The Quest Beyond the Pink Collar

The Quest Beyond the Pink Collar

“This is a place where girls can learn about themselves, explore non-traditional career options, and learn about female role-models of the past, present and future.” Includes pages on sports and entertainment, mind and body, “herstory,” and starting your own personal Quest Journal.
Subject: Money And Work

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Jump$tart is a coalition of organizations, including the U.S. Mint and Sallie Mae, “that share an interest in advancing financial literacy among students in pre-kindergarten through college.” The site contains newsletter and downloadable resources about financial literacy.
Subject: Money And Work

Independent Means, Inc.

Independent Means, Inc.

Independent Means is “the leading provider of products and services for girls’ financial independence. We are your first stop for news on starting a business; making, saving, and growing money; figuring out how to use money to make a better world (aka philanthropy!); and networking with mentors.” This site used to be named “An Income of Her Own.”
Subject: Money And Work–Personal Finance

Wise Buys

Wise Buys

This site will help you become a smart consumer. Take the Wise Buys quiz to see how savvy you are in the face of tricky advertisments and read about how companies use clever marketing to get teens to buy their products.
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information

Ready, Set, Credit

Ready, Set, Credit

Published by the Federal Trade Commission, “Ready, Set, Credit” has valuable information about getting a credit card. Find out what credit it all about, or learn more about APR’s and “credi-quette.”
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information

Digital Trends

Digital Trends

Your “gateway to a hi-tech lifestyle,” here you’ll find product reviews on every type of electronic gadget out there, as well as news stories and a joinable community.
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information; Technology–Design

The Gadgeteer

The Gadgeteer

Judie and Julie show you around the world of electronic gadgets. They offer a wide variety of product reviews, as well as a discussion board. The reviews are searchable.
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information

Job Interview Strategies for Teens

Job Interview Strategies for Teens

This section from Quintessential Careers is targeted specifically to teens, with advice on job seeking, interviewing skills, and resume writing. Other sections of www.quintcareers.com provide advice on many job application questions. There are some fee services, but the freebies are extensive!
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

College Toolkit

College Toolkit

A “one-stop resource for life after high school allowing students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location. It is one of the most comprehensive sites for life after high school…”
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs

“Summer Jobs is a database of seasonal and part-time job opportunities. While the primary focus is Summer employment, other jobs may be posted here as well.” It also includes some internships. You can search the database by location or keyword.
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting

StudentAwards.Com

StudentAwards.Com

“This Canadian web site gives you immediate access to our database of thousands of scholarships, bursaries, fellowships, grants and other financial awards. Whether you are about to enter your first year of post-secondary education or are already enrolled in a university or college program, studentawards.com can help you find the money to finance yo …
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

Street Cents

Street Cents

Long-standing CBC TV show all about money — how to get it and how not to get ripped off when you spend it.
Subject: Money And Work

Choose to Save

Choose to Save

Here are interactive savings calculators that will help you see how easy it can be to reach your goals by saving.
Subject: Money And Work

Quintessential Careers: A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide

Quintessential Careers: A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide

“This site is designed to provide as much information and resources as possible about jobs and careers for every kind of job seeker — all for free! The goal of this site is providing job-seekers with the best resources on the Web.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance; Money And Work–Job Hunting

101 Top College, University and Scholarship Pages

“Features links to free scholarship search services, one of the funniest and best college essays ever written, single college applications accepted by hundreds of colleges, college “matching” data bases, SAT practice tests, traditional African-American colleges, graduate school information, and much, much more.”
Subject: Money And Work–Student Aid

Part-time Jobs for Teenagers

Part-time Jobs for Teenagers

This page refers to Marshall Brain’s book “The Teenager’s Guide to the Real World,” but you don’t need to buy the book in order to learn a lot from this page. It suggests many ways in which teenagers can create a part-time job of their own instead of flipping burgers at the local fast food franchise.
Subject: Money And Work–Job Hunting