Jobs, Careers, Military, Resumé's, LinkedIn

Jobs & Careers

(under construction!)

Many students who graduate from high school directly enter the workforce instead of going to college.  Many careers exist that do not necessarily require a college degree: air traffic controllers, airline pilots, automotive, carpenter, construction, cosmetology, electricians, firefighters, HVAC, landscapers, linespeople (power lines), painters, pipefitters, plumbers, police officers, roofers, and more!

Apprenticeship programs & trade schools: * California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association
* California DIR/Department of Industrial Relations
trade school search engine

Interested in HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration)? The San José Pipe Trades Training Center offers free monthly information sessions, 4:00-5:30pm in San José! Register for the next one! Also, a
pplications must be submitted no later than 12/31/2022 to be scheduled for the February 2023 entrance exam. All applications received on 1/1/2023 and going forward will be saved for a future exam that will be held in 2024. The PTTC only holds entrance exams one time per year.  Applications can be submitted online via their website through the following link: Apply to our Apprenticeship | Pipe Trades Training Center (


Students, it's  a great idea to have a profile on LinkedIn, especially the older you are, towards senior and junior years.  LinkedIn allows you to create a personal, professional profile that can be used to help you network and raise your profile for jobs, internships, and research opportunities, during high school, college, and beyond!

Students can create their own LinkedIn account here.  


Interested in a career in the military?  Here's the place to begin your search!

United States Army

     * United States Army Military Academy/West Point

          - Summer Leadership Experience (apply by March 15)

United States Air Force

     * United States Air Force Academy/Colorado Springs

United States Coast Guard

United States Marines

     * Leatherneck Magazine

United States Merchant Marines (info sessions each day at 12:00 noon!)

Unites States Navy

     * United States Naval Academy/Annapolis


US military "Futures" magazine


ASVAB test: The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a heavily researched and well-respected aptitude test developed by the Department of Defense. It measures a young adult’s strengths and potential for success in military training. Here are some sample questions!


US National Guard

Job opportunities!  

(posted 11/8/2022) * Lunardi's Supermarket in Los Gatos is looking for a Courtesy Clerk.  Contact person is Steve and his phone number is (408) 358-1731.

* Mathnasium 
is a Math Learning Center for students in Grades 1– 12 to boost their math skills
year-round. Mathnasium of Campbell-Los Gatos is currently seeking Instructors/Tutors to join our
growing team. If you enjoy math, are passionate about teaching, and enjoy working in a fun
environment, this might be the opportunity for you!

We offer part-time jobs with flexible scheduling and ongoing training opportunities. We are
conveniently located in the Vasona Station Shopping Center, near the intersection of Hwy 85 and
Winchester Blvd. (across the street from Netflix HQ).
Required Qualifications:
 Strong math skills through middle school (Pre-Algebra)
 Available at least 2 days per week
 Excellent communication and multi-tasking skills
 Ability to clearly articulate and interact with students
 Energetic and confident personality

Preferred Qualifications:
 Ability to teach advanced middle school students in classes including Algebra 1 & Geometry
 Previous teaching experience or other experience working with students. We are open year-
round (including in summer), so this is an opportunity for regular but flexible part-time work

Center Hours: Monday to Friday (3 pm to 7 pm), Saturday (10 am to 1 pm)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

Interested? Please email us at [email protected] with a brief resume and cover
letter. In your cover letter, please include details about your math competency, experience
teaching or working with students, and availability. We look forward to hearing from you!