Professional Development

The Visit Austin Foundation serves as a resource for the hospitality, music and tourism community in the greater Austin area. One of our primary objectives is to support workforce development in the tourism and hospitality sector by providing academic scholarships, career and professional development scholarships, education and job training opportunities and various hospitality industry learning platforms.  

Austin Job Opportunities

Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin is still hiring. If you are a worker whose employment has been disrupted by economic changes caused by COVID-19 concerns, check out openings from Austin Chamber of Commerce member companies. 

Full-time, part-time, temporary, side hustles and everything in between. Explore Do512's guide to current Austin Job Opportunities.

Job Training and Support Services

City of Austin Workforce Development
Connecting Austin area residents with training opportunities, job search help, resume assistance, interview skills, earning a GED and more.

Dress for Success
Would you like help with your job search or interview preparation? Dress For Success Austin offers career coaching and image consulting via phone, email or video call.

Get Shift Done
Get Shift Done Austin provides workers, who have been left jobless or underemployed by the Coronavirus pandemic, wages of $15 an hour to work shifts at local non-profit food pantries.

Goodwill Central Texas Education & Job Training
Goodwill and Indeed have teamed up to bring resources to people affected by COVID-19, a connection to the Indeed Community and access to jobs. Career and support services are now available on-site at the Goodwill Community Center (including Computer Lab use) and the Workforce Advancement section of the Goodwill Resource Center by appointment only.

Texas Workforce Commission
For job seekers, Texas Workforce Commission offers career development information, job-search resources, training programs and, as appropriate, unemployment benefits. While targeted populations receive intensive assistance to overcome barriers to employment, all Texans can benefit from the services offered by the partners of Texas Workforce Solutions.

Workforce Solutions Capital Area
WFS Capital Area is a great source for job search assistance and employment-related services in Travis County. Named as the “Best Place to Look for a Job” by The Austin Chronicle, their Career Centers can help you find a job, build your resume, prepare for interviews, earn a GED and gain occupational skills.