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Find a Job

Explore job boards and highlighted jobs opportunities

There are lots of ways to find a job. If you’re interested in working at a certain organization, you can check their website for open positions and don’t forget to brush up on your resume. You might also hear about an opportunity from someone you know. Other times you have to search for a job that fits your interests, needs, and schedule. You can utilize job boards to help you with your search.


What is a Job Board?

A site where employers often post open positions on a job board. Most job boards allow you to use filters to narrow your search so that you can find a job that’s the right fit for you. Explore these popular jobs boards by location to get started.


Job Opportunities


Job board that allows you to search for jobs based on different criteria such as part time vs. full time remote jobs. Online jobs might be a great opportunity for college students with busy course loads to make money. This article lists some popular online job opportunities for college students.


LinkedIn has a job board that allows you to search for job/internship opportunities. You are able to look for part-time or full-time positions and even find jobs/internships that are even remote! LinkedIn is also a platform that is used by professionals to network with one another and gives job-seekers a chance to connect with the employer.

USA Jobs

USA Jobs is a job-searching platform in which people are able to find jobs/internships; however, the difference with this is that it is all government-related jobs. This is especially useful for students seeking to pursue government-related jobs in the future.

Part Time Nanny

Job board to find nanny jobs that work with your schedule. Opportunities available for various levels of skill and experience. Background check required.


CalJobs connects CA job seekers with employers. Search job postings, create a resume, and learn about upcoming job fairs.

City of Oakland Jobs 

The City of Oakland offers employment opportunities in areas such as parks & recreation, food service, transportation, and education.

Eastbay Regional Park District

East Bay Regional Parks has a variety of job opportunities for youth and students, as well as full-time employment.

Rising Sun Center for Opportunity’s Climate Careers Program 

Through Climate Careers, young people (ages 15 -24) can gain hands-on, paid summer work experience as Energy Specialists. In this role, you’ll spend the summer helping residents save energy, water, and money through the Green House Calls program. You’ll take part in workshops, network, and gain a true feel for environmentally conscious work, culminating in a paid fall externship placement with one of Rising Sun’s partners.

WAGE: $19.50/hr

SCHEDULE: June – July (up to 35 hrs/week) and August – October (at least 12 hrs/week)

California Youth Jobs Corps

In partnership with local governments and community-based organizations across CA, the Youth Jobs Corps employs young people to help tackle critical issues in priority areas: COVID-19 recovery, food insecurity, and climate action. Job Corps prioritizes youth who are low-income, unemployed, or out of school. Placements and opportunities vary by location.

WAGE: $15.50 – $30/hr

SCHEDULE: Part-time and full-time

California Conservation Corps

CCC is a yearlong paid experience for young adults across CA to work on environmentally focused projects and emergency response focused on conserving CA’s natural resources.

WAGE: $2,814/month

SCHEDULE: Full-time

CONTACT: Find contact information for all locations here

Youth Job Center Job Board

Chicagoland job training facility provides a free jobs board listing a variety of jobs for young people.

South Side Chicago Job Board

Community specific opportunity platform lists a variety of jobs located in south side Chicago.

Youth Job Resources

Regional jobs board includes openings posted by the City of Chicago specifically for young people and first-job seekers.

Chicago Park District

The Parks has a variety of seasonal and year-round jobs available for students 16 and older.

After School Matters, Chicago

Teens 14 and older can apply for a variety of programs that support career exploration, and professional skill development. Programs often include hands-on learning opportunities, as well as mentorship and coaching.

WAGE: Stipend based on attendance and/or program completion.

Transitional Youth Leader (TYL) — Chicago Public Schools

Transitional Youth Leaders support CPS graduates in their post-secondary journey. Ideal candidates are outgoing, committed to learning and supporting peers, and have at least one year of experience on campus.

WAGE: $15 per hour

SCHEDULE: 15-20 hours per week

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ISACorps Community Worker, Illinois

Support young people with academic, financial and social barriers faced in life after high school. This position receives extensive training and career development support, and a tuition waiver for  Illinois public universities.



Tutor Corps– Chicago Public Schools

Work with elementary students (K-5) on reading or middle school students (6-12) on math.

WAGE: $20-22 per hour

SCHEDULE: 20+ hours per week preferred, during CPS school day, must commit to at least one full semester

Chicago Regional College Program (CRCP)

CRCP provides tuition assistance for package handlers at UPS in Hodgkins, IL

WAGE: $24 per hour + tuition assistance at a partner college/university and free public transportation to work (medical benefits, and paid vacation offered after 9 months)

SCHEDULE: 3.5-5 hours per shift, shifts are Monday through Friday at night (10 p.m to 3:30 a.m.) or early morning (3:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)

Early College Summer Program Support , Chicago Public School & OneSummer Chicago

Coordinate with partners to ensure the success of summer internships, conduct interviews and provide follow-up communication and support data collection and evaluation.

WAGE: paid

SCHEDULE: Part-Time/Seasonal Job – Summer

Hire Houston Youth

Job and internship database sponsored by the City of Houston. Hire Houston Youth also holds in-person events like job and resource fairs.

Lone Star College Job Listings

You do NOT have to be a Lone Star College student to apply for these roles. Variety of jobs updated in Houston and outlying suburbs.

The largest job-matching database in the state of Texas. Filter for jobs in Houston or other parts of the state.

City of Houston Jobs

The City of Houston offers employment (government) in a variety of areas, including parks, legal, health, and more.

iEducate Tutor

Work alongside elementary school teachers to provide academic support to students in Houston ISD, Aldine ISD, or Alief ISD. Tutors serve during the school day, after school, and/or on Saturdays at one of 100+ school partners. High school students ages 15+ or college students of any major are eligible. Flexible scheduling offered based on semester-by-semester availability.

WAGE: $14 per hr

SCHEDULE: Must be able to work a minimum of 12 hrs per week


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