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Help a Mom: Summer jobs for teens

Posted April 17, 2012 8:49 p.m. EDT

Here's an email from a mom looking for a summer job for her teenager:

I'm looking for a summer job for my 15-year-old. All summer jobs seem to be geared for at risk youths or kids living in the city of Raleigh. Please help! Clayton, Garner = nothing. If you don't live in Raleigh, the Summer Youth Employment program is off limits. I have tried everywhere.

Our correspondent is referring to Raleigh's summer jobs program for teens, which I wrote about earlier this year. The application deadline was March 28.

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