Career Planning

On the Web
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.

Youth Rules

Understand what hours you can work as a teen, what jobs you can do, and how to prevent workplace injuries.

California Careers

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.

How To Create A Resume From Scratch

A beginner’s guide to how to craft a resume that will catch a hiring manager’s eyes.

Youth Hood

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

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.

Around the Bay
CivicCorps Schools

Academic programs, job experience, and support for 18 to 24 year olds without a high school diploma.

Youth Uprising

Career and education support, job readiness, and placement.

Treasure Island Job Corps

Ages 16-24. Paid academic & job training.

High School Linked Learning

A career pathway is a career-themed program available at a high school. Oakland Unified School District has 19 high schools and each high school offers an exciting variety of pathways. Whether a student's interest lies in media and design or bio tech and computer engineering, there is a pathway that focuses on those interests.