Job Tips for Teenagers


Job Search for Teens

Getting a job as a teenagers is not easy, especially when you don’t have required experience, degree and skills.

However there are certain jobs which allow you to work without those requirements.

Generally most jobs for teens are hourly / part time jobs.

Based on the results of research conducted by The Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Drexel University (CLMP) which refers to the O * NET Job Analysis Surveys in 2009 and 2010, there are 10 types of jobs most often performed by teenagers.

  1. Cashiers
  2. Waiters
  3. Salespersons
  4. Cooks
  5. Laborers
  6. Customer Service Rep.
  7. Misc. Food Preps
  8. Food Preps
  9. Stock Clerks
  10. Childcare

You can also do volunteering jobs to gain experiences and skills in a friendly work environment.

Learn more about Volunteering Jobs for Teenagers

If you tech-savvy enough, you can start doing online jobs as well.

Learn more about Online Jobs for Teenagers

Job Application for Teens

You must have a resume to apply for a job.

Learn more about Resume for Teens

Some companies may provide printable job application form which you can download, fill in, and hand in to the store manager together with your resume.

While some other companies may provide online application.

How to apply for jobs for a company is usually described on each company career page.

Some employers may require you to fill in your SSN.

Learn more about SSN

Keep in mind that not all companies are hiring, but they may still receive application and keep the resumes for future hiring.

While some other sites such as CraigList may provide job listing too, you need to be careful because there are some reports that certain jobs posted on classifieds sites might be job scams.

Learn more How to Avoid Job Scams

Job Interview for Teenager

A job interview may be the key to getting the position you apply.

You main goal is to convince the interviewers that you are the person they are looking for filling that particular job positions.

Learn more about Job Interview Tips for Teens