Resources for Job Searching, Resumes & Interviews, and Informational Interviews/Job Shadows
The best place to start looking for a part-time job or internship is to ask people you know if they are aware of any jobs/internships or have advice about where to look. Also consider what would be convenient for you to get to from your home or school!
Top 10 Skills Employers Are Seeking
- Analysis/Solution Oriented
- Digital Fluency
- Entrepreneurial Mindset
- Social/Diversity Awareness
Putting together a resume? Check out these helpful materials:
Job Interview tips
City of Portland's Summer Job Interview Tips - STAR Responses
Tips from GetSchooled on Job Interviewing
Other documents for applying to jobs/internships
Tips from GetSchooled for Resume & Cover Letter
Job Shadows and Informational Interviews
Looking for a part-time job? Check-out these links:
GetSchooled is an organization that PPS has partnered with to provide a variety of useful information including a job search tool, information about resumes, cover letters, interviews, etc. in addtion to providing excellent resources and services related to getting into college.
Indeed.com is a great resource (i.e. you can search "part-time" by your zip code) also see their Hiring Lab Career Advice Browse Companies Salaries. Also read this helpful article about jobs for 14-15 year-olds.
Youth@Work: Covers rights and responsibilities at work, especially for youth, from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
QFC and Fred Meyers: The Kroger Company (Search by state)
Safeway: Careers at Safeway
Whole Foods: https://careers.wholefoodsmarket.com/global/en
New Seasons Market: https://www.newseasonsmarket.com/our-story/work-with-us/portland/
Resource for food service jobs: Poached
Get an Oregon Food Handler's Card Online ($10 fee): https://foodhandlercard.multco.us/