Jobs & Careers

Learn job search skills, explore careers, and search for jobs

Kentucky Career Edge

Build a resume or cover letter, create an ePortfolio, practice interviewing and filling out online applications, and more.

Help: Watch the Kentucky Career Edge tutorial on YouTube.


The Job & Career Accelerator will help you explore careers, search for jobs, create resumes and cover letters, and more. The Career Center will help you prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills. To get started, register.

Help: Watch the LearningExpress tutorial on Niche Academy.

LinkedIn Learning

Formerly, LinkedIn Learning is a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Find out how to write a resume, ace your job interview, negotiate a better salary, and much more. Log in with your library card number and PIN.

Help: Watch the LinkedIn Learning tutorial on Niche Academy.

Reference Solutions

Combine the power of Reference Solutions with as you search U.S. Jobs/Internships. View results with detailed business profiles. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number and PIN.

Help: Watch the Reference Solutions tutorial on Niche Academy. 

Get live one-to-one help on your resume or cover letter, or practice your interviewing skills with a career tutor. Available every day from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Log in with your library card number, or call the Information Desk at (859) 885-3523 ext. 228 for the site key.

Help: Watch the tutorial on Niche Academy.

Job Search Websites

  • Careers

    • Careers in Demand – KET
      Learn about some of Kentucky’s high demand industries, “including education and experience required, average pay, work environment, and projected number of job openings over a five-year period.”
    • KYStats Career Explorer
      Explore the outlook of careers in Kentucky by skill, salary, major, or desired occupation.
    • The Occupational Outlook Handbook
      Find out about an occupation’s duties, work environment, education and training requirements, pay, job outlook, and more.
  • Major Job Search Websites

    • Indeed
      “…a search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards.”
    • Getwork
      This job search engine provides “verified, up-to-date job listings directly from employer websites.”
    • Retirement Jobs
      “Search full time, part time and flexible jobs from age friendly employers.”
    • Snag
      Focuses on hourly employment. Registration is required to apply for jobs.
  • Resumes and Cover Letters

Last updated 5/23/2023.