Youth Job Resources

Youth Job Resources

Search for jobs and learn about community resources for youth employment.

Job Search Resources

Visit WorkSource Seattle-King County for connections to online job banks, free workshops and career exploration resources.


Explore Careers

For career ladders in five major industries, check out Map Your Career from the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County. Newly updated for 2010 with wages and education required for dozens of careers!

Washington Career Bridge offers an easy way to explore careers and seek out training programs.

Local Youth Employment Partners

The Seattle Youth Employment Program supports youth to successfully graduate from high school while providing them with the skills they need to find and maintain employment. The program targets youth ages 14-21 who live in the City of Seattle, have little or no work experience, may be struggling in school or have other circumstances that make it difficult to obtain a job.

King County youth programs offer a wide variety of services for free. One of these, YouthSource, is a located in Renton and centered around academic achievement and career exploration with hands on experiential opportunities, internships, job-search assistance and job placement services.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle provides educational and skills-based programs for teens during the school year and throughout the summer based at schools, branches and other locations in the community. They also offer youth employment training, placement and support.

YouthCare delivers services that meet the needs of Seattle’s homeless and at-risk youth. They help train young adults to get jobs and get additional support services they may need.

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.