PBS NewsHour

The pandemic's unexpected summer jobs for young people

Clip: 08/14/2020 | 5m 29s Video has closed captioning.

The summer job is a rite of passage for many teens and younger adults. Because of the pandemic, however, traditional roles such as camp counselor, lifeguard and waiter, are scarce. But as John Yang reports, some local governments are providing these young people with other unemployment options, from computer coding to coronavirus test coordination.

Aired: 08/14/20

Rating: NR

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