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Work permits are available in the front office.  

Students can only work limited hours.
See schedule below:

14-15 years old: On a school day, max 3 hours
14-15 years old: Non-school day max 8 hours.
14-15 years old: Maximum weekly 18 hours


16-17 years old: On a school day, max 4 hours
16-17 years old: Non-school day max 8 hours
16-17 years old: Maximum weekly 48 hours


Career Opportunities

Career Research

Career Voyages - Interactive site that is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to provide information on in-demand occupations along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs.

Job Search Tips - Helpful tips and Ideas


Youth Employment Services (YES) of Harbor Area, Inc.
YES teaches youth ages 14-22, the job and life skills needed to secure and maintain meaningful entry level employment, and to develop programs that increase their employability, career choices and quality of life. YES provides youth with job referrals to local employers, provides application and resume assistance, daily access to Employment Counselors, access to Computer Lab with Internet Access, and employment skills workshops. (949) 642-0474. 

OC Youth Center
The OC Youth Center offers young people the opportunity to develop career interests, receive academic support, gain valuable work experience, and achieve their career/education goals.  Their services are available to eligible youth, 16-21. (562) 383-4227.

Orange County Conservation Corps
OCCC enables at-risk young adults to earn, learn and serve. They earn a living through paid work experience while they learn job skills, develop a work ethic, further their education and serve their community by completing work projects that benefit the residents and visitors to Orange County. (714) 956-6222.

Student Jobs.Gov
Online listing of federal government jobs for students across the U.S. (no registration required). Also features an online resume builder. Has information on the employment process, federal hiring, and assessing career interests.

Website that matches teens who want to work to job opportunities nationwide, and provides information on getting and keeping a good job (requires registration, free).
Online listing of "summer jobs and seasonal staff positions with camps, resorts, national parks, hotels, environmental organizations and more." Also features articles and advice on looking for jobs (requires registration, free).

Online listing of seasonal and summer jobs "in some of the greatest places on Earth" (no registration required).

Institute for Experiential Learning (IEL)
Organization that sponsors internships in Washington, DC for highly motivated high school students.