My son is 19 and desperately wants a new car. Not just a newer car, but a brand new, off the showroom floor car. We'll, he'd better find another summer job to accomplish that. So how does a teenager here in Utica find a summer job? Where can they look?

If you're a teen or someone trying to help a teenager find work, the first step should be to read this article from snagajob for helpful hints in the search and tips for the interview.

Next is to contact directly these places in the Central New York area always looking for teens for employment opportunities.

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Check with the North Utica Recreation Center and Pool at 426 Northern Rd in Utica. (315) 732-0005. Also the Buckley Pool on Culver Ave in Utica may need lifeguards. Call (315) 738-1080.

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Nicky Doodles in Rome (315) 339-5395, Verona (315) 280-0638 and Utica (315) 982-9828 are accepting applications for possible summer job openings.

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Fast Food restaurants are always looking for fresh faces. If you're interested in applying at the North Utica Burger King, stop in and ask for Tammy. The Wendy's on North Genesee Street is accepting applications. Stop in and ask for Chris. McDonald's is having a hiring day at all of our area restaurants on 5/28/13 from 2pm-6pm. That's the Tuesday after Memorial Day. Teens can apply online or show up for on the spot interviews.

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Chuck E. Cheese's is a fun place for families with young children. It's also a great place for a teen to find a summer job. Here is the link to apply online for a job at Check E. Cheese's. Good Luck!

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Enchanted Forest Water Safari has got to be one of the most popular destinations for teen employment. They are looking for new members to join their 2013/2014 team! If you're a teen looking for a summer job they may have the perfect position for you. Now is the time to apply, because interviews are currently being held. Get more details here.

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