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Work Experience Credit and Job Search for Students

Earn Work Experience Credit

Interested in earning high school credit for your part-time job?

If you are 16 years or older, are currently employed in a part-time job, and have taken or are currently enrolled in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) class where what you have learned in that class is directly related to what you do and use in your job, you are able to get high school credit for your work experience. 

If you are interested, please fill out a Work Experience Application Form using the link below:

Once you submit your application, Mrs. Hastler, EWHS Worksite Learning Coordinator, will review your information and let you know if you might be eligible for this opportunity.  If you are eligible, she will work with you and your employer to complete required forms to set up your work experience for credit. 

Questions about Worksite Learning should be directed to
Shay Hastler: 

Job Search Information


Mrs. Lipscomb can help you prepare a resume and letter of interest for your

employment application.

 Unless a local company contacts EWHS, we do not research, nor do we post, part time jobs for high school students.

Students need to manage their own job search. 


The Edmonds School District sponsored an Employment Fair in April of 2017 and 2018. It was cancelled due to the school closure in 2019. We hope to have a fair in April of 2020.  We host more than 30 local businesses who have openings for part-time, summer, and full-time entry level positions.

Students should come prepared with their resumes or cover letter, as well as an "elevator pitch" to introduce themselves to potential employers. Some businesses do on-the-spot interviewing and hiring! Companies have included: Fred Meyer, QFC, Panera Bread, O'Reilly Auto Parts, City of Mountlake Terrace, Pedalheads Bike Camp, Nordstrom, Red Onion Burger, Taco Bell, AMC Theatres and more. 


TEEN LABOR LAWS: Make sure you know your rights, hours of work and prohibited duties. LNI Teen Labor Laws

For a copy of the Parent/School Authorization Form. This form should be completed by the employer, and needs our Principal, Allison Larsen's, signature.  Drop it off in the EWHS Main Office for signature:  Parent School Authorization

A hard copy of this form is also available in the Counseling Department and the Career Center at EWHS. 

- Many jobs for high school students are found via word-of-mouth. Utilize your friends and family to find out about local job openings. Talk to the managers at businesses and restaurants which you and your family frequent. Stop by and drop off your resume or letter of introduction. Many local small businesses do not post job openings - they wait for interested applicants to contact them!!


Helpful Websites to help students look for local part time jobs:

Youth At Work

Craigslist Jobs    

Jobs on Monster

Snagajob Jobs for Teens in Snohomish County

YouthForce Job Search

City of Seattle Jobs for Teens

Alderwood Mall Jobs

Port of Seattle High School Internships

Snohomish County PUD Internships