Best summer jobs for Atlanta High School students

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Helping your teen find a job during the summer break can be tricky, but with a little help the search can be fun! Here you’ll find some ideas for  Summer jobs for Atlanta High School students.

A great way to start is looking for Internships, volunteer work, and jobs that center around something that your teen is passionate about. Gaining such valuable experience can help your teen to plan for their future, explore a possible career, and gain real work experience. Here is a list of a few ideas

Summer jobs ideas for Atlanta High School students



Most kids are off during summer and it is sometimes very hard for parents to find someone to watch the kids while they are working. If your teen loves to be around kids, enjoys spending time with little ones, babysit or nanny may be a great idea of a first job for your 16 and 17 year old.


As soon as the weather gets warmer in Atlanta( can be as early as March)  ice cream shops definitely get busier! Connecting with local ice cream shops will help you narrow your search. A few places to consider can be Sarah Jean’s, sweetreats, two spoons and scoops just to name a few.


Another summer job idea for your Atlanta High School student would be lifeguarding. There are tons of different pools  in the area that need lifeguards. The hours are typically long , but if you are someone who enjoys being outside and this would be a great alternative!


YMCA of Metro Atlanta is the oldest non-profit in Atlanta, and provides opportunities so that everyone—especially children—can reach their full potential. Working here can be not only rewarding but also a fun way to spend your summer days.

Summer jobs help teens to become more independent and also gives them a  change to learn good saving habits,  when looking for the best summer job for Atlanta High school students make sure to consider what they like to do and how much time will they be dedicating to it



Marietta High School senior girl walking on green field wearing a maxi dress

Summer jobs for Atlanta High School students

I hope you find these ideas helpful for your Atlanta High School teen. If you like more High school Senior content please feel free to browse my site for more tips for your high school teen. And if you’re still in need of a Senior photographer, please reach out! I’d be happy to help!



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