Job searching tips for teens

This article, entitled "Job Searching Tips for Teens," comes from Melanie Bloom, MomsEveryday correspondent from Lincoln, NE.

A part time job will not only teach your teen new skills but also help teach responsibility.

It's not always easy to find employment when you're a teenager, but the internet can be a helpful tool; just search your city, state and employment. There are also websites geared toward hiring teens like and

If they’re applying online, they should create a resume, include name – but for safety reasons don’t put address or phone number, instead create an email address for the employer to call you.

Most internships don’t pay but offer a chance to get some experience in a particular career field. Teens who are interested should talk to guidance counselors about opportunities.

About the Author...
Melanie Bloom
In her spare time, you can find Melanie spending time with her husband and their two children, Bryce and Gillian.

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