Idaho is one of those states people don’t seem to know much about, however there is plenty going on. The state offers easy access to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, as well as a variety of outdoor activities. Teenagers can enjoy a river park, lounge on the beach of the lake, and even soak in hot springs. During summer months, outdoor movies provide additional entertainment and Idaho offers a variety of museums and shopping opportunities for those who prefer to spend time indoors. Idaho also offers a 3.7% unemployment rate, making it a great place to look for a job if you are a teenager seeking experience and the opportunity to earn money.
If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in Idaho 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 in Idaho, 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 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 Idaho 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.