Employment Terms

Employment Certificate
Employment Certificate or a work permit is an authorization issued by school authorities for a child of school age to work at a job paying wages or salary. Learn more about work permit.

Handler Card
Food Handler Card is a certification for food service workers at a restaurant, bed and breakfast facility, temporary food event, or selling prepared food at a fair or farmers’ market which is required to obtained within 30 days of beginning work. A food handler card is valid for three years.

SSN
Social Security Number. It is a nine-digit number issued to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and temporary (working) residents to track earnings and provide benefits. Learn more about SSN.

SYEP
Summer Youth Employment Programs are 6 weeks of seasonal, entry-level work typically between June and August which provides work experience for young people. Learn more about SYEP.

Job Scam
Fake jobs with the purpose of taking your money by luring you for more money or your desire job. Learn more about job scam.

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