Employment and Career Help

Remote users will need their valid Culpeper County Library card number for some of these resources.

New State Unemployment Resources

Virginia Career Works Referral Portal - A statewide platform designed to streamline intake processes across state agencies and connect individuals with training, certification, education, and employment services to help them find a job or advance a career path.
Virginia Career Works DashboardAn innovative data visualization tool that makes information about Virginia’s labor market and workforce system more accessible to workers, businesses, and policymakers.


Career Aids

Petersons - Prepare for standardized tests with Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep. This valuable resource includes full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. It offers information on undergraduate and graduate programs and tuition and scholarship assistance, as well as a resume builder and interviewing advice. Whether you’re a student planning for college or a professional embarking on a new career path, Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep can help you along the way.


The Culpeper Career Resource Center, in the town of Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, is a community resource serving workers looking for employment and employers seeking employees throughout the five county area: Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock counties.

Education - Need to learn some additional skills? Check out our free courses.









Check here for free computer classes being offered by the Culpeper County Library.




Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).






Pronunciator offers 80 of the most popular languages in the world, covering 95% of the world’s population, and in 50 languages. Users do not necessarily need to speak English. For example, a Spanish speaker can learn Chinese – in Spanish. Users have access to rich content with various levels of difficulty ranging from “child friendly” to “university level”. Free apps available for iOS and Android on iTunes and Google Play.



Rocket Languages is an award-winning interactive online language learning system developed for libraries. The interactive, comprehensive website allows you to learn conversational language at your own pace.





Other Job Resources












A to Z Database provides reference and marketing information to over 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. More than just a simple phone book directory, this database can be used to not only find friends and relatives but also to create mailing lists, search for sales leads, market research, employment opportunities. Updated biweekly, information can be emailed, printed or downloaded. Download app for iOS devices at the iTunes store.



A link to the home page of the Virginia Employment Commission.  See lists of open employment positions, information about and apply for unemployment compensation, see calendar of job fairs.  Look at career resources and publications.




Click here for the Commonwealth government website of open Commonwealth of Virginia government jobs.





A link to USAJOBS.GOV from the United States Office of Personnel Management.  Look and apply for open federal government jobs.  Resume's can be uploaded to the site after creating an account.






Occupational Outlook Handbook - Find information on current jobs and careers. Especially designed to provide valuable up-to-date information, the Handbook is great for all individuals making decisions about their future including students about to graduate from high school or college, recent graduates, individuals returning to the workforce after an absence, or anyone looking for a career change.