Work Experience - Work Permits
Summer 2023 - Work Permit Issuance Schedule
While school is in session, students needing to renew or receive a work permit MUST contact their school site Work Experience Coordinator to make an appointment.
WORK PERMIT POLICY IS IN EFFECT
- 2.0 or better GPA
- No F's
- Satisfactory Attendance - No more than 7 absences in any 2 classes
Work Experience Application Process
- A Business offers employment to a minor
- COMPLETE the Work Permit APPLICATION (click for application)
- The Business/Employer /Manager complete their section of the Work permit APPLICATION,
- Parent needs to complete their section of the application giving minor permission to work.
- The Working Minor student area needs to be completed.
- Complete School Address information
- EMAIL your work permit/Work Experience Coordinator at your HOME SCHOOL for an appointment.
WHO TO CONTACT FOR APPOINTMENTS
Mrs.Calvert - firstname.lastname@example.org - Pickup Location: Palmdale HS
- OR -
Mrs. Whetzel - email@example.com - Pickup Location: Littlerock HS
During your Appointment, the working minor/student must be present
When meeting for your appointment be SURE TO BRING:
- Work permit application COMPLETED with ORIGINAL signatures(Business, Parent, & Minor)
- OWN Pen (Blue or Black ink only)
- Face Mask
*Parent is NOT required to be present
**Appointments are in person and will be held in the Highland HS Independent Study Office (located directly outside the 400s with access to the South Parking Lot).
Work Experience Education
Provides paid or unpaid on-the-job experiences for secondary school students through training agreements with employers. Please contact the Work Experience Coordinator at your student's school. Types of work experience programs include:
More information and links:
- California Department of Education - Work Experience Program
- Association for all Work Permit issuers and Work Experience Educators
- Frequently Asked Questions regarding Work Permits
- Child Labor Laws: Students work for a wide variety of reasons—to earn income, gain on-the-job experience, or connect what they are learning in the classroom to the real world. Minors employed in the state of California must have a Permit to Employ and Work (commonly referred to as a “work permit”). Work permits are typically issued by the school where the student is enrolled. Work permits indicate the location of the employer as well as the number of hours a minor may work.