This page is part of job tips for teenagers
What jobs teen can apply?
Teenagers like you can apply jobs with or without minimum education requirement of high school diploma / GED such as the followings:
|Cook, Grill Cook, Line Cook|
|Crew Member, Team Member, Sales Associate, Bagger|
|Food Preparation Worker, Deli Clerk, Dietary Aide, Prep Cook|
|Food Server, Server, Waiter, Waitress, Bus Boy|
|Dish Machine Operator, Dish Room Worker, Dishwasher, Kitchen Steward|
|Greeter, Hospitality Coordinator, Host, Hostess|
|Aquarist, Dog Groomer, Groomer, Kennel Attendant|
|Recreation Attendant, Ride Operator, Service Representative, Ski Lift Operator|
|Cashier, Checker, Clerk, Counter Clerk, Customer Service Representative|
|Art Model, Artist’s Model, Figure Model, Model|
But what job is best for you?
If you are asking kinds of jobs suited to your personality, then take some of these FREE tests.
- My Next Move O*NET Interests Profiler – US Department of Labor (60 questions)
- Best Jobs For You – PayScale (6 questions)
- Who Am I Meant to Be? – Oprah (28 questions)
- Career Aptitude Test – Rasmussen College (7 questions)
- Career Aptitude Test – LeanUp (45 questions)
But the fact is that by taking the tests above it does not mean that you can get the job, especially if you are getting your first job as a teenager.
The reason for this is because as a teenager you are limited to work in terms of working hours and job types, read more about teen labor law to know the limits and prohibition.
So, the best first job for you as a teenager should match these criteria:
- You can arrive at work easily
- Working miles away from home might not be a good idea, except if you have driver’s license or have someone drive you there.
- You can balance school and work
- Working more than 15 hours a week may cause failing school grades. Find employer which is flexible with your schedule.
- You can use your talents and skills
- Although this is not necessary, it will make it easier for you to work because you must be confident enough.