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A Teen's Guide to Employment: Home

Find resources on labor laws, creating a resume, choosing a career, and more!

How much is minimum wage?

As of December 31, 2015, minimum wage in New York State is set at


What are my rights as a teen employee?

Know your rights to a safe workplace!

What documents do I need to get a job?

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job.

For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.