The International Office at UC Berkeley offers a wide array of information about visas and immigration.
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Office provides all official information about visas, work permits and immigration. All forms are available to download as a PDF.
VisaJourney is a helpful online forum where current visa holders, applicants and U.S. citizens discuss the paperwork process and share their experience.
If you are a J-2 Dependent you are allowed to work. Here are step-by-step guidelines what you have to do to get a working permit.