Job and Career Exploration
This website has information, tools, and links to resources to help anyone age 16 to 24:
Learn about and locate training or education programs
Conduct a successful job search
The goal of this site is to help young adults overcome barriers and plan and achieve a path to career success.
Jobs Made Real is a website developed and owned by Chop's Teen Club, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Santa Rosa, California. Jobs Made Real is designed to aid teens in discovering their career path. The website features videos of people describing and engaged in doing their jobs.
"...Lime Connect is a global not for profit 501(c)(3) organization that's rebranding disability through achievement. We do that by attracting, preparing, and connecting high potential university students and professionals - including veterans - who happen to have all types of disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, and full time careers with our corporate partners - the world's leading corporations..."
"...Metropolitan Education District (MetroED) is a regional provider of Career Technical Education (CTE) and Adult Education. We are the largest career-oriented education organization in Santa Clara County for high school & adult students..."
My Next Move asks, "What do you want to do for a living?" On this website, you can search for careers with keywords, search by industry or take the O*NET Interest Profiler to help you decide what kinds of jobs you MIGHT want to explore!
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. A great source for information about employment and youth with disabilities!
San Diego Continuing Education commits to student success and community enrichment by providing accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse adult learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to college.
"...We are the leaders in providing current and relevant Career Technical Education programs that are meeting today’s job demands and careers of the future! Part of the California public school system, our programs are offered to high schools students as well as adults in the South Bay and surrounding communities."
"..To help students and their families make important decisions about investing time and money in a college education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, through Salary Surfer, is providing comparative information about the earnings of recent California community college graduates who received an award in a specific program of study."