A high school diploma is no longer enough to ensure success for our students in the working world. There are a variety of programs available to prepare/train students for specific careers that pay a living wage.
We have created a PowerPoint presentation that lists all apprenticeship programs, community college occupational programs, and vocational and technical schools in northern California. We've also included programs available through California Conservation Corps and Job Corps.
CareerOneStop: A source for employment information and inspiration. Includes tools to help students/job seekers. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
ONET OnLine: O*NET stands for "Occupational Information Network" - a database that is designed to help employers, workers, and students make informed decisions about educating, training, career choices, and work.
The California Career Zone: This website provides assessment tools such as interest and work importance profilers; occupational information; and a "Reality Check" that allows you to determine the cost of living in a given area depending upon your lifestyle.
JOB SEARCH WEBSITES
Mendocino Works Employment Resource Office: Provides trained, workforce professionals to help you find an appropriate job. There are free interest and aptitude tests, help with resumes and interviews, data bases with open jobs including local, state and national, and much more.