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This section features videos of workplaces, workers who are actively engaged on the job, and interviews of people speaking about their work life experiences. 

Career-related Videos

The organizations responsible for this California Career Center website were not involved with the development of these videos and therefore the videos may lack certain accessibility features.

JobsMadeReal: By Teens, For Teens
Explore jobs that could work for you with Jobs Made Real, a site for teens by teens. This awesome collection of videos answers the question, "What is that job really like?"

CareerOneStop Video Collection
These videos, from the Center for Occupational Employment Information, provide information about careers, career clusters, industries, work options, and abilities.

Next Vista For Learning Career Videos has a free, online collection of short, mostly student-made, career videos for learners everywhere. Includes NASA Engineer, chef, fire fighter, president of a technology start-up, and more.

Gigniks...Invent Yourself
Videos of people with interesting jobs in entertainment, science, technology, healthcare, business, entrepreneurial, green jobs, and government. All videos are shot and edited by super-talented L.A. high school students working with Gigniks.

Youth@Work: Teen talk on sexual harassment at work (3:46)
Armed with a video camera, two Bay Area high school seniors interview other teens at work, on the street, and at school about tackling workplace harassment and discrimination.

Is Your Daughter Safe At Work?
Investigation of teen sexual harassment in the workplace on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

California community college students and alums talk about how their college experiences prepared them to be successful in pursuit of a career.

Additional Videos

CTE: Learning that Works for America (NASDCTEc) (1:23)

Dewey Bozella story: From prison cell to professional boxer (11:30)

Roadtrip Nation: Define Your Own Road in Life

Skills to Pay the Bills (USDOL)

"Work Voices" ESL students on choosing a career (KQED Education)

Your Life, Your Money (PBS) (4:00)