Jobs For Teens in Alaska

The mountains and parks in Alaska offer significant opportunities for adventure.  When the weather warms up in the state, there are an abundance of outdoor activities for teenagers to engage in.  Fortunately, with unemployment in some areas of the state as low as 4.2% (overall unemployment rate is Alaska is 6.6%), obtaining employment is another option for teenagers looking for something to do. Working a part time job is a great opportunity for teenagers in Alaska to earn money and gain experience.

If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in Alaska that don't allow you to work for traditional employers.  Of course, if you're 14 or 15 years old you can get a work permit Alaska, but otherwise there isn't too much information on this page that will help you.  With that being said, if you're under 16 years of age and don't have a work permit, please select the appropriate age below to find jobs that suit your age group.

If you're under 16 years old, your job options are different. Please select your age below:
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Companies That Hire Teens in Alaska

If you are 14 or 15 years old with a work permit, or 16 years of age and above, the rest of this page is for you.  Although it may not always seem like it, there are plenty companies in Alaska that are willing to hire responsible and hard working teenagers.  For most of you, this will be your first job and it's important to make sure you download our teen job survival guide so that you know how to best write your resume, interviewing tips, and more.

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Vans

Minimum Age: 18

Vans is an American manufacturer of shoes, based in Cypress, California, The company also produces apparel and other products such as T-shirts, hoodies, socks, hats, and backpacks. As of August […]

Yankee Candle

Minimum Age: 16

The Yankee Candle Company is an American manufacturer and retailer of scented candles, candleholders, accessories, and dinnerware. Its products are sold by thousands of gift shops nationwide, through catalogs, and […]

Zumiez

Minimum Age: 16

Zumiez Inc. is an American specialty clothing store founded by Tom Campion and Gary Haakenson in 1978, and publicly traded since 2005. “Offering gear and clothing for the skater, snowboarder, […]

Radioshack

Minimum Age: 16

RadioShack is an American chain of wireless and electronics stores owned by the Standard General affiliate General Wireless. It is partnered with Sprint cell phones, and most stores are branded […]

Sunglass Hut

Minimum Age: 18

Sunglass Hut is an international retailer of sunglasses and sunglass accessories founded in Miami, Florida, United States, in 1971. Sunglass Hut is part of the Italian-based Luxottica Group, the world’s […]

MAC Cosmetics

Minimum Age: 18

MAC Cosmetics, stylized as M·A·C, is a cosmetics manufacturer founded in Toronto and now headquartered in New York City and part of the Estée Lauder Companies. M·A·C is the world’s […]

Chili’s

Minimum Age: 16

Chili’s Grill & Bar is an American casual dining restaurant chain that features Tex-Mex-style cuisine. The company was founded by Larry Levine in Texas in 1975 and is currently owned […]

Walgreens

Minimum Age: 16

The Walgreen Company is an American pharmaceutical company which operates the largest drug retailing chain in the United States of America. Today, Walgreens is the neighborhood retailer that makes health […]

Best Buy

Minimum Age: 16

Best Buy is an American multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. It operates in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company was founded by […]

Carl’s Jr.

Minimum Age: 16

Carl’s Jr. is an American-based fast-food restaurant chain operating in the Western and Southwestern states. As of 2015 it has started expanding and is now in multiple other countries. CKE […]

Popeyes

Minimum Age: 16

Popeyes is the second-largest “quick-service chicken restaurant group, measured by number of units”, with more than 2,500 restaurants in more than 40 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, […]

Target Portrait Studio

Minimum Age: 16

Target Portrait Studios is operated by Lifetouch Portrait Studios. Lifetouch Portrait Studios operates over 700 portrait studios, including locations in select Target stores. Our photographers are trained on unique posing, […]

Target

Minimum Age: 16

Target Corporation is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the company was founded […]

PetSmart

Minimum Age: 16

PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. […]

Journey Kidz

Minimum Age: 16

Journeys Kidz is a unique branded kids’ footwear retailer, targeting customers 5 to 12 years old with trendy footwear styles and accessories. Journeys Kidz has a visually exciting atmosphere that […]

Pacific Sunwear

Minimum Age: 16

Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. and its subsidiaries is a leading specialty retailer rooted in the action sports, fashion and music influences of the California lifestyle. The Company sells a […]

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