Great Jobs for Teens in Charleston, SC

Tourists flock to Charleston! Therefore the restaurants around the Holy City are always full of people, and continuously in need of employees. A few well-known dining places around the Charleston area are:

California Dreaming – waterfront view on the Charleston Harbor. Serves prime rib, steaks, ribs, pasta dishes and burgers, as well as the famous California Dreaming salad.
Olive Garden – Italian Restaurant in North Charleston.
Applebee’s – Family restaurant serving burgers, steaks, chicken and salads.
Outback Steakhouse – Everyone’s favorite steak house. The blooming onion is one of their most popular appetizers.
T-Bones – restaurant and bar serving steaks, seafood, chicken and burgers.
Wild Wings – Fun place especially for Charleston’s college students. Serves a variety of wings as well as mouth watering appetizers.

Charleston’s Citadel Mall (843.766.8511) is a favorite hang out for teens, as well as adults. Listed below are several of the more popular stores teenagers venture towards.

Palmetto Moon – clothing and accessory store featuring South Carolina’s Palmetto Moon symbol.
Piercing Pagoda – jewelry and ear piercing store.
Chick Filet – one of the many dining areas in the mall’s food court.
Belk – clothing, accessories and home areas for everyone.
Bath and Body Works – delightful sprays, colognes, perfumes, soaps and candles.
Champs – athletic wear store.
American Eagle – well-priced clothing store with accessories, sunglasses and fragrances.
Foot Locker – shoe store for the entire family.
Gap – well known clothing store featuring adult and kids clothing.

Charleston also offers many jobs through Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission ( During the summer, the Park offers three different water parks, each located around the Charleston area. Teens may find a job here fun, as well as educational. In order to become one of the park’s life guards, teens will need to take a class on life guard training. More information may be found at 843-795-4386. Teens may also be interested in life guarding at one of the beaches located in Charleston, such as Folly or the Isle of Palms.

For more information on jobs, teens can search Charleston’s oldest and most read paper, The Post and Courier. Jobs can be found online at

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