Here's our top ten tips from one of our 101 Space librarians:
- Start looking NOW. (Want a job in May? Start in February!)
- Get the word out. (80% of teens get a job through a personal connection)
- Make a plan.
- Dress professionally.
- Apply in person. (Connect a face to the generic online app you submitted!)
- Bring all your info.
- Expect an interview.
- Show some energy.
- Prepare for rejection. (The hardest part—no one gets the first job they apply for ☹)
- Don't give up!
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Teens, are you looking for a job? Check out these resources to get an edge in finding employment.
Detailed descriptions of occupations for use by job seekers. Find out what's involved with a job, what skills are needed, education level required, and the outlook for that industry.
Gives detailed information on a range of summer jobs, both in Europe and worldwide, paid and unpaid. The only annually updated guide to summer jobs available for anyone taking a gap year or summer break. Now in its 43rd edition, Summer Jobs Worldwide 2012 is packed with over 50,000 paid and unpaid job opportunities around the world: from crewing yachts in the Caribbean to stewarding at a music festival in Europe.
Offers information on finding age-appropriate work for teenagers that takes them out in the open air.
Identifies employment options for teens who enjoy working with children, offering tips on finding a job, starting a business, and managing money.
Looks at the different ways that artistic teens can make money, from creating personalized clothing and working at a museum to painting murals and crafting ceramics.
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