Job Help

Job & Career Resources from the Boston Public Library

Afterschool and Summer Employment in Boston

Volunteer Opportunities to Gain Job Experience

  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Youth Leadership Corps – BARCC’s Youth Leadership Corps, is a great way to learn job experience as well as helping to change your community.
  • Teens in Print – TiP is looking for teens who want to express themselves through writing. Most of the jobs are volunteer opportunities, but some do lead to paid jobs.

Resume Writing & Interviewing

Online Resources

  • Safety at Work – Once you are hired, here are a few tips on how to be safe at your work.
  • US Department of Labor – Know your rights as a youth worker.
  • Boston Youth Zone E- Newsletter – Join this newsletter to have up-to-date information on job opportunities, internships and activities offered in Boston for teens.
  • Jobnet Youth Services – Check out the services Jobnet offers free for Young Adults, some include MCAS and GED preparation, career planning and credit recovery.

*CORI stands for Criminal Offender Record Information. Many jobs might require applicants to have a police background check done before they can be hired.