Many organizations and educational institutions in Boulder help people in recovery develop job skills and find employment. For those looking to stay in Boulder after treatment, trained professionals can assist job seekers with writing resumes and coach them for interviews and networking opportunities.
The City of Boulder offers various resources for job seekers. The city’s website features job resources, including a list of featured jobs and internships. Additionally, those interested in a career in criminal justice can find employment and volunteer opportunities with the Boulder Police Department.
Workforce Boulder County helps people develop vocational skills through a variety of resources. Its career services department includes a computer resource center, career counseling, job referrals and other career development resources. Its business services department provides labor market information and connects job seekers with businesses through Connecting Colorado, a statewide job database. The organization holds career events and workshops throughout the year.
Career Training at Nearby Colleges
The University of Colorado Boulder, Naropa University and Front Range Community College offer numerous career resources that help students develop job skills, locate employment opportunities and prepare for interviews.
The University of Colorado Boulder
The University of Colorado Boulder employs career counselors who help students write resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews and negotiate salaries. The career service department hosts career workshops and events. It also provides networking opportunities and other career resources.
Naropa University assists students in identifying talents and exploring careers through the Office of Career and Community Engagement. Career service representatives help students locate volunteer work, potential employers and internship opportunities. The department also assists them in preparing for interviews and writing cover letters and resumes.
Front Range Community College
Front Range Community College’s Boulder County campus offers career consultation and assessment tests through its career services department. The school also provides job and internship listings, labor market information and networking opportunities.