Category Archives: Teen Job Tips

Is teen Sexting a problem?

Authored by: Janae Briggs, Prevention Case Manager If you listen to the media, Teen Sexting is a full blown epidemic and it is happening with all teens. Since most teens have cell phones, computers and many other forms of media … Continue reading

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What are you doing for others?

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill Service is a big word. Service is a … Continue reading

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Salt Lake County Youth Services – Summer Employment Program

Authored by Pat Berckman, Youth Services Director Thanks to funding received from a Department of Workforce Services, a three year grant to Salt Lake County Youth Services launched a youth Summer Employment Program in 2014. Starting with 10 refugee youth … Continue reading

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Urban Art for Teens

Authored by Maria Drummond, Youth Services Recreation Therapist Through collaboration with Salt Lake County Library, Cat Rogers, a local artist and Urban Arts Instructor, was invited to come teach a four part urban art class at the Girls Group Home … Continue reading

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Teens Top 10 Rules for Professionalism

Authored by Anne Schmidt, Youth Services Prevention and Outreach Supervisor As school comes to an end and summer begins, more teens may start looking for jobs.  Jobs and internships during the summer are a great way for teens to learn … Continue reading

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Finding STEM in Everyday Life

By Ricky Vigil, Youth Services Afterschool Program Coordinator Growing up, I didn’t like science… at least, I didn’t think I liked science. I spent more time trying to find the silliest-named elements on the periodic table than memorizing atomic weights … Continue reading

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My Salt Lake County Internship Experience

By Daija Jones, Youth Services Peer Youth Worker Entering a new work environment can be intense. Walking into my summer internship with Salt Lake County Human Services Department, I held onto the idea that I would feel incredibly intimidated. I … Continue reading

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