Explore Careers

Assess Yourself

Complete a career interest and skills assessment:

Set Goals

Do a “reality check” of the kind of lifestyle you want and what it will take to achieve it.

Research Careers

Learn which occupations are projected to increase. Know what skills and education are required. Find what training and education are in your area through Career One Stop.

Plan your Edtion

Explore Educational Options

From an apprenticeship to four-year or community college, you have lots of choices when it comes to higher education. What’s next after high school? Even if you’re unsure what path to take after graduation, when it comes to higher education, you have lots of choices.

Prepare for College/Career

Taking the right courses while in high school is key.

Enrich Yourself

Participate in an after school program, internship or job shadow.

  • GetSet
    This after school enrichment program is for high school girls interested in careers in math, science, technology and engineering. More information is available at your high school career center.
  • Junior Achievement
    Working to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. Junior Achivement of Northern California.
  • Internships
    An internship involves students working in their expected career filed, either during the school year or over the summer. An internship may be paid or unpaid. Learning by doing and being exposed to professionals working in the field provides valuable experience, a professional reference and may lead to a future position.
  • Job Shadows
    Job shadowing can give you a real life look at careers. Contact your high school Career Center.

Find a Job

Check the job board at your high school.