Fewer teens working summer jobs

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By Gerry Tuoti

Roughly 44 percent of Massachusetts teens are working summer jobs, compared to more than 61 percent in 2000. THE IMPACT: Teens who work summer jobs are more likely to develop marketable skills and enjoy long-term career success, according to some labor analysts.

Summer jobs are a thing of the past for more than half of Massachusetts teens.

The years-long decrease in youth summer employment is influenced by many factors, including labor market trends, economic conditions, societal changes and shifting education priorities, according to labor experts. A generation ago, most teens worked during the summer. Today teens with summer jobs are firmly in the minority.

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