Summer is the perfect time for students to take a break from the books and go make some money. A summer job teaches responsibility, discipline, and money management. USA.gov has some great resources to help get teens and young adults started, along with reminders about youth labor laws and safety : Know the minimum wage for your state Are you a Teen Worker ? Avoiding Job Scams For more information, visit our Youth Employment page.

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Starting a Summer Job? Know Your Rights