This reference provides provides practical information for teens about earning an income, helps them understand fundamental economic and financial principles, and how these principles applyto their own lives.
Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
When and How Can You Work?.
1: Child Labor Laws in the United States.
2: Age Requirements for Getting Employed.
3: Teen Labor Participation.
4: When and Where Is a Teen Allowed to Work?.
5: Part-Time Employment.
6: Working during College.
7: Seasonal Jobs.
8: Summer Employment: A Snapshot of Teen Workers.
9: Hazardous Occupations for Teens.
10: Other Job Opportunities for Teens.
First Steps—Résumé Preparation and Job Search.
11: Assessing Yourself and Your Future.
12: Career Planning for High Schoolers.
13: Creating a Résumé.
14: Finding a Job.
15: Networking for Teens.
16: Apprenticeship: Earn While You Learn.
17: Internships: Previewing a Profession.
18: Job Scams.
19: Types of Job Scams.
On the Job.
20: The Rules of the Game: Preparing Youth for the World of Work.
21: What New Workers in Entry-Level Jobs Need to Be Able to Do.