El Camino Real Charter High School
Work Experience
Work Experience

WORK EXPERIENCE – INSTRUCTIONS

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  •    You must receive a proper paycheck with deductions.
    • You cannot work “under the table,” and be paid cash or with a personal check.
    • You cannot be an independent contractor and receive a 1099.
  •     Your employer must provide proof of Worker’s Compensation Insurance.
  •     Work Experience is only for 11th and 12th graders, or 11th and 12th graders with 10th grade credits.
  •     You may only take two classes of Work Experience per semester, for a maximum of 10 credits.
  •     For one period of work experience (5 credits), you must work 180 hours during the semester.
  •     For two periods of work experience (10 credits), you must work 270 hours during the semester.
  •     Hours are verified with paycheck stubs and only count from the first day of the semester.
  •     You must work minimum of three days per week.
  •     Weekend only jobs do not qualify.
  •     Fails in other classes may result in your work permit being revoked, employer will be notified.
  •     Poor school attendance may result in your work permit being revoked, employer will be notified.

WORK PERMIT APPLICATIONS:

During the regular school year you may obtain a Work Permit Application from Mr. Dhillon across from the college office from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.  You can also obtain the application by clicking here.   Please be sure to have every part filled out above the boxed area prior to bringing it into Mr. Dhillon to process.  You may pick up your work permit the following day during most passing periods (after 3rd period is probably best)

ENTERTAINMENT PERMITS: You may obtain an Entertainment Permit Signature from your counselor. Please submit the Entertainment Permit to your counselor for school review from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. Allow 24 hrs. for your counselor to process the permit. You can then deliver the signed permit directly to your local CA Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Office for processing.

LINKS

Online Career Assessments: You will have to navigate to benefit from these websites.  These sites provide information as to which career path you may want to take based on your interests and goals.

Research: These websites provide information as to the condition of the job market and the potential direction it is headed.

Job Market Sites:

Resume Writing:  The following is a list of videos to help you:

How to Write a Great Resume and Cover Letter

Linda Spencer, Assistant Director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard

How to Ace an Interview: 5 Tips from a Harvard Career Advisor

Linda Spencer, Assistant Director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard)

Reid Hoffman (Co-founder and Chairman of LinkedIn) on How Careers Parallel Startups

Reid Hoffman on Personal Branding

Reid Hoffman on Entrepreneurial Employees

LinkedIn Series with Reid Hoffman

LinkedIn Tricks to Make Your Profile Awesome

How to Create a Strong LinkedIn Profile (Duke University)

Take the Perfect LinkedIn Profile Picture (Business Insider)

How to Add Video to Your LinkedIn Account

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