Find below a variety of jobs available over the summer for young adults in the area, both paid and unpaid, in private and public sector.
GOVERNMENT SUMMER JOBS – Apply Early! Applying for summer positions within the government is now available online. Visitwww.studentjobs.gov & www.usajobs.opm.gov to see job listings and apply. A ‘resume builder’ is built into the program to store your resume for application purposes. Some clerical positions/internships with the Dept. of Health & Human Services are listed on : www.hhs.gov/jobs/. These positions are competitive so start completing the paperwork now. Some student employment/intern programs exist within NIH (paid/unpaid):www.nih.gov.
SIX FLAGS AMUSEMENT PARK – Flexible hours available for students with strong leadership, organizational and communication skills. Apply online at www.sixflagsjobs.com or call the employment hotline at 301-249-1500.
KITCHEN HELPER/SERVER – Marian Assisted Living, 19109 Georgia Avenue, Brookeville, MD 20833 – Ideal part-time job for student(s)16 or older; light meal provided; help provide the evening meal for our residents from 4:00-7 :30 pm, 301-570-3190.
RIDERWOOD VILLAGE Retirement Community Are you willing to serve the elderly? We need servers for our dining service. Pick up an application in the Blake Career Center or call 301-572-8461 to RSVP for their employment fair on Saturday, May 17, 2008, 10-1.Location: 3120 Grace field Road, Montgomery Station/Performance Hall, Silver Spring, MD. Bring report card or transcript (min GPA2.5), resume and work permit. On the spot interviews provided, flexible work schedules as utility worker, restaurant assistant or wait staff.
SUMMER WORK for JUNIORS & SENIORS – How about testing out a career as an electrician for the summer? Students must be 17 or older to work with an electrical contractor for the summer. Full-time employment at $10-$11 per hr through the Washington Area Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee’s (JATC) accredited education& training program. Apply before the end of May. All details on www.electricalalli ance.org 703-658-4383
SAFEWAY STORES HIRING EVENT – Please complete an online application now at www.safeway.com/careers, or at any Safeway employment kiosk.
PHARMACY, LANGLEY PARK – Independent Pharmacy in Langley Park issuing a Pharmacy Cashier/Clerk who is bilingual in Spanish/English. Must be at least 16 yrs. old and have strong communication skills; knowledge of Windows or prior data entry experience. Detail oriented and personable. Contact Merlyn Crandon, 301-445-6050.
VALET PARKING STAFF needed for special events. Must have neat appearance, good communication skills, and be able to drive manual transmission. Hourly rate, plus tips. Phone: 301-681-3056 or email: email@example.com, www.uniparkvalet.com.
ROOTS Organic Market in Clarksville & Olney is looking for students to work. Someone who is environmentally conscious, enjoys dealing with the public and very reliable. Website:www.rootsmkt.com.
ALLSTATE INSURANCE – full time, permanent employee who speaks Vietnamese + fluent in English. Paid training for licensure and competitive pay and benefits. This is a career with growth and ability to make good commissions. 8:30-5:00 office work; email:firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-431-0100. Office located on New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring.
WASHINGTON TIMES – Summer Youth Hawker Program – Early riser; work close to home, Mon-Fri, 6:30-9:30 a.m. Do you like talking with people and making up to $125 per week for part-time morning hours? Contact: Jim Clarke, Circulation Manager, The Washington Times:202-636-3349 or email: jclarke@washingtonti mes.com.
AMERICAN POOL SERVICE is seeking lifeguards and pool supervisors for the summer (full & part-time). They will provide free lifeguard recertification to their employees. For more information: www.americanpool.com, email:email@example.com, or call 301-595-3800.
ULTRASOUND DEEJAYS is seeking part-time and full time office workers, as well as deejays. Entertain at parties and dances; must be well-mannered and have fun personality, enjoy music and have their own transportation. $25-50 per hr. For info:www.ultrasoundentertain.com or call 301-217-9595.
NORBECK MONTESSORI CENTER is looking for fun, energetic, high school students to work in the afternoons after school from 3-6 pm or 11-6pm (for those with abbreviated schedules), Monday – Friday. Must be 16 yrs. old and have transportation. 4500 Muncaster Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853, 301-924-4233, www.norbeck.com.
PAID & VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AT THE NATIONAL ZOO – Check out job opportunities for information aides, retail associates, foodservice associates, groundskeepers, traffic associates, birthday party aides, etc. on www.fonz.org. Excellent starting pay, merchandise discounts, employee incentives, leadership opportunities, metro accessible, and more. Apply Mon-Fri,9:00-4:00 at the FONZ Human Resources Office: FONZ/NZP, 3001Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008. Volunteer positions available (application in Blake CC). Students 16 years of age or older are eligible. Call Debbi Hannibal, Teen Programs Supervisor,202-633-3052 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax: 202-673-0289
STUDENT JOBS Check out these websites: www.mycoolcareer.com, www.snagajob.com,www.gazette.net, www.studentjobs.gov. Students should be aware of federal rules that apply to working teenagers. For example, a 14 or 15 year old can only work up to three hours on a school day or 18 hours during a school week between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. There are 17 jobs that have been declared hazardous byte secretary of labor that are prohibited for teens under the age of 18, so beware of those. Visit http://www.youthrules.dol.gov.
