Colleges and Programs

Mississippi Colleges and Universities – Here is quick and easy listing of community colleges, private colleges, public colleges, and online and distance learning sites across the state of Mississippi.

My Way Mississippi – This is a phenomenal resources for those individuals preparing for their college experience. Basically planning ‘my way’, paying ‘my way’, ‘my way’ to college and ‘my way’ works are the categories. This may seem like a very simplistic resource website, but give it a couple of clicks on the mouse and you will see the abundance of helpful and guiding information and tools.

Complete2Compete – Are you a Mississippi adult who has earned college credit but has not finished the degree? This program combines the resources of the state of Mississippi’s 15 public community colleges, eight public universities and the medical center to help progress you to your degree completion.

CONTREN Learning System (Construction Education Network) – Sponsored by the Mississippi DOE, this system was put in place to address the shortage of skilled craft workers. It is comprised of a partnership of the DOE and MCEF (Mississippi Construction Education Foundation) with an emphasis on career opportunities in the construction industry. Its mission is to train the craft workforce for the construction industry in the state.

 

Job Seekers and Career

Mississippi Works – This is a helpful state jobs resource website. Up-to-the-latest news on the Mississippi job market, create a profile to search for appropriate opportunities, employers can connect with job seekers and a list of current job openings as posted by MDES.

Mississippi Department of Health, Internships – For those individuals pursuing a career in public health, a variety of experiences are available to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities needed to transition into a career in public health.

Mississippi WIN Job Center (Workforce Investment Network) – Find the center nearest you for programs and resources geared toward your job seeking needs. Job placement, job and skill training, priority service for veterans, career counseling and referral to many other valuable services to assist you are provided.

Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Jobs (MDES) – Are you looking for a job in the state of Mississippi? Or, are you already working and interested in a better job? MDES’ aim is to assist you in navigating the path to a new job and new future.

 

Leadership and Development

Mississippi Music Teachers Association – MMTA is a nonprofit organization with the purpose to further the art of music and promote growth and professional development of its members via programs that encourage and support teaching, performance, composition and research.

Mississippi Manufacturing Association, Workforce Development – This organization is committed to enhancing manufacturing in the state by championing programs and legislation that represents the best working environment for current and future manufacturers. The MMA also works diligently with state institutions of learning to provide members with the tools necessary to succeed in the workforce today. Tools such as training, workshops, articles and events.

 

Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Mississippi 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.

 

Veterans

Mississippi VA – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.

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

Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Veteran Job Search – This website is dedicated to all veterans of armed forces and aims to help successfully obtain and maintain employment. Priority service from MDES is highlighted.

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