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On the Web

Thousands of part-time and hourly jobs across the country for teens and high school students.

Groove Job

Search for part-time jobs, student jobs, and teen jobs.


Info on full or part-time jobs, internships, apprenticeships, and more. Login required; choose "Basic" for free listings.


Jobs, careers, and volunteering in the outdoors.

Job Star Central

List of local job programs and opportunities.

Summer Jobs

Seasonal jobs in California by county.


Earn money to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back your college debt.

U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeships

Ages 16 & up. Paid apprenticeships, education, college credit. (415) 625-2230


A job search engine that maps the huge selection of job offerings available on the internet in one extensive database. Search by location for local jobs. is a free web-based job board with access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations. Includes internships for high school and college students. Services for Youth

Information on numerous training programs, work experience, leadership development and occupational skills building available to youth 14-21.

Hire Teen

Information for 12-19 years old about companies that can hire teenagers by category, age, and state.

Around the Bay
Project J.O.Y. - East Oakland Youth Development Center

Ages 16 & up. Job readiness & placement. Orientation every Wed. at 3:30pm. 8200 International Blvd., Oakland, (510) 569-8088.

Treasure Island Job Corps

Ages 16-24. Paid academic & job training. (415) 277-2400.

Berkeley Youth Alternatives

Ages 16-21. Residents of Berkeley, Emeryville, Albany, or Alameda. Some spots for Oakland & Richmond residents.

1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, (510) 647-0708.

JUMA Ventures

A youth program designed to help you get job experience and get into college. Part-time jobs at Candlestick Park, Oracle Arena, and more. Applications due in March and August. (510) 444-6744.

Scotlan Youth and Family Center

Oakland Youth First Program. Ages 16-24. Summer job placement and computer skills.

1143 10th St., (510) 832-2088

Alameda County Health Pipeline Partnership

Healthcare and EMT job training for youth.

1000 San Leandro Blvd., Suite 200  (510) 618-2043.

East Bay Regional Park District

Paid internships and job opportunities for youth.

Various locations. (510) 544-2154

Year Up Bay Area

Age 18-24. One-year job training and placement program for technology and business jobs.

80 Sutter St., San Francisco  (415) 512-7588

Oakland Private Industry Council

Age 18-24. Job coaching and placement.

1212 Broadway, Suite 200  (510) 768-4446.

Kaiser Permanente Launch Program

Paid 8-week internships for youth age 16-19. Applications must be submitted in-person at your local Kaiser Permanente facility.  Applications are released in February each year.

OUSD College and Career Readiness

Get help with work permits and paid internship opportunities. Contact Colleen Piper, Career Readiness Coordinator at (510) 238-8607x105.

Spanish Speaking Citizens Foundation - Highway to Work

Job counseling and support for Alameda County youth age 14-19 who are in foster care, on probation or receiving Cal Works.

1470 Fruitvale Avenue, (510) 261-7839.

The Unity Council

A Youth Employment Program for youth facing barriers to employment. Includes training, resources, and internships. Youth (age 14-20) receive a stipend or payment while enrolled in the program. Enrollment and eligibility requirements vary throughout the year.

1900 Fruitvale Ave, Suite 2A, (510) 535-7179.

Youth Uprising

Career and education support, job readiness, and placement.

8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, (510) 777-9909.

Lao Family Community Development

Year-round employment programs, financial education, and family support.

1551 23rd Ave. Oakland, (510) 533-8850

Youth Employment Partnership

Afterschool and summer jobs for youth, job training,  leadership development, communication skills, financial literacy, and conflict resolution training.

2300 International Blvd. Oakland, (510) 533-3447

OHA Family and Community Partnerships

Summer jobs and year-round employment and educational services for students living in Oakland Housing. Call for information: (510) 587-5115

935 Union St. (West Oakland office)
1325 65th Ave. (East Oakland office)


Ready, Set, Connect

Hiring begins again in August. A program of Oakland Public Library and Community Technology Network. Do you have a passion for technology and an interest in discovering careers in web design, graphic design, online marketing, and social media? Earn a monthly stipend in the 8-month professional development program designed to help Oakland youth between 16 and 24 years old discover the professional skills necessary for technology-focused careers.


Civicorps helps the East Bay’s highest risk young adults, age 18-26, embark on family sustaining careers. Help getting a high school diploma, job skills/placement and college/career readiness.

101 Myrtle St., (510) 992-7800

Game Theory Academy / WOW Farm

Meaningful green jobs for Oakland youth. Summer and year-round opportunities. Paid internships in urban farming and entrepreneurship, for high school students.

Send questions to outreach coordinator at

Oakland Has Jobs

Check here to find up to date help wanted signs all over Oakland. If you see a help wanted sign, take a picture and send it to or send a direct message to us on Instagram or post and hashtag #oaklandhasjobs.


Localwise is a community job board featuring part-time jobs at local businesses. They connect local students and community members with local jobs.

Highway to Work (SASYEP)

Supports youth and young adults ages 14-19 who are engaged with the juvenile justice and social service systems (i.e. probation, foster care, CalWorks, Cal Learn) to pursue their education and gain meaningful work experience. 

Earn & Learn East Bay

For Oakland residents between the ages of 16 and 24. An expansion of the Mayor's summer jobs program. 

Phat Beets Fresh Fellows

Eight week course in the spring, summer and fall integrating exercise, gardening activities, cooking, nutrition, and food justice workshops.