Work Permits

  • Steps to Obtaining a Work Permit


    NOTE:  You need to get a job BEFORE you get a work permit


    To obtain a work permit, please click on the link below and follow the instructions.

    Online Work Permit Application in OUSD


    • Or go to the Oakland Unified School District, (OUSD) website:

      • From there, go to the tab "Student and Families” 

      • Select Student Work Permits

      • Follow the instructions on how to obtain a work permit.

    • Ms. Odom will work with the Linked Learning Office to review the completed form and, if appropriate, issue a work permit

    • Ms. Odom will notify the student if and when the work permit application is approved.  The student must pick up the work permit from Ms. Odom’s Office (Room 306).

    • The student must sign the work permit and submit the document to his/her employer.  


    Please reach out to Ms. Odom if you have questions:


    For more detailed iinformation, review this Slide Presentation:  How to Apply for a Work Permit for OUSD Students