Tennessee is a state with plenty of things to keep oneself occupied. Teenagers who enjoy outdoor activities have plenty of options; Great Smoky Mountain National Park offers a variety of opportunities for enjoying time in nature and zip lining and white water rafting are also available in the state. For those who are not as enthusiastic about the outdoors, teens can spend time in Graceland and Dollywood and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame. With several good size cities, Tennessee also offers an assortment of museums, shopping and restaurants. For teenagers that are hoping to gain work experience as well as earn some money, the unemployment rate in the state of 4.1% means that there are opportunities to be had.
If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in Tennessee 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 Tennessee, 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.