Students may participate in a variety of Work Experience opportunities (General, Exploratory, and Vocational) and do receive supplementary support and instruction in the Work Experience online course. Students may earn up to 5 elective credits per semester, with a maximum of up to 15 elective credits. Students who work full time or part time can participate in the Work Experience program.
Students who are age 18 and older can participate, as long as they sign up for the work experience course.
Students who are age 17 and younger will need to complete a work permit application once they have been notified by the employer that they have been hired. The student will take the work experience course and will be supervised by the Work Experience Teacher.
There are three ways to participate in Work Experience program:
1 〉 General Work Experience
Students who are currently working full-time or part-time jobs will take the Work Experience course and earn up to 5 high school elective credits.
2 〉 Exploratory Work Experience
Provides unpaid opportunities to observe students in a variety of work conditions to ascertain their interests and aptitudes for specific careers. Most paid or unpaid internships or volunteer opportunities are provided by neighboring Riverside County career and/or community centers.
3 〉 CTE / Vocational Work Experience / Internships
Provides an extension of vocational learning at school through part-time employment in career fields such as Automotive, Manufacturing, Medical, IT Support/Cybersecurity, Construction & Logistics. These opportunities (many of them are paid) are available through our community partners such as the California Family Life Centers, YouthBuild Plus, EQUUS, Constitutional Rights Foundation, and Launch Apprenticeship Network.
Paid Internships with Youth Community Corps
Youth Community Corps of Riverside County is providing 6 week paid internships with a stipend of $2,100 to students that meet their eligibility requirements. Application deadline is October 30, 2020 so apply now! This program is open to all CBK students between 16-24 years old, including undocumented students. To apply, click here: http://bit.ly/cbkycc20
Students earn high school credit, college credit and receive opportunities for paid on-the-job training. Students obtain valuable auto industry certifications within weeks of starting the program.
- Engine Performance
- Auto Electronics
- Body Repair
- Brakes and Suspension
An apprenticeship is a program that trains a worker to become skilled in a particular trade. Apprenticeships combine PAID on-the-job training with job-related courses to train the apprentice. Students earn industry-recognized certificates within weeks of starting their program.
Students earn high school credit and college credit, it’s a win-win situation!
Information Technology Support Specialist Certification
Students earn 4 industry-recognized certificates and after passing the final exam, they earn an IT Support Specialist Certification! Those who complete the program are added to the industry’s national registry where IT recruiters look for highly prepared professionals. This program is offered 1st and 2nd semester.
ITF + Certification
Maintaining & Supporting Computers
IT Help Desk Operations & Support
IT Help Desk Certification
Network + Certification
Construction & Logistics Paid Job Experience
Come Back Kids and California Family Life Center Partnership: YouthBuild Plus
Across the nation, young people are transforming their lives and REBUILDING THEIR COMMUNITIES through YouthBuild Plus. YouthBuild Plus helps students graduate from high school, support their families with paid job experience and become community leaders in construction or logistics. A career in construction or logistics has many benefits and the job growth potential is currently in an upward trend. Riverside County YouthBuild PLUS is open to CBK students who are between 16 -24 years old with little to no income.
This AMAZING opportunity is Free!!! Sign up now!
For more program information, call 951-765-0917 and ask about YouthBuild Plus.
Riverside County’s adult and youth workforce program offers CBK students job readiness programs, paid and unpaid internships, leadership skill development, occupational training, and more!
Job Search Assistance, Supportive Services and Vocational Training
To contact Riverside County Workforce Development Centers for job seeker, career development, resume assistance and vocational training services, please call:
|AJCC Workforce Development Centers|
|Riverside – 951-955-3100|
Indio – 760-863-2500
Hemet – 951-791-3500
Moreno Valley – 951-413-3920
|Youth Opportunity Centers|
for young adults ages 16 to 24
|Hemet – 951-765-0917|
Indio – 760-775-2887
Lake Elsinore – 951-471-8415
Moreno Valley – 951-653-1311
Perris – 951-214-5518
Riverside/Rubidoux – 951-683-9622
Join the 1 year program at California Conservation Corps to earn money ($1,905 per month as of Aug. 2018) while you train for a future career in one of these focus areas: trails, parks, fire, forestry, energy, roads, or culinary. The work is hard but within a year you will be placed on the path to move into a career that will make a positive impact on your environment and your life! This employer provides jobs and supportive services to motivated youth between 18 and 25 years old.