UPS EARN & LEARN PROGRAM United Parcel Service (UPS) offers up to $23,000 in educational assistance to high school students who are at least 17 years old and able to lift up to 70 lbs. Part-time warehouse shifts are available Monday through Friday from 3-1/2 to 5 hours each day. In addition to educational benefits, students earn an hourly wage of $8.50, paid weekly. The UPS warehouse is located in Laurel (Burtonsville area), so reliable transportation is a must. Call 301-497-1064 or visit the website: www.upsjobs.com.
COMCAST – High School Internships Comcast is now hiring high school interns! (Seniors only!) Requirements: 3.5 GPA, senior, proficient in MS Office, strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal & organizational skills, flexible, ability to work in fast-paced environment. This internship is for a3-month period and is available immediately. Send resume by email to: Ashley Dubose at: Ashley_Dubose@cable. comcast.comor call3012-625-3429 for more information.
EDY’s Grand Ice Cream factory in Laurel, MD is looking for Blake H.S. students & graduates for immediate openings. PAY = $13.35 per hour, plus bonus incentive up to 10% of salary Ideal candidate will:- have a H.S. diploma (or equivalent), however H.S. students may apply- be flexible with hours/shifts and work tasks- interact well with others- be fun & energetic- have own reliable transportation- successfully pass a lifting test (50 lbs), written skills test, background check & drug screen Full benefits included: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, pension, 401(k).To learn more about Eddy’s and to apply, visit website atwww.edysjobs.com or apply by phone at 866-292-7189.
TUTORS NEEDED – Great part-time job! SCORE! helps children of all learning levels, K-10, make academic progress in a fun and motivating environment. SCORE is seeking Advantage Coaches to provide tutoring (including SAT prep) and be academic role models. Requirements: min. GPA 3.0, H.S. diploma preferred; completion of Algebra 2; weekday/weekend availability(min. 10 hrs./wk); clear background check; enjoys working with children. Apply by visiting the Colesville center: 13460 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, 301-384-5047.
SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Positions are available for high school & college students at Reagan National Airport (DC) & Dulles International Airport (VA)for responsible students. Attend one of the student open house sessions this spring —www.mwaa.com. Be prepared to interview, complete application online and bring a copy of your transcript. Applicant s must be at least 17 years old, have a minimum of 2.5GPA, and pass a background investigation.
CONGRESSIONAL COUNTRY CLUB CADDY A great working environment, good exercise, & the opportunity to learn the game of golf. Consider becoming a caddy if you have a great attitude and are willing to work outside carrying heavy golf bags. Contact: Kim Albert, 301-469-2032
VOCELLI PIZZA, 730 Cloverly Street, Silver Spring is looking for drivers & cooks. Call 301-879-8008 or 703-407-3505.
POOL COMPANIES HIRING! Many pool companies are hiring lifeguards, operators , gate guards, assistant managers & supervisors. Training available; no work experience necessary, full & part-time. Community Pool Service: www.communitypools.com or 1-800-966-2500U.S. Aquatics: 301-210-4200
DJ’s NEEDED – ALL IN ONE ENTERTAINMENT Looking for part-timework? We’re looking for responsible, energetic DJs. No experience necessary — we’ll train you, but you must have your own transportation. Call: 1-888-PARTY-02, ext. 1 or email:email@example.com
AMERICAN IN-LINE SKATING, Inc. JOBS Do you love to skateboard, in line skate, play roller hockey or other action sports? Do you like working with kids? American Inline Skating sponsors afterschool sports and enrichment camps. Locations near Blake: Rockville, Olney, Columbia. Competitive pay, free training, fun environment; must have experience in the sport you want to teach, good communication skills, well groomed and provide own transportation. Minimum age qualifications: Instructors – 19;Counselor – 16; Junior Counselor – 15; Counselors in Training -13. For more info, email name, address, phone number toinfo@americanonlin e.com or call 703-803-7100.
WALT DISNEY WORLD COLLEGE PROGRAM Disney Career Start Program is a structured living, learning & earning program for high school grads who are unsure of their future path and looking for a new experience that will provide them more than just a job. They live-in secure, multicultural environment while receiving training as a cast member at the Walt Disney World resort. A recruitment team is traveling around the nation to hire high school grads with talent. Visit website: www.disneycareerstart.com for dates and times or call 407-828-1736.