Welcome to NOVA!

Your full-service connection to job-search assistance, business services, and labor market information.

Come visit a NOVA Job Center and find out what we can do for you.
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Holiday Closure

NOVA Job Center will be closed Monday, May 29. Offices will re-open Tuesday morning at 8 a.m.

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Interview Session: May 31

Adecco General Staffing will hold an interview session at the NOVA Job Center in Sunnyvale on Wednesday, May 31, at 11 a.m.

Open to all NOVA Job Center customers on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration opens at 10:30 a.m. the day of the event.
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Mature Worker Job-Coaching Program

Are you 50+ years old and a resident of Santa Clara County? Additional job-seeker services are available to you through the Mature Worker Job-Coaching Program. Interested? Click the button below to learn more.
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Easy Process for Career Advising Appointments

The process for making Career Advising appointments at NOVA is only a button away. Click below to access NOVA career advisors in 3 ways.
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MyPlan

Are you looking for tips, strategies, and information to assist you with your job-search activities? Take a look at NOVA's newest job-search resource, which has been designed to complement NOVA's existing workshops and career-advising services
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NOVA Job Center

Do you need a job? Want a career change? Need to upgrade your skills? The NOVA Job Center offers a full spectrum of employment and career services.
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ProMatch

"Besides providing me a platform to hone my public speaking skills in front of a large audience, ProMatch presented me with networking opportunities. The material covered in all their classes/workshops was top-notch, and I don't know of any place else that does such a terrific job!"     
Kajal Sarkar, former ProMatch member
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Green-Light.tech

In partnership with Project Silicon Valley, NOVA has launched Green-Light.tech, a website dedicated to connecting the advanced transportation industry to its future workforce.

Click below to learn more.

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What We Do

We enable job seekers to transition back into the workforce by providing new skills, new connections, new information, and new opportunities. 

Who We Are

NOVA is a nonprofit, federally funded employment and training agency that provides customer-focused workforce-development services. We work closely with local businesses, educators, and job seekers to ensure that our programs provide opportunities that build the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to address the workforce needs of Silicon Valley.

NOVA is directed by the NOVA Workforce Board, which works on behalf of an eight-jurisdiction consortium composed of San Mateo County and the northern Santa Clara County cities of Cupertino, Los Altos, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, and Sunnyvale. NOVA is administered by the City of Sunnyvale.