USEFUL SITES:This is a new and improved Career Cruising site for the Auburn School District. Information on how the students are to login can be found on the right-hand side of the page.
Washington Career Bridge is a one-stop, search-able database of education and training programs throughout Washington state.
Students, career counselors, job seekers and others use Career Bridge to discover:
- Average earnings and employment outlook for each career choice.
- Hot jobs for the future.
- What education and training is required to get those jobs.
Paid community-service internships for minimum wage.
Youth at Work
Youth Job Resources, Explore Careers, Local Youth Employment Partners including Seattle Youth Employment Program, YouthSource in Renton, YMCA, YouthCare and Job Corps.
Site for students to seek work, find updated labor market information, resume assistance, cover letter writing, post their resume to this site for employers to look at and also view a calendar of workshops offered at the WORK SOURCE WA link, as well as any other WorkSource location.
NEW: AmeriCorps Programs for Graduating Seniors - Accepting Applications Now
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is accepting applications and we want get the word out about the opportunities for your students. We are looking for individuals that have a passion for service, want to make a difference and get the experience of a lifetime. We are looking for men and women ages 18-24 (or will be 18 by the start of the program) who are enthusiastic and hard-working to join our team as corps members. AmeriCorps NCCC is a Federal Government program and costs nothing to participants. During their service, members are provided housing, transportation food, uniforms, and the equipment that they will need to be successful in the field. They will receive a modest bi-weekly stipend for personal expenses and if they successfully complete the program, they are awarded a $5,920 Education Award. This award can be used for future tuition costs or to pay back student loans.
The AmeriCorps NCCC-FEMA Corps is a similar program. FEMA Corps is for young adults who want to gain professional skills in emergency management while serving with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) staff on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery efforts. Like traditional AmeriCorps NCCC, it is a 10 month, full-time, team-based residential service program. Furthermore, graduates of AmeriCorps NCCC-FEMA Corps receive preferential hiring status for over 300 Employers of National Service which includes organizations such as Disney, Comcast, American Red Cross, United Way, Arizona State University, and the National Park Service.
Come to the Career Center for more information.
Teens in the workplace
The minimum age for minors to work is 14, except under special conditions. Find out what employers, parents, teens and schools need to know for teens to work in non-agricultural jobs, including in their family's business.
- Find occupational information matching Career Pathways
- Learn about education and training options
- Figure out what careers match your interests and values
This website allows you to type in a career search and it gives a detailed description of what someone in that occupation would do.
AmeriCorps is your chance to put your ideals into action while learning new skills, making new connections, and earning money to pay for college. It's also a great way for students to explore options other than going straight to work or to college. It's a small step into the real world, but gives you hands on experience with working in communities. > Learn more