Summertime-Chi is always busy, and is essentially an open market for teen employment! If you’re looking for a fun way to gain work experience, set your sights on a specific career path, or even just gain some extra cash, pursuing a summer job position or internship may be the right move for you!
Here are some resources and tips on ways to get hired this summer:
- Look into After School Matters (ASM): ASM provides thousands of teens with great jobs and internships every summer! Check them out today at: www.afterschoolmatters.org
- Check out your local Chicago Park District! Chicago Park Districts look for motivated teen camp counselors every summer. Stop by, say “hi,” and see if a summer camp counseling position is the right move for you! (For more information visit: www.chicagoparkdistrict.com)
- Look around your neighborhood! Many local shops, restaurant, and other neighborhood businesses may be looking for new faces to hire this summer. Go on a neighborhood walk, stop in, and make your face known (and keep your resume on hand!).
- Google It! There are many employment search engines available to help you pin down summer jobs (Snagajob, Careerbuilder, Simplyhired, etc.). Start your summer job search today!