I know things are tough out there, but I came across the WoodWeb site and found that there are listings for jobs across the nation.
Maybe some of these jobs will be close to an LJ member looking for employment or experience in a pro shop.
You can check it out here: http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/exchanges/jobs.cgi
Peace, Love, and Woodworking
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com