All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day. On Tuesday, May 31, Main Library and Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open; all other locations will be closed for Memorial Day.
The West Oakland branch will be closed temporarily while new carpeting is installed, from Saturday, May 28 to Friday, June 3.
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|Job Star Central||
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|U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeships||
Ages 16 & up. Paid apprenticeships, education, college credit. (415) 625-2230
A job search engine that maps the huge selection of job offerings available on the internet in one extensive database. Search by location for local jobs.
USAJOBS.gov is a free web-based job board with access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations. Includes internships for high school and college students.
|EDD.gov Services for Youth||
Information on numerous training programs, work experience, leadership development and occupational skills building available to youth 14-21.
|Mayor's SUMMER JOBS Program||
HIRING NOW! The Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program (MSJP) provides a wide range of positive experiences for Oakland youth during the summer months. New and exciting work opportunities annually. Visit the website for updated information, or apply directly through partner agencies: Youth Uprising, Oakland Youth First/Scotlan Youth Center, Youth Employment Partnership, Lao Family Community Development, and Civicorps.
|East Bay Works - Youth Employment Opportunity Program||
Free resources including workshops, job listings, Internet computers & fax.
Oakland Career Center, 1212 Broadway Suite 100, (510) 622-4333
Hayward Career Center, 24100 Amador Street, 3rd Floor, Hayward, (510) 259-3500 - Ask for Youth Employment Specialist
|Project J.O.Y. - East Oakland Youth Development Center||
Ages 16 & up. Job readiness & placement. Orientation every Wed. at 3:30pm. 8200 International Blvd., Oakland, (510) 569-8088.
|Treasure Island Job Corps||
Ages 16-24. Paid academic & job training. (415) 277-2400.
|Berkeley Youth Alternatives||
Ages 16-21. Residents of Berkeley, Emeryville, Albany, or Alameda. Some spots for Oakland & Richmond residents.
1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, (510) 647-0708.
A youth program designed to help you get job experience and get into college. Part-time jobs at Candlestick Park, Oracle Arena, and more. Applications due in March and August. (510) 444-6744.
|Scotlan Youth and Family Center||
Oakland Youth First Program. Ages 16-24. Summer job placement and computer skills.
1651 Adeline Street, (510) 832-2088
|Alameda County Health Pipeline Partnership||
Healthcare and EMT job training for youth.
1000 San Leandro Blvd., Suite 200 (510) 618-2043.
|East Bay Regional Park District||
Paid internships and job opportunities for youth.
Various locations. (510) 544-2154
|Year Up Bay Area||
Age 18-24. One-year job training and placement program for technology and business jobs.
210 Spear Street, San Francisco (415) 512-7588
|Oakland Private Industry Council||
Age 18-24. Job coaching and placement.
1212 Broadway, Suite 200 (510) 768-4446.
|Kaiser Permanente Summer Youth Employment Program||
Paid 8-week internships for youth age 16-20. Applications must be submitted in-person at your local Kaiser Permanente facility. Please contact the local SYEP onsite coordinator for a program application and instructions. Applications are released in March each year.
|OUSD College and Career Readiness||
Get help with work permits and some paid internship opportunities. Contact Susan Benz, Career Readiness Coordinator at (510) 273-2360.
|Spanish Speaking Citizens Foundation - Highway to Work||
Job counseling and support for Alameda County youth age 14-19 who are in foster care, on probation or receiving Cal Works.
1470 Fruitvale Avenue, (510) 261-7839.
|The Unity Council||
A Youth Employment Program for youth facing barriers to employment. Includes training, resources, and internships. Youth (age 14-21) receive a stipend or payment while enrolled in the program. Enrollment and eligibility requirements vary throughout the year.
1900 Fruitvale Ave, Suite 2A, (510) 535-1856.
Career and education support, job readiness, and placement.
8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, (510) 777-9909.
|Lao Family Community Development||
Year-round employment programs, financial education, and family support.
2325 E. 12th St. Oakland, (510) 533-8850
|Youth Employment Partnership||
Afterschool and summer jobs for youth, job training, leadership development, communication skills, financial literacy, and conflict resolution training.
2300 International Blvd. Oakland, (510) 533-3447
|OHA Family and Community Partnerships||
Summer jobs and year-round employment and educational services for students living in Oakland Housing. Call for information: (510) 587-5115
935 Union St. (West Oakland office)
|Ready, Set, Connect||
Hiring begins again in August 2014. A program of Oakland Public Library and Community Technology Network. Do you have a passion for technology and an interest in discovering careers in web design, graphic design, online marketing, and social media? Earn a monthly stipend in the 8-month professional development program designed to help Oakland youth between 16 and 24 years old discover the professional skills necessary for technology-focused careers.
Civicorps helps the East Bay’s highest risk young adults, age 18-24, embark on family sustaining careers. Help getting a high school diploma, job skills/placement and college/career readiness.
101 Myrtle St., (510) 992-7800
Meaningful green jobs for Oakland youth. Summer and year-round opportunities. Paid internships in urban farming and entrepreneurship, for high school students.
Contact, Outreach Coordinator (510) 575-9482.
Click this link to download the application.
|Oakland Has Jobs||
Check here to find up to date help wanted signs all over Oakland. If you see a help wanted sign, take a picture and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a direct message to us on Instagram or post and hashtag #oaklandhasjobs.
Localwise is a community job board featuring part-time jobs at local businesses. They connect local students and community members with local jobs.
|PUEBLO Highway to Work (SASYEP)||
Summer and afterschool paid job training, placement, and academic support for youth ages 14-17 who are in foster care, probation, or CalWORKS.
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