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Job Training and Apprenticeships
Learn a specific trade, occupation and new skills through internships, vocational training programs (online and/or in-person), apprenticeships, and/or volunteering. Scroll down to see them all.
SFPL eLearning resources (library card & PIN/password required for remote access)
eLearning at San Francisco Public Library
This page has a full range of e-resources to learn all sorts of skills for your job search, update your current skills or learn new skills for career transitioning.
Learn new skills by volunteering. VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect.
Hands On Bay Area
HandsOn Bay Area creates awesome volunteer opportunities to connect cool companies and people like you to schools, parks and nonprofits that need your help.
211 Bay Area - United Way
Directory of nonprofit organizations in the bay area.
The Volunteer Center
Serving San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
A place to find volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, internships, and organizations working to change the world since 1995.
USAJOBS - Students & Recent Grads to Federal Careers
Internships for students and grads looking to enter federal jobs.
Search LinkedIn for Internships
Use LinkedIn to find internships of interest and see who is connected to them.
Vault - Career Intelligence
A large internship database, searchable by many criteria or browseable.
Search for internships from a large database by city or company, learn about internship resources, such as interview tips, useful sample documents and more.
Large internship database featuring opportunities in a wide variety of sectors across the US and other large cities across the Globe.
Job Training (See also: "Young Adults" tab for more training options)
TechSF - Bay Area Video Coalition
TechSF is designed to help those who are underemployed/unemployed from the technology or multimedia fields. TechSF offers advanced IT job training & support and employment services, resume, interviewing & social media classes and networking events called "Nerd Underground" that are held at various local technology companies.
L.E.N. Business & Language Institute
A Job Preparation Program for People of Diverse Cultures. Founded in 1992. 1254 Market Street Suite 200, SF.
Plaza Adelante Tech Center - MEDA
Plaza Adelante Tech Center (PATC) provides digital literacy training, employment training, job placement and career advancement opportunities. Plaza Adelante is a San Francisco CERTIPORT Microsoft Office Specialist Testing Center offering Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2010 Exams. Also offered: Customer service training and free income tax help.All trainings are provided in both SPANISH and ENGLISH. Clases en ESPANOL e INGLES.
Skills to Work Programs - Jewish Vocational Services
JVS can help you get the training you need to start working in the healthcare industry, Technology and Financial Services for free. Click for more info...
Arriba Juntos - Employment Training Programs
Arriba Juntos is a community based non-profit employment and training organization that assists and supports thousands of families and individuals through there many programs and supportive services. Health Care, Technology, ESL and others. Also look at the "Services" tab for job orientations and job fairs.
Career & Technical Education - City College of San Francisco
CCSF offers low-cost credit and free noncredit courses in an incredible array of career and technical programs and academic disciplines.
Working Adult Degree Program - City College of San Francisco
The Working Adults Degree Program (WAPD) is designed for students to attain their Associate degree while fulfilling general education requirements that are transferable for a Bachelor’s degree.
Continuing Education - City College of San Francisco
The Office of Continuing Education provides a diverse program of not-for-credit classes, workshops and seminars to support lifelong education.
Aprenticeship Programs - SF Building Construction Trades Council
Building Trades Apprenticeships prepare women and men for careers in construction. Apprenticeships generally combine paid employment in actual construction with classroom study and homework. With very few exceptions, apprentices are not charged for tuition, books, or room and board.
Treasure Island Job Corps
At Treasure Island Job Corps, students receive the skills needed to succeed in today’s workforce - at no cost to them or their families!
Training and Apprenticeships - CA.gov
A wealth of information such as finding a training provider, finding on the job apprenticeships, resources for paying for job training, and many more resources.
California Apprenticeship Programs - Dept. of Industrial Relations
Find an apprenticeship through Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) with public works projects or an electrician certification program.
California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
The Alliance for California Traditional Arts promotes and supports ways for cultural traditions to thrive now and into the future by providing advocacy, resources, and connections for folk and traditional artists.
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