Paid Employment Opportunities

  • Summer Jobs 2019

    There is no better time than February to start your summer job search! Businesses and camps will start filling summer positions shortly to ensure they have all their summer staffing needs filled.

    Things to consider as you start your search:

    • Transportation/How will you get to work?
      • Public transit
      • Personal
        • Walk or bike
        • Drive yourself
        • Rely on family or friend
    • Your availability
      • Does your summer schedule allow for work?
        • Can you make a serious commitment?
    • Your work preferences
      • Indoors/outdoors
      • Quiet space/loud space
    • Update/Gather your paper work
      • Resume
      • Personal documents you may need such as ID, Birth Certificate, Passport & Social Security Card
      • References – three people who can speak to your work ethic
        • Teacher, coach, club facilitator
        • Past employer (s)
      • Ask three people in your network if they are willing to be a reference (can’t be family)

    Where to look for work

    • Past positions – email or call to let them know you are interested in summer employment again
    • Network – family, friends, acquaintances  
    • Help Wanted” or Hiring” signs hung in windows of local businesses
    • Internet search

    Massachusetts minimum wage rates & notes

    Note: There are many circumstances in which different wages may be paid. See links below for more information. Minimum wage will go up in steps to reach $15 per hour in January 2023.

    Please visit the following link for further information:

    Paid Employment opportunities can also be found in Naviance for Newton North.

    Click the link below for an easy guide for applying to jobs!

    Easy guide for applying to jobs!

    Information on Applications

    • Most applications can be found online by visiting the businesses website.  However, some locations will have hard copies upon request.
    • When searching a website for openings keep an eye out for these key words:
      • Careers  
      • Employment

    Opportunities as of 1/8/19

    In Newton


    • Waban
      • Hiring age is 17
      • Apply on-line or in the store


    • Chestnut Hill  
    • Seeking resumes and information about position your interested in via email

    Chestnut Hill

    200-230 Boylston Street

    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467




    • Variety of part time positions. Use the link to find the right fit for you! You can also go to their website and click Careers found at the top of page.

    JP Licks

    • Hiring age 18
    • Apply on-line or in person   


    • Hiring age is 16
    • Visit Models website and click on “Careers” at the bottom of the page to search for openings
    • Once you have applied on-line call the store to set up an interview
      • 617-965-4839 listen to message and press “0” to speak to someone

    Panera Bread – Newton Centre

    • Hiring age is 16
    • Several part time positions
      • Delivery Drivers must be 18
    • Visit Panera Bread and search for “Now Hiring” or “JoinMyPanera” at top right hand corner to continue to careers page.


    Outside of Newton:

    Stop & Shop Watertown (Watertown Street)

      • Hiring age is 16
      • Cashier positions available in the afternoon and evening



      • Hiring age is 16
      • Apply on-line, in store


Internship Opportunities

  • Internship opportunities can also be found in Naviance for Newton North.

    Partners for Youth with Disabilities MLK Scholar

    Intern from late June to August 2018.  This is a paid internship. Candidates need to have disability, 16-18 yrs and willing to be able to full fill 140 hrs with various PYD programs.

    Deep Chinappa
    Outreach and Recruitment Director
    MHC/ATT/ C3 Campus Career Connect Coordinator
    Partners for Youth with Disabilities
    5 Middlesex Avenue Suite 307
    Somerville MA 02145-1110
    Phone: (617) 556-4075, x120


Volunteer Opportunities