Career Services

Your next Career starts here!

Your first step is Register with the SC Works Centers.

Jump Start Your Job Search –
Resources for Job Seekers

Stop by an SC Works Center to use our computer lab to look for work. We have a scanner, fax machine, printers, and knowledgeable staff to help with your job search.

One-on-One Job Search Assistance

SC Works Centers offer one-on-one assistance through our partners. Our services are available to all job seekers.

What we offer:

  • Career planning and counseling services
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Job searching tips and techniques
  • Mock interviews
  • Professional development workshops
  • Job fairs and hiring events
  • General information about job openings
  • Training opportunities and scholarship funding
  • General information about emergency assistance
  • Career interests and skills

Counselors are available to assist you with your next steps.

Unemployment Insurance Information

Quick Resources:

How to get started filing for Unemployment Insurance in South Carolina

How do I apply for benefits?

The Unemployment Insurance process is completed through a self-service online portal that can be conducted on any computer with internet connection.

You must first file a claim for state unemployment benefits by visiting and clicking on the “MyBenefits Login” located at the top right corner of the home page.

  • If you have previously filed for unemployment benefits and remember your credentials, login with your username and password.
  • If you have previously filed for unemployment benefits and do not remember your credentials, click “forgot username/password” link.
  • If this is your first time filing for unemployment benefits, click the “I am new here. I need to register now” link.

Step-by-Step Resources for the Individual Claims Process

Printable Tutorial – How to create an email address

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