Where to start

Start your job search

Are you starting your job or career search? Here are some tips to help you

Look for job opportunities

Find out how and where to look for job and career opportunities

Professional references

A list of professional references is an important part of finding a job. Learn how to make one and gather the information you need

How and where to apply

Fill out paper applications

Learn how to fill out the job application to help you get the job you want

Apply through a job portal

Learn how you can use job portals to find and apply for great jobs

Did you know? You can ask questions and get advice from other refugees and immigrants on the RCO's forums
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Find help near you

Search for programs and resources in your city.

Start your search

How to create application documents

Learn resume tips

Learn how to make an American style resume

Professional references

A list of professional references is an important part of finding a job. Learn how to make one and gather the information you need

Write a cover letter

Tips on how to write an interesting cover letter that will help you get an interview

How to have a great job interview

Prepare for a job interview

Improve your job interview skills and learn how to prepare

How can I be successful at work? What rights do I have at work?

Workplace success

Information to help you be successful at work and help you get a better job.

Workers' rights

Rights every employee has in the United States, as well as contact information for resources that can help you if your rights are violated.

How can I start a business?

How to make a business

Do you want to start your own business? Learn how!

Sell stuff online

How to make money by listing your things online

Job and career profiles

Top ten jobs for refugees – computer technology

Find out how to get a job in computer technology.

Top ten jobs for refugees – healthcare

Learn about jobs and careers in healthcare.

Top ten jobs for refugees – food service

The food service industry has many unskilled and skilled roles to choose from.

Top ten jobs for refugees – public administration

Learn about public administration jobs and careers.

How to be a health information technician – good paying jobs for refugees & immigrants

What you need to know about becoming a health information technician

How to be a registered dental assistant – good paying jobs for refugees & immigrants

What you need to know about becoming a registered dental assistant

How to be a restaurant manager  – good paying jobs for refugees & immigrants

What you need to know about becoming a restaurant manager

How to be a non profit executive director – non profit jobs for refugees and immigrants

What you need to know about becoming a non profit executive director

How to be an IT project manager - technology jobs for refugees and immigrants

What you need to know about becoming an IT project manager

Upwardly Global

Upwardly Global Employment Training

Upwardly Global offers an online employment training program to help skilled refugees enter the US workforce. Participants receive direct one-on-one help with their resume and interview practice. Upwardly Global also offers in-person training in four locations across the United States – New York, San Francisco, Detroit and Chicago.