The District of Columbia American Job Center can help you find a new job, transition into something new, expand your skills, or even explore a new career. Find a location nearest you.
The American Job Center, formerly the DC Works! One-Stop Center, offers job-seekers, students, businesses and career professionals access to a comprehensive array of employment-related services and tools in one convenient location. Through the District’s American Job Center, residents can utilize resources such as career counseling, career planning, resume assistance, direct job placement, classroom and on-the-job-training, information about local and national labor markets, unemployment compensation and much more. The Department of Employment Services, supported with resources from the District government and the US Department of Labor, operates the centers that are strategically located and accessible throughout the District.
Whether looking for a job, facing a career transition, seeking new skills, or you just want a new start, visit the District of Columbia American Job Center, your workforce connection for the following services:
*Please note: The public can file for unemployment compensation benefits at the centers from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
The District of Columbia’s American Job Center network, is geared to assist all job-seekers develop solid career plans that lead to satisfying careers. The American Job Center staff understands that without a plan, job-seekers may become sick from stress working in a field they do not like. Planning your job search and developing short and long-term employment goals are central to any good career plan.
To be eligible for programs you must be at least 18 years of age, a District resident and meet Workforce Investment Act income requirements. All residents will be required to submit proof of the following: