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SCORE is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people start a business.

SCORE counselors are business professionals that are ready to advise you on your path to success.

You can create a free account and register online (email and phone number required).

JSBC Survey

Jobs and Small Business Survey

Have you found a job or started a business using the Jobs and Small Business Center? Do you have suggestions to improve our services? We want to hear about it! Take a moment to complete our survey.

Jobs and Small Business Center Information

Jobs and Small Business Center

The Jobs and Small Business Center on the 5th floor of the Central Library is dedicated to helping our patrons as they search for a job or perform library database business research.  Our online resources are available 24/7 with your San Antonio Public Library card. 

Please be aware that Central Library is currently under construction above the first floor. If you need assistance with a resume during your session, please bring a friend to help in our Connect area.  For more information, please see this link:

Please check our homepage for updates.  You can also reach our JSBC Reference Team with remote help by clicking on Ask-A-Librarian or it's Virtual Chat on M-F 10-6 PM.

We wish you well - and have provided a new LibGuide to help customers with Unemployment during this challenging time.  We are here for you.

Local Agencies

Workforce Development Office

The City of San Antonio provides 4 programs with it's partners: SA: Ready to Work, Train for Jobs SA, AlamoPROMISE, and Project Quest.  These 4 programs provide excellent educational and workforce training opportunities for you.  Learn about the programs at each link on this main page.

Job Websites

Did you know that only a tiny fraction of jobs are listed in the paper?  Use these helpful sites to expand your job search into the online world.

How to Write A Resume

Food Handler Training

Need to take the Food Handler Training?

If your employer has requested you take the training at a specific website,

please let library staff know so that we can help you get to the website.

We can also help you with questions about printing and printing costs.

Opportunities for Youth

Temporary Job Opportunities- COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has led to several local temporary job opportunities for you to consider.Please follow the links below for more information.

Job Hunting Video

This helpful video from Better Business Learning covers researching your desired business to improve your chances, tips on updating your online profile, preparing for an job interview using the STAR method, and the interview itself.  If you don't have headphones, you can always click on the cc for the closed caption version of the video on Youtube.  

Meet Your Local Employers