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Career Guide


Career Planning and Skill Identification

Education or Training & Financial Aid

Job Search & Networking

Resume, Cover Letter, Follow-up

Interview Tips and Advice

Pittsburgh-Area Career Centers

Specific Job Resources

For Seniors

For Veterans

For Youth

For People with Disabilities


Job Resources for Youth

These resources are specifically for youth. Nevertheless, the resources given in the guide would ALSO apply.

Youth Works offers young people (aged 14 to 25) career planning, job tours, career fairs, internship placement, job shadowing, workshops, transportation/food/clothing assistance, etc.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main) offers education resources for test preparation and tutoring.

American Job Center has a Summer Jobs search engine and links to career exploration, Federal Student Aid, College Navigator, Explore the Military, Youth Entrepreneurship Alliance, and Job Corps.

CareerLink Pittsburgh provides in-house services to youth like finding work, career planning, assessment, counselors, other resources, scholarships and financial aid resources, and getting a HS diploma or GED. There are also links to job sites for youth.

Urban Youth Action, Inc. offers young people (aged 13 to 19) internship placement, tutoring and homework help, SAT preparation, job search help, etc.

Follow YouthLink Pittsburgh on Twitter for current job listings for youth.

Job Corps gives low-income young adults (aged 16 to 24) training opportunities in over 100 technical fields, helps them achieve a high school diploma or GED, prepares them for college, trains them in social skills, etc.

GrooveJob offers part-time, hourly, seasonal, and student job listings. Search by location, industry, city, and state. Browse by location, internships, and popular.

Teens4Hire provides articles on job searching, which jobs are open for teens, tips for application writing, and where to find jobs.

Summer Jobs can be searched by keyword, state, region, and employee. Register to post a resume and create a job alert.

Materials in our catalog:
Search for:

Teenagers Vocational Guidance Juvenile Literature
Job hunting Juvenile literature

For example:
Christen, Carol. (2010). What color is your parachute? for teens: discovering yourself, defining your future. Berkeley [Calif.]: Ten Speed Press.

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Looking for a part-time or summer job? See Job Search & Networking.


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