As soon as I turned 16, I wanted to get a part-time job. My mother let me, as long as my grades and other after-school activities didn't suffer.
My first job was at a movie theater working at the concession stand (oh, how I ended up hating it! LoL). It was a real eye-opener and made me appreciate the value of a dollar.
Check out these links about part-time jobs for teens:
Should teens have jobs? — Yahoo! Shine
This mama blogs about how it felt when her daughter got her first job. — Parent Dish
Even funny man Steve Carell's daughter is making the moolah. — Celeb Baby
Help your teen find a job. This website is dedicated specifially to part-time and seasonal job postings. — Snag A Job
Your child may not be old enough for a job yet, but you can still teach them the power of a penny. — Woman's Day
Does your teen have a job?