Job Search Assistance

In the Library

In the library catalog, select "Subject" from the drop-down box of search options. Enter a term such as: Career Changes, Career Development, Cover Letters, Employment - Interviewing, Job Hunting, Resumes - Employment, and Vocational Guidance.

If you prefer to browse the shelves, try the following call numbers:

  • 650.14 Resumes, cover letters, and interviewing
  • 331.702 Occupations


Local Agencies

The City of Charlottesville Downtown Job Center
Located in City Space
100 5th St. NE
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Virginia Employment Commission Workforce Center
2211 Hydraulic Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Piedmont Workforce Network - One-Stop Centers
Greene County Job Spot
Louisa Employment Center
Nelson Career Resource Center

Albemarle County Department of Social Services
Career Services

County Office Building
1600 5th Street, Suite A
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
434.972.4010 x3617
434.972.4011 x3617

Charlottesville VIEW
The Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare
Charlottesville Department of Social Services

P.O. Box 911
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Personal and Career Development Center (PCDC)
University of Virginia

Located in the Sheila C. Johnson Center for Human Services on the ground floor of Bavaro Hall
Fax: 434.924.1433

Area Newspapers and Local Listings

The Daily Progress
The Central Virginian
The Greene County Record
The Nelson County Times
The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Monticello Ave: Local Employment Opportunities

Local Employers

University of Virginia - Human Resources
University of Virginia Health System
University of Virginia Physicians Group
Albemarle County
City of Charlottesville
Martha Jefferson Hospital

This collection of resources is meant to be a starting point for your job search. It is not an exhaustive list.

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