Employment while you attend school and after you graduate is another way to get started on your chosen career path.
Talk to your high school counselor about getting credit through work experience programs.
Employment Development Department http://www.edd.ca.gov/Jobs_and_Training/Find_a_Job.htm provides links and resources to aid in your job search
Nevada County One-stop Business & Career Center http://www.nevadacountyonestop.org/ Training and services for those seeking employment in Nevada County.
Apprenticeships Northern California Construction Training article Building Houses offers students construction experience
Employer Web Sites – Check local employer web sites
Sierra College Career Connections offers Sierra College students assistance in career planning, finding employment and internships. There are free interest assessments, resume writing tips and many other valuable resources available to online. http://www.sierracollege.edu/StudentServices/careerConn/center.html
Values/Skills/Interest/Personality Assessment Match who you are with possible majors and careers. There are descriptions of available assessments and more information on how to complete these important self-discovery activities.
Career Exploration Career Connections offers a variety of ways for you to research careers and industries. Written and online information about careers, industries, job search and educational preparation is available. There are ideas and information about career exploration, including a list of and links to a variety of helpful resources regarding careers.
Workshops Small, interactive meetings exploring a number of career topics including resumes, interviewing, industry-related presentations and more. For dates and details, see the listing and calendar of this semester’s workshops.
Career Counseling Sierra College counselors and staff are eager to help students. A variety of career exploration courses, as well as individual career counseling appointments, are available. Here are Career Connection’s hours and contacts. You can also explore this semester’s schedule of courses.
Career Courses Sierra College offers courses designed to help you define, explore and gather information about careers while receiving academic credit! Read the descriptions and schedules for these in-depth exploration opportunities.
Job Search Looking for a job? Students can register for the Sierra College free on-line job posting service, Sierra Job Link. Sierra College also offers workshops and written and on-line resources to help you find, apply for, interview and obtain the job you want.