For teenagers in Illinois, there are plenty of options available to keep busy. With plenty of sporting events, museums, shopping and the beach at Lake Michigan, Illinois offers something for teenagers with a variety of interests. And there are over 50 state parks in Illinois with miles of trails for teenagers to roam. The unemployment rate is 6.4% in Illinois, which while higher than in some states, should not keep teenagers who are motivated to work from finding employment.
If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in Illinois 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 Illinois, 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.
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