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Careers in Southeast Texas

Searching for a Job? We can help.

Our online resources can help you find a job, plan a career or gain new skills.

Job Search

Search job postings and find local jobs for adults and youth in Southeast Texas.

Expansion Projects

Information about plans and projects to help people receive additional benefits.

Job Training

Training courses to help you return to work or assist you in entering new career fields.

Career Development

Choose a career, develop vital work skills, and identify growth opportunities for your current job.

Careers in Southeast Texas

Getting Started for Students and Young Adults

If you are between the ages of 16 and 24, we can help you plan your career, search for a job, get real world job training, and continue your education.

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Career Planning

Research career options and earning potential with handy tools and resources.

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Get your GED, research two-year and four-year colleges, and learn about financial assistance for higher education.

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Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation Services can prepare students with disabilities for post-secondary education and employment opportunities.

Assistance for Employers

Getting Started for Employers

Hiring employees in Southeast Texas? Let us help with talent acquisition, funding for training, human resource planning tools, and other business resources.

Employee Search


We can help post jobs, pre-screen job applicants, and provide facilities for interviews and employment events.

Human Resources Tools


Access resources to help define job descriptions and implement effective personnel development strategies.

Skills & Job Training


Browse a list of skills and job training resources to help your company’s workforce evolve.


Southeast Texas Unemployment Dashboard

The Southeast Texas Workforce Development Area consists of Jefferson, Orange, and Hardin counties. Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas analyzes local and regional labor market data to provide businesses with current, in-depth information.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Job Fairs

Find upcoming job fairs and orientation events hosted by Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas.

Text SETWORKS JOBS to 1(409)248-1399 to be notified about all upcoming Job Fairs.

Individuals must complete their WorkinTexas sign up before registering for an event

Hoimyung Texas Inc. Job Fair

Lamar University Chemistry Library
Beaumont, Texas 77701

Date: July 24, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Lamar University Hiring Event

Beaumont Workforce Center
510 Park Street
Beaumont, Texas 77701

Date: July 29, 2024
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Canal Barge Job Fair

Port Arthur Workforce Center
4680 FM 365
Port Arthur, Texas 77642

Date: July 31, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Hardin County Fall Job Fair

Journey Community Church
1534 US-96, Lumberton, TX 77657
Lumberton, Texas 77657

Date: August 8, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Employers interested in participating in upcoming job fairs, please call 1-877-834-5627.

Media and Information

Workforce Videos & Latest Podcast

Get the latest news and information with our podcast, blog, and social media.

Youth Career Expo

The Youth Career Expo is an annual event held in February by Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas that introduces area high school youth to exciting career choices and pathways.

Teacher Externship

The Teacher Externship Initiative offers area teachers real-world experience in the skills needed to succeed in local high-demand jobs.

General Services Orientation

Learn about what Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas can do for you.

Southeast Texas Works podcast

Southeast Texas Works!

Southeast Texas Works! podcasts are strategically designed to share information and views of business leaders, elected officials, professional educators, workforce board members, and others, on local issues, concerns and successes.

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Skilled Occupational Training

If you’re just joining the workforce or looking to make a career change, it’s encouraging to know that good-paying, high-demand local jobs are available now.

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Youth Pathways

Some people fall into a great job. For others, landing a good job, much less a great career, takes a little more effort. The good news is, there are a variety of paths you can take to find the future you’re looking for.

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Feeling Stuck? How to get started

Although there are a tremendous number of jobs available right now, you may feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of choices available…

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Pro Tips to Rev up your Résumé

As you begin your employment search, one of the most important tools you will need is a résumé – that summary of…


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