Resources for Job Searching 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 Mindset
- 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
Other documents for applying to jobs/internships
Job Shadows and Informational Interviews
Be inspired by these job shadow stories of University of Oregon business students
Looking for a part-time job? Check-out these links:
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 Jobs Browse Companies Salaries. Also read this helpful article about jobs for 14-15 year-olds.
Youth@Work: More on your rights and responsibilities at work, from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Connect2Careers: Complete free Work Readiness Training and create a job seeker profile to find out about and apply for jobs for 16-24 year olds in the Portland metro area.
Job-Applications.com: Download printable job applications and watch short videos with employees from fast food, retail, restaurant, airline, grocery, pharmacy and hospitality industries talking about their work and giving advice on how to get jobs at their companies.
SnagAJob.com: Search for part-time and hourly jobs by zip code. Lots of ads, so watch where you click.
QFC and Fred Meyers: https://jobs.kroger.com/ Search by state!
Whole Foods: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/careers
New Seasons Market: https://www.newseasonsmarket.com/our-story/work-with-us/portland/
Resource for food service jobs: http://portland.poachedjobs.com/
Get your Oregon Food Handler's Card Online ($10 fee): https://www3.multco.us/FoodhandlerCard/