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CAREER PLANNING
Interest Inventory

What career choices might you pursue if you knew your own interests and skills? The resources below can help you find out what those are.

      Start with a self assessment:

  1. www.cacareerzone.org/
    Self-Assessments can help you know yourself better. And knowing yourself better can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.
    Quick Assessment – Explore jobs that best match your personality. Interest Profiler – Discover what your interests are, and how they relate to the world of work. Work Importance Profiler – What’s important to you in a job? Discover how much you value achievement, independence, recognition, relationships, support, and working conditions in a job. Get a list of jobs that reflect your values.
  2. www.BayAreaCareerGuide.org – free online resource where you can discover and learn about hundreds of careers and technical education in the San Francisco Bay Area community colleges.
  3. www.careeronestop.org/ -sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Labor – explore careers, find training, do a job search, find local help. Includes a toolkit and resources.
  4. www.gojobhero.com – your entire job search on one dashboard. Search for jobs, track your applications, and land your next gig.

 

Apprenticeships
 Automotive Trades  (510) 569-8450  10260 MacArthur Blvd.  Oakland www.autoapprenticeship.com
 Boilermakers  (925) 427-4121 2191 Piedmont way Pittsburg www.bnap.com
 Bricklayers  (510) 553-0991  8400 Enterprise Way #114  Oakland  http://www.bac3train.com/
 Carpenters  (707) 399-2880
(925) 462-9644
 800 Chadbourne Rd
2350 Santa Rita Rd
 Fairfield
Pleasonton
 http://www.ctcnc.org/
 Electricians &
Residential Wiremen
 (707) 523-3837  1700 Corby Ave. Ste A  Santa Rosa  http://www.rejatc.org/
 (707) 251-0315  720 A Technology Way  Napa  http://www.jatclu180.org/
 (415) 587-2500  4056 Mission St  San Francisco  http://sfelectricaltraining.org/
 (925) 372-7083  1255 Muir Rd  Martinez  http://www.ibewlu302.com/
 (510) 351-5282  3033 Alvarado St.  San Leandro  http://www.595jatc.org/
 Elevator Constructors  (877) 895-6315  690 Potrero Ave  San Francisco  http://www.iuec8.org/
 Fire Sprinkler Fitter  (510) 782-9483  2531 Barrington Ct.  Hayward  http://www.sprinklerfitters483.org/
 Glaziers  (510) 782-4232  3393 Arden Rd.  Hayward  http://www.dc16iupat.org/
 Ironworkers (Field)  (415) 285-3880  570 Barneveld Ave  San Francisco  http://www.ironworkers.org/
 Laborers  (925) 556-0858  1001 Westside Dr  San Ramon  http://www.norcalaborers.org/
 Machinists  (707) 795-0086  4210 Petaluma Blvd North  Petaluma
 Meatcutters  (707) 552-7207  81 Flemingtowne Center  Vallejo
 Mill & Cabinetmakers  (510) 446-2236  115 Broadway  Oakland  http://www.ctcnc.org/
 (925) 462-9644  2350 Santa Rita Rd  Pleasanton  http://www.ctcnc.org/

 

Building Trades
(Elevator Constructors)

International Union of Elevator Constructors-Local 8
690 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 285-2900
Fax: (415) 285-2020
Union of mechanics, apprentices and helpers that build, maintain, repair, and modernize elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters,stage lifts, moving walks, wheelchair lifts and other vertical transportation equipment in Northern California and Nevada.

Building Trades
(Plumbers)

UA Local 38
UA Local 38
If you are interested in a career that gives you the satisfaction of working with your hands while challenging you to think on your feet, you should consider a career as a union pipe trades technician.

It takes a special kind of person to succeed in our Apprenticeship Training Program, someone who wants to make a five-year commitment to working hard and studying hard. But a career in the Pipe Trades pays handsome dividends for those who make that commitment.Instead of merely getting a job, why not master a trade? A trade with a proud tradition and a bright future. A trade that offers good pay and great benefits.

Local 38 bridges the Bay with two regional training facilities, the Joseph P. Mazzola Training Centers in San Francisco and Santa Rosa.

You can find out more about Apprenticeship Training and the career opportunities offered, in the “Training Topics” section of their Website.

Plumbers & Pipefitters
1621 Market St.
San Francisco CA 94103
(415)626-2000

Building Trades
(Electricians)
IBEW LOCAL 551
IBEW LOCAL 551
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is the largest electrical union in the world. The IBEW represents workers’ rights in all areas of the electrical industry. The National Electrical Contractors Association is the management association for electrical contractors. NECA represents thousands of employers who guarantee their installations and perform quality work on time and on budget. To provide the highly skilled work force necessary to meet the customer needs and insure job satisfaction for the electrical workers, the IBEW and NECA sponsor the very best, unparalleled apprenticeship training programs.
2525 Cleveland Ave., Ste. B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone: 707-542-3505
Fax: 707-542-9134
Email: ibew551@ibewlocal551.org Contact Person: Jack A. Buckhorn

Building Trades
(Carpenters, Laborers, Operator Engineers, Iron Workers)

Certifications

Service Industries

Technical Colleges
Cypress Mandela Training Center, Inc.
977 66th Avenue, Oakland CA 94621
(510) 208-7350
email: info@cypressmandela.org

Alternatives

Teaching Young Children

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
www.brighthorizons.com

There are many types of early childhood programs.  When choosing an employer, look for a partnership that supports your philosophy about work with children.

Marin County Sheriff
(415) 507-2638
www.marinsheriff.org

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office includes the Office of Emergency Services, Marin County Major Crime Task Force, Field Services Bureau, Detention Services Bureau, and the Administrative and Support Services Bureau.

Digital Artist
Ex’pression College for Digital Arts
www.expression.edu
Make your passion your profession


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