A job during high school can put a young person on the path to a fulfilling future.
Multiple research studies show that:
- Young people who work during high school are more responsible and have better time and financial management skills.
- A job in high school has a positive impact on future earnings and occupational status.
- There is a strong link between working during high school and attaining a job right after graduation.
- Low income youth who work a moderate amount while in high school are 50% more likely to graduate high school.