Are you a teen looking for a job? Here are some tips to help you get going on your search for teen jobs. Information on jobs for teens, including how to find a job, where to get working papers, where teens can work, what to wear for an interview, and how to obtain references. There are laws restricting when you can work and what you can do. Teens hired for nonagricultural employment (which is just about everything other than farm work) must be at least fourteen. Ages of fifteen - hours are limited to 3 hours a day and 18 hours a week during the school year. On days when there's no school and in the summer, working hours increase to 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week. There are limits on when you can work, too - no later than 7 p.m. during the school year and no later than 9 p.m. between June 1 and Labor Day. In case you are under eighteen you can't work in a job that the Labor Department considers hazardous but there is no limit on hours. There are different types of jobs available for high school students, how to write a resume, sample resumes and cover letters for students

Jobs for teens


            You may need to obtain working papers that are officially called Employment/Age Certificates) in order to legally be able to work in some states in case you are under 18. You may be able to get the form at school. Otherwise, you can get one at your state Department of Labor. Check the Employment Age Certification list to see which guidelines apply to you. Check with your Guidance Office in case it is school.  If it's the Department of Labor, check with your state office. Some states, for example like New York, have special sections of their web sites on youth jobs. They will give you the information you need. Consider what you would like to do once you have got the paperwork in order. Take a look at after-school programs, child care centers, or summer camp jobs. How about working on the beach or the ski slopes, at a park, in the mountains, or at another outdoor job? Consider a job at a musThe jobs you have during high school will give you some idea of what you might want to do later on. They also might give you an idea about some jobs you absolutely don't want to do!eum, a hospital, at a zoo, or at some other organization related to your career aspirations. Check with your high school Guidance Office and ask how they can assist with your job search. Next, tell everyone you know that you're looking for work. Speak with teachers, family, coaches, friends, parents of friends - anyone and everyone you can think of - and ask for help. Most jobs are found through referrals and people you know are often happy to assist. How about starting your own business? Consider your own skills and interests as well as the needs of the local economy where you will be spending your summer.