Looking for work
If you’re into the whole idea of a traditional summer job, you might want to work in a store, a restaurant, an office, etc. Read these sample job descriptions to see if you’ve got what it takes.
There are several resources you can use to find the job of your dreams: youth employment centres, government programs, the Internet, etc.
It is always easier to be hired or referred to an employer by someone you know. Ask your friends, family, teachers or neighbours if they know of any job opportunities. Word of mouth could keep you busier than you think. Over 80% of positions are found via personal contacts.
Any way you look for work is a good way. Investigate every opportunity!
If you’re a resourceful person, you could create your own job. Thousands of young people are doing it! There are organizations that can help you learn more and that can equip you with the tools you need to start your own business.