Finding Summer Jobs for Teens


Looking for a job this summer but don't know where to start? Searching the Internet can be a great way to research opportunities near you.


Try a Search in Your City

  1. Open your Internet web browser.
  2. Type in "(your city) teen employment"
  3. View the results.

​For example, a Google search of "Seattle Teen Employment" offers links to programs such as:

  • Seattle Parks & Recreation STEP- Student Teen Employment Program
  • YMCA Teen Employment Programs
  • Teen Portal for Career Information
  • Seattle Youth Employment Program

Explore Websites Dedicated to Hiring Teens

Explore these sites. Use the bookmark capabilities of your browser to save the site locations for future use. 

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  • Offers summer jobs and seasonal staff positions with camps, amusement parks, resorts, national parks, hotels, environmental organizations and more.
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    A source for hourly and part-time jobs to connect job seekers with more than 100,000 active job listings from top employers across the country.
  • Indeed -
    Search for jobs by "teen" or "part time" to find options that work with your schedule.

This lesson is part of the series "DO-IT Lessons" developed by the University of Washington. Creation of the series of lessons is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers 9255803 and 9550003. The lessons are now maintained through funds from the State of Washington. The University of Washington holds the copyright to the series of lessons, however ownership of the Internet resources referenced in the lessons may be found at the resource site. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed at these sites are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation, the University of Washington or the State of Washington.