Job & Career Advancement

Are you looking for work, planning your professional future, or making your next move in your career? OPL can help! All OPL locations can support you in your job search with books, digital content (including eBooks and online resources), public computers, Internet access, and fax, print, scanning and copy services.

Choosing a Career | Improve Your Skills | Resume and Cover Letters | Search for Jobs Online

Choosing a Career

Improve Your Skills

  • Adult Core Skills Center from Learning Express: Explore LearningExpress Library's Adult Core Skills Center where you can improve skills in math, reading and writing. Access resources to help prepare for U.S. citizenship.
  • DigitalLearn has self-paced tools to help those who are new to computers, haven't used them in a while or are unsure or uncomfortable with computers to tackle technology and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
  • Gale Courses: Take six-week, instructor-led online courses for academic learning, professional development and personal enrichment.
  • Great Courses on DVD: Professor-led college courses on a variety of subjects to help you further your lifelong learning goals.
  • LearningExpress: Access online practice exams for various academic/professional tests including SAT, ACT, GED, GRE, GMAT, ASVAB, Civil Service, and more.
  • Take online classes from experts at your own pace, for free! Topics available include software, business and design.
  • Online Courses for Professional Development: and Gale Courses offer courses for personal and professional development. 

Resume and Cover Letters

  • Adult Education & Career Center: Connect with a free career coach and get help with resume writing from! Receive a cover letter and resume review from an expert online.
  • NEworks: Create a resume using an easy online tool from the Nebraska Department of Labor.
  • Resources for Job Seekers: Whether you're a first-time job seeker or someone looking for a career change, books on this list can help you on your job hunt.
  • Resume templates: Simple formatted resume templates available are free to use in Microsoft Word

Search for Jobs Online