Career Resources

 
Job Opportunities
 
Current list of VTA opportunities: All interested applicants can apply directly through the VTA website: https://www.vta.org/about/careers
 
 
 
Career Technical Education Resources
 
Brochure that summarizes all available CTE programs at Foothill College, with links to further information and details on expected median salaries in the Bay Area.
 
Auto Industry programs in the Bay Area. Enjoy exploring the programs, careers, and resources all in one place ready to prepare students for the NextGen of electric autos.
 
 
 
Work Resources
 
 
20 jobs you can get with a high school diploma
 
http://www.workreadiness.com/images/WRCprofile.pdfWhat new workers in entry-level jobs need to be able to do
The California Conservation corps program provides young men and women 18 – 25 years old a year of paid service to the State of California. During their year of service, Corpsmembers work on environmental projects and respond to natural and man-made disasters. Through this work, they gain skills and experience that lead to meaningful careers.
 
Job Corps is the largest FREE residential education and job training program for young adults ages 16-24. They connect young adults with the skills and education they need to get the career they want.
 
Americorps offers a variety of service opportunities, from the classroom to the outdoors, and everything in between. No matter what you're passionate about, where you're from, or why you choose to serve, AmeriCorps is your chance to be the greater good. AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more.
 
City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools all day, every day, preparing students with the social, emotional and academic skills and mindsets to succeed in school and life.
 
San Jose, CA Job Center
 
Apprenticeship programs in Santa Clara County, CA
Examples:
http://www.ctcnc.org/  (carpenters)
 
Campbell Adult Education Career Training
 
 
 
Gap Year Resources
 
https://gapyearassociation.org/data-benefits.phpThis is a not for profit accreditation program for gap year organizations
 
 

Military Resources

https://www.military.com/join-armed-forces
https://www.asvabprogram.com/There are many ways to be successful.To figure out where to find career satisfaction, you need all the facts about your skills and interests, the world of work, and your post-secondary options to make informed decisions.The ASVAB Career Exploration Program includes a validated aptitude test and interest assessment. The results are used to guide career exploration using our career planning tools.

ROTC Programshttps://www.todaysmilitary.com/education-training/rotc-programsThe Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program offered at more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military.
In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, participants, or cadets, commit to serve in the Military after graduation. Each Service branch has its own take on ROTC.
 
 
 
Additional Resources
 
Students with IEPs and 504s are encouraged to check these resources:
https://www.dor.ca.gov/Home/StudentServices  and especially the following Vocational Rehabilitation resources:https://dor.ca.gov/Home/JobSeekerConsumer