Established in 1993, in the centre of the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, with the support of the Ministry of Labour and Professional Training, the Cité des Métiers is a space for advice and resource materials, jointly run by partners specialising in career advice, training, employment, appraisal and creation of activities, who pool their resources to provide the best career advice, integration and professional development for individuals. Currently, there are 30 similar places which have obtained the "Cité des métiers" label in 9 countries: France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Canada, Chile, Mauritius and Belgium.