Career Lab

Virtual & Interactive Services for Career Seekers

CareerForce is providing services online and on the phone to help Minnesotans during the COVID-19 crisis.  Click HERE for information.

The Career Lab area is the core of every CareerForce location and serves as a business office for job seekers and a resource for employers.  It features the tools and resources needed to find a job or make a career change.  Resource areas are located in the Woodbury, Forest Lake and Cottage Grove Service Centers and are open Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm. 

Staff are available to: 

  • Help you understand and apply the fundamentals of a successful job search to plan your own job search
  • Help you navigate online job searching
  • Offer advice on resume and cover letter creation
  • Help you learn to research employers
  • Assist with researching potential careers, education planning, financial aid information
  • Teach proper contact and follow up with prospective employers
  • Administer assessments: typing test, Northstar Digital Learning, Computer Skills Certificates
  • Recommend workshops, networking groups, job fairs
  • Offer assistance with Unemployment Insurance application, and ongoing questions for existing recipients
  • Recommend other resources and services in the community

On-site hiring events & Mini Job Fairs:

Looking for job opportunities? Check out our On-Site Hiring Events at each of our Career Lab locations. Employers will be on-site during the events recruiting for open positions within their companies. 

Contact Us

  1. Woodbury CareerForce
    Phone: 651-430-6455
    Fax: 651-275-8682

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Resource Room Locations
    Forest Lake
    Cottage Grove

    Questions Regarding Workshops

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  1. Woodbury
  2. Cottage Grove
  3. Forest Lake
February Job Fair
​Tuesday, 2/25/2020 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
​CareerForce - Woodbury
​2150 Radio Drive
​Woodbury, MN 55125

View flyer here for:
​> participating employers
​> registration information