works.


Interested in other states?
Iowa Jobs 
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

also has a listing of helpful Job Seeking Resources.