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Job and Career Resources for Teenagers: Including Tools for Younger and Older Teens
Here's where all teens can find some great tools and resources to find a job.
Quintessential Careers Teen Job Articles:
Helpful job-seeking articles written specifically for teen job-seekers:
- Job Ideas for Teens 15 and Younger: Beyond Babysitting
- Helpful Job-Searching Hints for Teen Job-Seekers
- How to Find a Summer Job: A Guide for Teens
- Job Interview Strategies for Teens: Part I -- Interview Preparation
- Job Interview Strategies for Teens: Part II -- During and After the Interview
- Job Options for (Younger and Older) Teens
- A Job-Seeker's Guide to Successfully Completing Job Applications
- Job Shadowing Tips Checklist for Teens, Students
- Teen Business Do's and Don'ts
- Teen Resume Writing Quiz
- Teen Resume Writing Worksheet
Quintessential Careers Teen Job Tutorials:
- Job Interviewing Tutorial for High School Students, Teen and Entry-Level Job-Seekers
- Teen Job-Search Tutorial: Tools for High School Students
Teen Job Boards and Quintessential Resources:
Career Assessment -- some great tools (some free, some not) that can help you discover more about yourself and potential career and job interests. From Quintessential Careers.
Career Information for Teenagers -- a good starting point for teens exploring career options.
GotAJob -- a teen career site, where teenage job-seekers can find some excellent career and job-hunting tips. Teens can also search for part-time and summer jobs by zip code using the site's partner SnagaJob.com's job listing database. Free to job-seekers.
groovejob.com -- a great job and career site for older teens -- high school and college age students -- to find both part-time and full-time jobs. But more than that, the site is also a career resource, offering job-search tips and advice, money and budgeting advice, as well as academic resources. Free to job-seekers.
How to Get a Job -- a very basic job advice site, mainly geared to younger job-seekers new to job-hunting and careers. The site consists of articles about how to get a job in various industries, how to get a summer job, interviewing tips, and more. No cost to job-seekers.
icouldbe.org -- a unique site that connects teens with career mentors to help teens discover what they could be. Adult mentors come from a variety of career fields. Teens can find career information, talk with mentors from a variety of occupations, and more. A great tool for career exploration. Free.
Improving Your Job Skills as a Teenager -- practical advice related to job skills and salaries.
JobDoggy.com -- a job and career site for teenagers. Teen job-seekers can search for jobs (by category ands location), find volunteering opportunities, register your profile (resume), and find job-search guidance. Free to job-seekers.
MyFirstPaycheck.com -- a unique new teen job site because the site itself is run by teens, and where teen job-seekers can search for job and volunteering opportunities as well as find advice and resources to help have a more successful job application process. No cost to job-seekers.
MyFuture.com -- from the U.S. Department of Defense, a great resource for high school and college students, with information and resources about careers and career assessment, job-hunting, finances, and, of course, the benefits of a military career. Free to students.
NetMentors.Org -- a cool e-mentoring site for teens that connects teens with more than 1,800 mentors in 70 career fields in the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. areas, and is available to teens through our partnerships with schools, after-school programs, and traditional mentoring programs.
nextSteps.org -- a full-featured employment, career development, and job finding resources for youth. Includes a monthly ezine that features a specific industry in each issue. Free. From the Youth Employment Centre of Canada.
Part-Time Jobs for Teenagers -- some great ideas for part-time jobs for teens. This is an online resource for the book, The Teenager's Guide to the Real World.
Planning a Career: A Guided Tour -- discusses the ten steps to planning a career, from developing a career plan to job-hunting on the Net.
Snag A Job -- a job sites for high school and college students looking for part-time, seasonal, or summer jobs. Search for a job by type of job or by location, and than apply online. Free to job-seekers.
Student Part-time Jobs -- a site designed to provide resources and advice for students who are looking for part-time jobs. Also includes user forums for students to discuss and help each other. Links to lots of job sites around the world and in various professions. Free to job-seekers.
Summer and Seasonal Jobs for Teens -- if you're specifically looking for a summer, seasonal, or camp job, then come to our collection of the best summer job sites for teens. From Quintessential Careers.
Summer Jobs -- an excellent resource for finding summer jobs... by type and by location.
teens4hire.org -- a job site for teens (aged 14+) looking for a full-time, part-time, summer, or vocational jobs. The site accepts all types of job openings; full-time, part-time, seasonal, vocational, apprentice, internship, co-op, volunteer, military, etc. Registration is required to use any of the resources on the site. Free to job-seekers.
TeenJobSection.com -- a new job and career site for teens. The site lists summer jobs, seasonal jobs, student jobs, non-profit jobs, and more -- in all fifty states. Includes a growing list of career resources for teens who are new to job-seeking. No cost to job-seekers.
Teen Resource Center -- a great source of useful information for teens, including: studying resources, creating your own Web page, colleges and careers, teenage problems, high school directory, and much more.
Teen Voices -- an interactive, educational magazine written by young women. The goal of Teen Voices is to act as a vehicle of change, improving young women's social and economic status. Really cool site.
Youth@Work -- a free, online service that inks job-seeking youth with hiring employers through Santa Clara and San Mateo counties in California.
Return to Teenage Jobs, Careers, and College -- Including College and Career Choices.
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