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Over 300 online practice tests, including the SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Postal Worker, and many others. Login with your library card and PIN.
|California Career Zone||
Explore more the 900 careers, assess your skills and plan ahead!
|Who Do U Want 2 B?||
Info on California high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance.
|OneStop Student and Career Advisors||
Explore career and education options, assess your interests and work on resumes.
|Youth @ Work||
Learn about your rights and responsibilities as an employee. From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Understand what hours you can work as a teen, what jobs you can do, and how to prevent workplace injuries.
Career resources for students, counselors, parents, teachers in California.
|My First Pay Check||
Job-posting site that provides job advice and job resources including an interactive resume builder.
Resume and cover letter examples especially for students.
|The Realities of Military Service||
Information, pro and con, for potential recruits.
Plan for life after high school! Youth Hood provides information, links, and interactive activities for youth to develop goals and plan for the future. Includes more than 120 activities, space for private journaling and tools to create a Life Map.
Roadtrip Nation empowers students to map their interests to future pathways in life. Students explore their communities and speak with local leaders to learn the steps they took to get where they are today. Watch the Road Trip Nation documentary series on public television and then explore the student community and Interview Archive online. Start your roadtrip now.
Academic programs, job experience, and support for 18 to 24 year olds without a high school diploma.
Career and education support, job readiness, and placement.
|Treasure Island Job Corps||
Ages 16-24. Paid academic & job training.
|InterCity Services, Inc.||
Sliding scale GED preparation, vocational training and job placement.
|Bay Area Multicultural Media Academy||
A free two-week residential program to develop journalism skills and careers for Bay Area high school students.