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Build Your Future

Silicon Valley is innovating—and that means new opportunities for all. Are you ready to find your next path?

Start here to explore local career opportunities—and get the tools and guidance you need to build your future in Silicon Valley.

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  • NOVAworks

Let's start at step one: What are you interested in?

Pick an industry that sounds interesting to you—then drill down to discover related career opportunities right here in Silicon Valley.

Explore career paths in the technology industry

It's the "T" in STEM! Careers in technology are extremely lucrative — and they'll be a great fit for you if you love to solve problems and innovate.

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Hear career stories from people who've been in your shoes

From getting past obstacles to navigating new opportunities, these career stories are full of advice to help you plan your own path forward in Silicon Valley.

Local resources to help you take the next step

These resources can help you get the training, education, and support you need to tackle your future.

Map out your road with the Build Your Future Activity Guide

This guide will help you (or your classroom!) engage with the stories on this site—and start planning out career goals and dreams.

More ways to discover who you are—and what you want out of your career

The Roadtrip Nation Experience: An online self-discovery course

A five-lesson course for students and young adults, helping you discover your interests, explore career possibilities, and connect with potential mentors. Educators & facilitators: To implement the Roadtrip Nation Experience with your learners, please reach out to

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Share Your Road

Share Your Road is a community where anyone can share the steps they've taken to build and grow their career—lending advice to the young people and career seekers on the path behind them.

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Watch Empowering Documentaries

Our award-winning documentaries will take you on a transformative road trip—and show you why moments of doubt and uncertainty are all normal on the path to building a fulfilling career and life.

About Build Your Future

This project was created by Roadtrip Nation, a career exploration nonprofit that aims to help everyone define their own roads in life.

Through our award-winning public television show, our bestselling book, and our online tools and resources, we use storytelling to help people explore and choose the paths that work best for them.

Made possible by:

Strada Education Network