Career Resources for the State of Maine


Colleges and Programs

Maine Career Center – This organization provides a variety of employment and training services at no charge. There are resources too numerous to mention on this home page portal. Well worth the time spent on this website as you will be able to get so many questions answered, leads identified, and

Maine CareerCenters - provide a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. Focus is on improving job qualifications, exploring a different profession, locating a new career and the actual hiring process.

Maine DOE CTE – Do you want to be prepared for your career and post-secondary education opportunities? Guidance can be found on this website of the Maine DOE in through relevant and applied learning.

Gear Up Maine (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) – This state-wide initiative will help you, as an educator or parent, identify and assist students beginning in grade 7 to prepare, enroll in and successfully complete a higher education degree or certificate program.

Maine Career and Technical Education Portal – Here is a very thorough resources of technical education options and opportunities from the perspective of the student.


Job Seekers and Career

Maine State Government Jobs – Openings appearing here for the state of Maine are listed by category or by department career type. Additionally, keyword search is available.

Maine Job Link Career Center – This web-based job-matching tool is convenient and provides job seekers, employers, and training provides with easy-to-use tools for a wide range of purposes.

State of Maine, Aging and Disability Services, Senior Employment – Advice, job search assistance, and part-time training opportunities in a variety of community settings for people age 55 and over.

Maine Career Center – You will find lots of employment and training services here for workers and businesses in the state of Maine. Perhaps you would like to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, hire an employee or find an employer. A lot of information links on this home page but it presents you with many options available with easy to navigate menu.


Leadership and Development

Volunteer Maine - Here is an organization that will provide you support in the volunteering endeavors. Connections to regional volunteer peer networks, links to online training, statewide information about recognition, and conferences are just a small list of resources available through this association.

Maine Healthcare Association – In your work as a healthcare professional, is it your vision to provide the type of long-term care you would want for your family and yourself? That is the mission of this organization. The networking options, as a member, are many as well.

OMNE, Nursing Leaders of Maine (Organization of Maine Nurse Executives) – This organization encourages networking, unity and collaborative partnerships among healthcare professionals. Your membership is valued as conversations relative to policies affecting healthcare across the state are emphasized.

Manufacturers Association of Maine – Simply put, the aim of this association is to grow awareness and jobs in the manufacturing sector across the state of Maine. This is done via a multifaceted approach geared toward students, employers, and education.

Educate Maine – The ELE (Education Leadership Experience) offers teachers a unique professional development opportunity to meet with business leaders across the Maine communities. As a teacher, you will learn what is happening in the Maine economy and consider the interconnectedness between that and the critical role that education plays in sustaining student growth.


Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Maine Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.



Maine State Workforce Board, Veterans’ Employment Committee – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans and their spouses can be found here. Counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.

Maine Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.

The American Legion – Bureau of Maine Veteran Services – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.

Maine Veteran Career Center – Employment and training services are this center’s specialty when it comes to our nation’s heroes. Help with finding a job, obtaining new skills, or access to other state and federal resources can be found here.

Maine’s Hire a Vet Campaign – This annual campaign supports employers to expand the hiring of veterans and military families. There are a network of state and federal agencies, resources, and education assistance programs. As well, employers will be helped with the recruiting, hiring, and advancement of veterans.

Maine Bureau of Veteran Services – You will find this website to be fully integrated with all of the services that our nation’s heroes may need as they acclimate back into civilian life. There is a unique online Q&A (‘Who Am I’) that helps the visitor drill down to isolate specific needs. Very helpful.