Home 9 Career Search and Planning

Career Search and Planning

Today’s job market can be extremely challenging. What kind of skills do employers want? What does it take to have a great career? What are the right classes and programs to take? You don’t have to figure out everything on your own. Coastline ROP courses are integrated with academics in rigorous and relevant curriculum. By taking CTE courses in high school, students develop career-relevant and real-world 21st Century skills. 

Career Specialists

An ROP Career Specialist is located at most of the high schools served by Coastline ROP. High school students are encouraged to visit their school’s career center and discuss college and career plans with the ROP Career Specialist or their school counselor. Career Pathway information, ROP Schedule of Classes, career exploration, and information relating to the job market and job placement are available from your ROP Career Specialist.

See our list of Career Specialists

Career Search, Planning & Exploration

American Dental Association
Interested in learning about a career in the dental industry? Learn here! Click on a fact sheet, scroll to the bottom of the information and view a short video.

Bridges Transitions
Help students explore career and education options, then track their progress as they create successful plans.

California Career Briefs
For California Community College Faculty & Career Professionals.  

California CareerZone
Start with a self-assessment to get to know yourself better. Knowing yourself better can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.

Job listings in the state of California.

Career Builder
The Internet’s largest job search employment site. Search in complete confidentiality and let a Personal Search Agent find jobs for you.

Career One Stop
Employment information and job listings.

College Board
What do you want to be? What college major will get you there? To start exploring careers, pick a general career category from the list to begin.

Government Job Information
Learn how and where to search for employment.

Provides job searches by location, category and keyword, and offers advice on resumes and researching companies.

Orange County Department of Education (OCDE)
Provides listings of job opportunities in OCDE.

Salary Comparisons
Compares salaries for the same job in various areas of the United States. Also calculates cost of living comparisons..

Social Service Jobs
Lists current job openings in the field of social service.

Universe Jobs
Every location. Every occupation. One destination.

Vital Link
Provides information related to career exploration, job shadowing opportunities and job listings in OC.

Community Colleges in Orange County

Coast Community College District
Providing quality lower-division and occupational education to ensure that students from all ages and from all socio-economic backgrounds have the opportunity to achieve their postsecondary educational goals.

North Orange County Community College District
The mission of the North Orange County Community College District is to provide a comprehensive program of educational opportunities and services that reflect our focus on access, academic excellence, student success, and lifelong learning.

South Orange County Community College District
The South Orange County Community College District provides students and the community with accessible and effective learning, cultural and social experiences for successful living and responsible citizenship.

Starting Your Own Business

California Business Portal
Resources and regulations related to licensing and permitting for starting a personal business or corporation.

Entrepreneur Magazine
Provides articles and research related business ownership and development.

U.S. Small Business Administration
Business laws and regulations, loan and training information.

Resume Writing / Interviewing

Writing Lab for Resumes
Purdue University has developed a step-by-step guide for developing your resume.

Monster.com’s Resume Guide
Includes sample resumes, cover letters and resume makeovers.

Browse and Register for HS Classes

Translate »