Jobs For Teens in West Virginia

Teens residing in West Virginia will have no difficulty finding things to keep them busy. There are plenty of outdoor activities available, like Valley Falls State Park and Blackwater Falls State Park, the Potomoc River and New River Gorge. For those seeking a little thrill, whitewater rafting is a great thing to check out. The state offers other interesting opportunities, like a wax museum and the opportunity to check out a Civil War Site. The variety is great to keep teenagers interested; there is also the opportunity to obtain employment for those who are looking to earn money and gain experience. The state’s 6.2% unemployment rate will not deter those who are looking to start working.

If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in West Virginia 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 West Virginia, 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 West Virginia

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 West Virginia 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, […]

Altar’d state

Minimum Age: 18

Altar’d State operates over 50 boutiques in the Southeastern region, with plans to continue growth. Our stores will continue to stand out for good and do its part to change […]

Timberland

Minimum Age: 16

Timberland LLC is an American manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear with a focus on footwear. It is owned by VF Corporation. Timberland footwear is marketed towards people intending outdoor […]

Victoria’s Secret

Minimum Age: 16

Victoria’s Secret is a world-class brand known around the globe for our amazing products and shopping experience. With more than 1,100 store locations world wide, we dominate the lingerie marketplace […]

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 […]

Stride Rite

Minimum Age: 18

Stride Rite, formerly the Stride Rite Corporation and stylized as stride rite, is a marketer of children’s footwear in the United States and is a major marketer of athletic and […]

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 […]

Checkers Drive-in

Minimum Age: 16

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., is one of the largest chains of double drive-thru restaurants in the United States. The company operates Checkers and Rally’s restaurants in 28 states and the […]

Einstein Bros. Bagels

Minimum Age: 16

Here at Einstein Bros.® Bagels, we believe in the bagel. We believe it has the power to do amazing things—giving you a reason to look forward to morning office meetings […]

Sheetz

Minimum Age: 16

Sheetz, Inc. is a chain of gas stations/convenience stores owned by the Sheetz family. Its headquarters are in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Sheetz has long employed the “Z” that the name ends […]

Cheddar’s

Minimum Age: 16

Cheddar’s Casual Cafe is an American restaurant chain based in Irving, Texas. Founded in 1979, as of 2016 the chain has more than 160 locations in 23 states.

Food Lion

Minimum Age: 18

Food Lion is a grocery store company based in Salisbury, N.C. Since 1957, operates more than 1,100 grocery stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states. Our company proudly employs more […]

CVS

Minimum Age: 18

CVS Pharmacy (styled as CVS/pharmacy or simply CVS) is an American pharmacy retailer and currently stands as the second largest pharmacy chain, after Walgreens, in the United States, with more […]

Firehouse Subs

Minimum Age: 18

Firehouse Subs is a US-based, fast food restaurant chain that specializes in hot subs. Firehouse Subs serves sandwiches with meats and cheeses, “steamed” hot and placed on a toasted sub […]

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