Resources for Youth and Parents
The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) is available to help youth who are new to the workforce or just starting their career search with resources to get them started on the right foot. There are numerous resources that are available to help youth identify various career options, volunteer opportunities, employment and resume writing information.
Below are links to sites that will assist both youth and parents with Career Development, Employment, Internships, Scholarships, Work Permits and Resume Writing.
Career Exploration - The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides information about different Careers and their educational requirements. Go to BLS site and select on your interest area.
Creating a Resume
All prospective employers expect to see a well-organized and professional resume from applicants. A good resume is an excellent way to present your educational accomplishments and experience.
A resume can be paper, email or a profile on a social network site. Visit the Resume Builder to create a resume that can be downloaded and saved.
Work Permit Process
If you are under the age of 18, you are required to have a valid work permit. Please visit the Department of Labor to obtain a work permit.