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j.a.c.k__s.p.e.l.l.m.a.n.j.a.c.k__s.p.e.l.l.m.a.n. Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
Hi I am currently going to be an incoming freshman into high school and I was thinking about getting a part-time job. What are some jobs that you guys have done throughout high school?

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  • assemblingphilosophiesassemblingphilosophies Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
    The food service industry (restaurants) is a great place to start! I am a hostess at a local restaurant and I've had tons of fun, you can make a lot of money in food service and you learn valuable life skills.
  • tigerman333tigerman333 Registered User Posts: 1,201 Senior Member
    Kumon. Easy work and looks great on a resume
  • IlovebandIloveband Registered User Posts: 23 New Member
    ^^ I've worked at Kumon for two years now. It's not too difficult to get in; the work is pretty easy, and it's fun too if you have nice co-workers :)
  • j.a.c.k__s.p.e.l.l.m.a.n.j.a.c.k__s.p.e.l.l.m.a.n. Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    @lloveband and @tigerman333, I've attended Kumon for like 6 years. But am quitting at the end of this month, so have some experience with kumon. The only thing is kumon sometimes has long hours
  • bjkmombjkmom Registered User Posts: 4,353 Senior Member
    edited August 16
    My son started working after his freshman year in high school. He found a local dog boarder who hired him to walk/feed the dogs she boarded.

    When he turned 16, he got a job in a local supermarket. He's there right now, at age 19.

    My older daughter babysat for years. When she turned 15, she got a job in a local Italian Ices shop. She's still there 3 summers later.

    Her younger sister is only 14; she's hoping to work with her sister next summer.

    Google "part time jobs for 15 year olds" to see who hires at 15-- I know McDonalds does.
  • bjkmombjkmom Registered User Posts: 4,353 Senior Member
    Also, take a look at snagajob.com You can specify "part time jobs for 15 year olds" and include your zip code.

    More ideas: I started working at 16 (after years of baby sitting) as a busgirl at a local restaurant. I stayed there-- as a busgirl, hostess, then waitress-- until I quit to start teaching.

    My older sister worked at McDonalds at age 16.

    My brother started at a gas station, then became a dishwasher in the same restaurant I was working at.

    Another sister worked in a bagel store from age 16.

    My youngest sister got a job at age 16 at a local garden center. She stayed there through college, and quit to begin full time work as an accountant.
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