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For a complete list of the Ridgewood Library's Databases click here.


-   Job & Internship Postings

-   Job Application Guidance

-   Technical & Educational Training

-   Popular Software Tutorials

-   Resume & Cover Letter Templates

-   Interview Skills

-   Microsoft Word & Internet Training


College Search


A website partnered with HigherEducation.com to provide students with direct connections to schools and programs suiting their educational goals. The site includes free college planning, financial aid, and career resources to help all students get the most from their education and prepare for the world after college.

Online Associate Degrees - https://www.bestcolleges.com/features/online-associate-degree/

Online Bachelor's Degrees - https://www.bestcolleges.com/features/online-bachelors-degree/

Online Master's Degrees -  https://www.bestcolleges.com/features/online-masters-degree/

Online Doctorate Degrees - https://www.bestcolleges.com/features/online-doctorate-degree/

Accredited Online Colleges - https://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/


SCORE Mentoring/Computer Classes

SCORE Northeast NJ's mentors will customize one-on-one confidential mentoring to meet your business needs. This free business mentoring for planning, testing ideas and social media strategies is open to Ridgewood adult residents only; registration is required. Weekdays, 9:30am-3:00 pm, Private Business Center, 1st Floor

To register for a 60-minute, one-to-one session:

  • Visit https://northeastnj.score.org/

  • Click "Request a Meeting"

  • Fill out the form

    • Under type of client, select "Meet Face to Face"

  • OR "Find a Mentor" if you'd like to match with someone specific


Registration is necessary for computer classes, please click here to register  or call 201-670-5600 x 130.

Please visit the Tech Training webpage for details on classes, registration, fees and seasonal brochures.  

Job Websites


Job Postings

 Career Builder - Online job board and classified ads for 140 local & national newspapers

Craigslist - Job postings for north Jersey and worldwide

Indeed - Worldwide job search engine

Nj.com Jobs - Local NJ careers

New Jersey Civil Service Job Announcements

Ridgewood Patch - Ridgewood/Glen Rock job postings/classifieds

Senior Job Bank - Committed to connecting employers to the over-50 workforce

Simply Hired - Search jobs from company sites, job boards and the web

USA Jobs - The Federal Government's official job board

Resume & Cover Letters

Career Lab - Resume and cover letter samples.

Hloom - Free resume templates and samples.

The Muse- An article on tips to writing a stellar cover letter.

eResumes - Resume samples.


Affordable Online Colleges Directory

Career Connections - NJ Gov career resource for new seekers, career changers, and more

Career One Stop - US Department of Labor career resources

Individuals with Disabilities- US Department of Labor Disabilities services

NJ Civil Service Commission

Occupational Outlook Handbook - From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Skills Search - Job skill assessment.

Starting a Business- NJ business portal

USA. Gov - US Government publications on employment topics, such as federal jobs and unemployment information

Veterans - Job information for veterans

Local Career Centers

Passaic County One-Stop Career Center:                                   200 Memorial Drive
                                                                                                           Paterson, NJ, 07505
                                                                                                           Tel: 973-340-3400


Bergen Career One Stop Center:                                                 60 State Street 

                                                                                                           Hackensack, NJ  07601-5427

                                                                                                           T: 201-329-9600 x5640

                                                                                                           E: paula.wills@dol.state.nj.us



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