ROP/College and Career Center

Career Specialist, Karlee Riggs

An ROP Career Specialist is located at each of the high schools served by Coastline ROP. High school students are encouraged to visit their school's career center and discuss college and career plans with the ROP Career Specialist. Career Pathway information, ROP Schedule of Classes, career exploration, and information relating to the job market and job placement are available from your ROP Career Specialist. The College and Career Center is located in the THS library.

Students are welcome to visit the College and Career Center before school, snack, lunch, or after school.

UC/CSU Approved Classes & Pathways

 Coastline ROP Career Search Information

Today’s job market can be extremely challenging. What kind of skills do employers want? What does it take to have a great career? What are the right classes and programs to take? You don’t have to figure out everything on your own. Coastline ROP turns your dreams and aspirations into reality. Our occupational programs get you on a pathway to success. Whether you are pursuing a job or additional education, let Coastline ROP help you aspire to greatness.

ROP UC and CSU Approved Classes

ROP UC and CSU Approved Classes

ROP Pathways

ROP Pathways

Coastline ROP

COASTLINE ROP (Regional Occupational Program) CLASSES

Now accepting applications!

Find out how you can earn elective credit while getting “hands-on” experience in a career pathway. Discover what it is like to work in the animal healthcare, medical field, computer graphics, art of television and video production, paramedic (EMT), fire technology and many other choices. ROP offers over 75 classes! Sign up with Mrs. Sam in the Library. Students must be a minimum of 16 years old to take off-campus ROP classes. On-site (Tustin High School) ROP classes require students to be at least a sophomore.

Visit the Coastline ROP website for more information.

ROP Classes at Tustin High School:

  • Music Technology
  • Visual Imagery
  • Engineering Design & Development
  • Introduction to Product Design & Engineering
  • Principals of Engineering
  • Culinary Arts (Advanced or Internship)
  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)

Students must anticipate a world of rapid change. Research indicates that future members of the work force will have to communicate effectively and process ever-increasing amounts of information. To be prepared for the job market, students should take classes that extend their basic skills and explore real life experiences. ROP Internship classes provide actual work experience in your field of interest! The following classes are internship related:

  • Animal Health Care Internship
  • Automotive Technology Internship
  • Careers with Children Internship
  • CNA (Pre-Certification Internship)
  • Culinary Arts Internship
  • Dental Assistant Back Office Internship
  • Diversified Service Careers Internship
  • Financial Services Internship
  • Floral Design Internship
  • Hotel & Tourism Internship
  • Medical Assistant Front/Back Office Internship
  • Medical Nursing Careers Internship
  • Retail Sales and Merchandising Internship

Visit the Career Center, located in the Library, for more information.

Career Planning & Assessment Tests


10 Things that should NEVER appear on your resume - Published by Purdue University Global, this article describes ten things that might be hurting your resumé and what you should include instead.
American Dental Association - Interested in learning about a career in the dental industry? Learn here! Click on a fact sheet, scroll to the bottom of the information and view a short video.
Bridges Transitions - Help students explore career and education options, then track their progress as they create successful plans.
California CareerZone - Start with a self-assessment to get to know yourself better. Knowing yourself better can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.
CalJOBS - Job listings in the state of California.
Career Builder - The Internet's largest job search employment site. Search in complete confidentiality and let a Personal Search Agent find jobs for you.
Career One Stop - Employment information and job listings.
College Board - What do you want to be? What college major will get you there? To start exploring careers, pick a general career category from the list to begin.
Consumer Affairs - an online nursing programs guide that helps students find the best place to get their online education
Government Job Information - Job listings, application processes, and military information.
Headhunters - High-tech recruiting firm.
Monster - Provides job searches by location, category and keyword, and offers advice on resumes and researching companies.
Nursing Degree Guide - Information on all tiers of nursing degrees available in California.
Nursing Schools 4 u - Guided to information on nursing degree programs in California.
Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) - Provides listings of job opportunities in OCDE.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Descriptions of occupations, salary, education requirements and job descriptions - Registered Nurse programs in California.
Salary Comparisons - Compares salaries for the same job in various areas of the United States. Also calculates cost of living comparisons..
Social Service Jobs - Lists current job openings in the field of social service.
Universe Jobs - Every location. Every occupation. One destination.
Vital Link of Orange County - Career exploration, job shadowing opportunities and job listings in OC.

Writing Lab for Resumes
Purdue University has developed a step-by-step guide for developing your resume.’s Resume Guide
Includes sample resumes, cover letters and resume makeovers.

College Resources in Spanish!

Follow the links for college resources for Spanish Speakers

Sigua los enlaces para recursos de universidad para hispanohablantes

Scholarships for Hispanic Students
Undocumented Students College Guide
Financial Aid Overview
College Planning for Parents and Students