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Career Specialists

An ROP Career Specialist is located at each 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. 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 Staff Directory for a list of Career Specialist

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.

CalJOBS
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
Job listings, application processes, and military information.

Headhunters
High-tech recruiting firm.

Monster
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.

U.S. News World Report Work Career Information
Posts articles related to the latest trends in employment and the world of work.

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

CNA Continuing Education

Fulfill the State of California renewal requirements for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and gain valuable new skills by enrolling in these Coastline ROP classes.

The following ROP classes provide 48 CE hours

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.

Financial Aid

Coastline ROP receives funds from the Carl D. Perkins Vocation and Technical Education Act to assist adult students with special needs who seek training or retraining for immediate employment. Please contact an ROP counselor for more information.

Adult students may also inquire at the Orange County One-Stop for information regarding Pell Grants and other forms of federal and state aid for education.

Adult Education Programs

Huntington Beach
Offering an outstanding curriculum to meet your needs: Computer classes, Diploma Program, GED, Health Safety, English as a Second Language, Citizenship, Older Adults, Parent Education, Community Education...

Newport Mesa
Offering Vocational Education classes to assist adults in career development, computer literacy, new computer applications, and professional office skills.

Irvine
Education for adults with special language needs as well as those seeking high school equivalency diploma. We also have community education courses such as yoga, singing instruction and introductory Spanish.

Saddleback
Offering hundreds of classes to meet the needs of adults seeking a high school diploma or GED certificate, wanting to improve their vocational skills, wanting to improve their English language skills and more.

Tustin
Adult Education classes are open to the residents of the Tustin Unified School District and surrounding cities who are 18 years of age or over, or who have graduated from high school regardless of age.

Other Orange County ROPs

Capistrano-Laguna Beach ROP
  31522 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 (949) 496-3118
  Cities Served: Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, South Mission Viejo, South Laguna, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente

Central County ROP
 
  2323 N. Broadway, Suite 301, Santa Ana, CA 92706 (714) 541-5537
  Cities Served: Garden Grove, Orange, Santa Ana, Anaheim Hills, Villa Park

North Orange County ROP 
  385 N. Muller Street, Anaheim, CA 92801 (714) 502-5800
  Cities Served: Anaheim,, Brea, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Habra, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Placentia, Seal Beach, Stanton, Yorba Linda, Whittier

Starting Your Own Business

Business Permits, Licensing and Registration
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.

US 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.

Monster.com’s Virtual Interview
Practice answering real interview questions and get instant feedback on your answers.