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Welcome to Buffalo Employment Training Center.
Job Search Assistance at BETC
  • Resume development, job hunting and interview assistance
  • Access to full service job search center
  • Free clerical services, postage, phone bank and faxing
  • Use of computers and the Internet
  • Job listings and referral services
  • On-the-job training
  • Networking assistance; connecting with employment agencies
  • New York State Job Bank
  • Career counseling, stress counseling and support

Getting a job at the BETC

Job Search and Placement Services for job seekers are designed to help area residents find gainful work. Maybe you recently lost your job or maybe you've been out of work for a while. Not only will we help you get the job you need - we'll help you prepare to get the job you want.

Whatever your job skills, career goals, talents or special interests, we make it easy for you to look for and find a job. Best of all, our services cost you absolutely nothing. All our services are FREE.

Services provided at the BETC

On any given day, job seekers can be found poring through the abundant resources of the BETC career Resource Center to learn more about various careers and job opportunities. The BETC provides a variety of other services to make your job search easier.

Resources include computer availability with Internet access, America's Job Bank, New York State Job Services, and Choices CT, a computer based skills and career inventory system.

We also offer access to copier and fax machines and a telephone bank to place job related phone calls. At the Career Resource Center you'll find staff there to assist you with resume and cover letter writing. You will also meet local employers who are currently hiring, as they visit our Career Center on a regular basis.

The BETC houses a variety of career related information which you'll find useful during your job search such as news publications, local and national labor market information, and information about training programs and schools.

Our formula for success is working

BETC provides a wide range of counseling, training, support and placement services for job seekers. In addition, we work with hundreds of area companies to help them hire and train dependable employees.

At the BETC, we'll review your work experience and education to determine how you can best develop your talents and market your skills. If you have no work experience or special skills, we'll provide you with the training you need to compete effectively in the workplace. For more information on training, see the Education & Training section.

We'll also help you identify other capabilities or interests in the fields you may have never considered before. And we'll give you the resources and support you need to successfully pursue your career aspirations. For more information on Career Counseling, see the Career Planning page.

Finally we'll identify and match you with the companies who are looking for qualified candidates with the skills and expertise you now possess.

Every advantage to land a lucrative job

Take advantage of materials and help from our Career Resource Center. Get unlimited copies of your resume, typing assistance, free use of computers, phones and the Internet, free postage, plus access to business directories and other support services

Learn to be a successful job seeker

Our small-group sized workshops will provide you information on how to write a resume, how to write a great cover letter, and how to make a great first impression on an interview. Check the calendar of events for information on dates and times.

America's Job Exchange

Career OneStop

Career Builder

NYS Dept. of Labor

City of Buffalo Civil Service

Erie County Civil Service



Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Workforce Development Consortium | Workforce Investment Board
Buffalo Employment & Training Center
Erie Community College One Stop Center
NYS Department of Labor Services Office

City of Buffalo

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Labor
Buffalo & Erie County
Workforce Development Consortium, Inc.

Erie County Works

Byron W. Brown

County Executive:
Mark C. Poloncarz