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Find your age group to learn more about what jobs you are eligible and what you need to do to get working papers.
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Build your Future

Explore for the future and prepare for careers. Find your age group to learn more about what jobs you are eligible and what you need to do to get working papers to prepare for a job interview.

As a parent or guardian, it is important to help your child think ahead and plan for their career. We provide information and resources for parents to help guide their children through careers starting with elementary school to helping their children manage their career choices.

Breakdown by Age
Ages 14-17

If you are under 18 years old and want to work you will need working papers. There are three types of working papers, dependent on your age. 

Ages 18-24

The time is now to take the next steps to build a successful future. Landing the job you want and enjoy takes preparation and planning. Get tips and resources to build a successful future.

New York Youth Jobs Program
The New York Youth Jobs Program helps young people entering the world of work have a successful start. Participants receive critical workforce skills that will serve them well into their careers. Check your eligibility and get certified.