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Top 10 Summer Jobs for Teens

Let's face it -- between school, home, friends, and extracurricular activities, life as a teenager can be chaotic. Many teens view summer as a time for relaxation and vacation, but for some, it's all about the money. Summer jobs for teens should be fun, social, and flexible. Here are some popular part-time jobs that let teens earn extra cash while gaining valuable experience for the future.

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Landscaping and Lawn Care

Landscaping and lawn care are booming businesses during the summer months. Many people don't have the time or aren't physically capable of caring for their lawn and garden. Landscaping is a challenging job that entails manual labor and long hours. If your teen doesn't mind getting dirty and loves the outdoors, nature, and designing, this job is right for her. She'll hone her creativity and benefit from the physical activity, while learning about responsibility, hard work, and time-management. Plus, her hard work will be on view in the community - a free advertisement for his services.

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