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Education & Employment

If you are 14 years old or older, you are eligible for a job at Franklin Lakes Public Library.  Pages (that’s really the title of the position!) are responsible for shelving books, media, and other library materials, as well as often fulfilling other special jobs during their regular work hours.  If you are interested in working with us, all you have to do is walk into the library and ask for an application!  If you have any questions, feel free to call.  For help with other immediate or future academic and career planning, check out some of these quality websites.

Career Builder
This site allows you to post your resume online and search through job advertisements by interest and/or location.

College Board
Click here to register and prepare for the SATs!  The College Board has a ton of information for students, parents, and educators about academic planning.

Educational Testing Service
The official site for information about the various tests put out by the ETS, as well resources for test takers, test takers with disabilities, parents, and test-center supervisors.  Register for a test, prepare with free test preps, sample questions, and tips for test taking, and even order additional copies of your test score online.

Like Career Builder, Monster allows you to control your job searches via the Internet.  You had post your resume and receive job announcements electronically!

Occupational Outlook Handbook
According to this site the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the U. S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, “is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.”

Teen Job Search Guide
Discusses how teens can search for jobs – including information on summer jobs, working papers, resumes, references, etc.  This site includes a lot of internal links and helpful hints.

Teens 4 Hire
A career and recruitment website for teens who are at least 14 years old.  Registration is required but basic membership is absolutely free.  Included on this site is the ability to fill out online applications, plus your provided with job-seeking tips and information on careers in specific fields.

Thomson Peterson’s Planner
Registration is free, and this site is a comprehensive look at planning for college, graduate school, and career opportunities.  Pick a school, practice the steps, and take a look at what else is out there!