jobs for students

Below is a listing of local businesses who are eager to offer employment to Shrewsbury High School students.  Every job listing contains a brief job description, instructions for how to apply for the job and the contact person. It is the student's responsibilty to connect with the employer and to apply for the job personally.  This list will be kept as up to date as possible, but please contact Kathleen Keohane at if you have issues contacting the employer or the job is no longer available.  Thank you.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are seeking employment and are under the age of 18, you will need a work permit prior to starting work.  Please go to this page for instructions on how to obtain a work permit.

(Ongoing/newest jobs are listed first, Summer 2023 jobs listed at the end)

Dunkin Donuts, Grafton

Address: 72 Worcester St., Grafton

Contact: Manuel Ferreira,, Director of Operations

Description: Looking for 6 students to work weekends.

Hours: Weekends

How to apply: Scan QR code in this flyer.   An automatic text will appear.  Press Send.  Schedule a convenient interview in less than 3 minutes!


Flynn's Gas Station 

Address: 307 Hartford Turnpike (rte 20) Shrewsbury, MA

Contact: Sean Flynn,

Description: Cashier

Hours: After school, weekends.

How to apply: Contact Sean Flynn,


Creedon and Co., Inc. (run by an SHS alum) **SUMMER** too

Address: 39 Jolma Road, Worcester, MA 01604

Contact:, 508-792-3100

Description: Catering and Kitchen staff needed.  Creedon and Company provides catering and equipment (food, beverage, and staff) for events large and small throughout Worcester county.  Food and hospitality professionals bring meals prepared in our commercial kitchen to event sites wherever our customers are hosting their party. No two days are exactly alike.  You can expect to start your day at our commercial kitchen in Worcester. From there, teams assemble all the food and equipment needed for each event, and transport it to the job site. You will then help with putting tablecloths and place settings out, preparing buffet stations, assembling and organizing jobsite work area. Once guests arrive, you will help serve appetizers, a meal, and/or dessert—whatever has been arranged. After everyone has eaten, you will help clean up the job site, pack everything back into the company vans, and bring it all back to the kitchen.

Hours: Days off from school, nights and weekends.   We work with your schedule!  When shifts become available, they’re posted in our online scheduling system. You’ll be able to see the days and times we need help, and only commit to working a shift if it works with your availability. (We have people on our staff who started working for us in high school, stayed with us through college (working when they come home on break), and a few even decided they liked it enough to stay on with us after school is over.)

How to apply: Call 508-792-3100, or send an email directly to Mr. Jeffrey Abbott,  He will send you an electronic application and answer any questions you have. 


Flaherty Physical Therapy

Address: 411 Main St. #3, Northborough, MA  01532

Contact: Office Manager, Kim Cournoyer at

Description: FALL 2023: Looking for evening help as a PT aide in our clinic.  Occasional flexibility needed for coverage for our other staff as well.  There is also the potential for more hours, based on the needs of the clinic. Pay is $14.25/hour.  Candidates must be comfortable being on the phone and interacting face to face with clients, good computer knowledge, strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and have strong, friendly, courteous and kind attributes.  The job entails office work, computer work, laundry, light cleaning and assisting the physical therapists in the clinic. 

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 2:30-7:45, Fridays 2:30-5:45.

How to apply: Visit our website to check out our video and contact our Office Manager, Kim Cournoyer at 


The Shrewsbury Club **SUMMER** too

Address: 3 Tennis Dr Shrewsbury MA 01545

Contact: Sarah Corey,

Description: Lifeguard positions for jobs May-August, Camp Counselors June-August, Soccer Camp Counsellor for several weeks over the summer as well (they could work as a regular camp counsellor during the non soccer weeks too!)  

Hours: 9am-4pm, May-August or June-August

How to apply: Email Sarah Corey with what position you would be interested in and what your past experience is (if any), in a related job.


Cyprian Keyes Golf Club

Address: 284 E. Temple Street Boylston MA 01505

Contact: Lisa Treska, 508-869-9900 xtn 115,

Description: 16 years and over, seasonal with Spring, Summer and Fall being the busiest. Must have a valid driver's license to work in the Cart Bar. 

Hours: Seasonal positions. Days/nights/weekends/holidays required.

How to apply: Apply in person at the Club.


AJ Tomaiolo’s Restaurant 

Address: 411 West Main Street Northborough 

Contact: Lisa Combs, 508-393-5245

Description: 15 years old or older. Looking to hire at least 2 bussers and 3 hosts/hostesses

Hours: Evenings, weekends/ weekdays. Roughly 5:00-8:30 weekdays, 5:00-9:00 weekends 

How to apply: We prefer to meet in person, after 4:00 Tuesday-Sunday. 


Ski Ward

Address: 1000 Main St. Shrewsbury, MA

Contact: Stephanie LaCroix,

Description: Ski and snowboard instructors (ages 14+). Cashiers (ages 14+). Rental technicians (ages 16+). Cooks (ages 16+). Lift attendant (ages 18+). We train all positions. No experience required 

Hours: After school, evenings, weekends

How to apply: Fill out application at


YMCA of Central Mass - Westborough **SUMMER TOO

Address: 4 Valente Drive Westborough, MA 01581

Contact: Colby Mecketsy,

Description: 16 yrs old. We have lifeguard/swim instructor openings, front desk openings, wellness openings, child watch openings, after school care openings and rock wall openings.

Hours: After school, evenings and weekends.

How to apply: There's an online application or you can stop by the branch and we'll get you started.


Contact: Colby Mecketsy,

Description: Camp Counselor, Summer 2023, starting June 19. You must be 16 years old. No experience necessary, but you should like working with kids and be willing to work the whole 10 weeks.  Training will take place prior to June 19th. 

Hours: Weekdays, starting June 19th, for 10 weeks.

How to apply: There's an online application or contact Colby Mecketsy, or you can stop by the branch and they will get you started. 

Pay: $15/hour with incentives paid at the end of the summer!

TJ Maxx/Marshall's/Home Goods

Address: various locations: Westborough (Lyman St. Plaza), Northborough (Northborough Crossing where Wegman's is), Worcester (Lincoln Plaza)

Description: Part-time Retail Associate and many other jobs

Hours: 5pm-9:30pm, various

How to apply: Stop in at one of our locations and speak with a manager, or go to  Search for jobs by location.

Salmon Health and Retirement

Address: The Willows at Westborough, One Lyman Street, Westborough and Beaumont and Whitney Place at Northborough, 238 West Main Street, Northborough

Contact: Courtney Sibinich, 

Description: $1000 signing bonus! (Ages 15+) Dining Server- Seeking a Dining Server to serve our Residents and Guests in Dining Room according to established procedures for style and order of services. No late nights, every other weekend rotation schedule! Enjoy 26 weekends off per year!

Hours: 4p-8p, weeknights and every other weekend

How to apply: Email Courtney Sibinich or call her at 508-614-0870 or apply at  (For Westboro dining servers, apply here, for Northboro dining servers, apply here


Market Basket Shrewsbury

Address: 200 Hartford Turnpike (Rte 20) Shrewsbury, MA 

Contact: Market Basket Shrewsbury Hiring Team,

Description: Hiring in all departments: Grocery, Front-End, Dairy, Produce, Deli/Seafood, Meats, Market's Kitchen/Cafe, Bakery

Hours: After School and Weekends (Sat and Sun)

How to apply: Download and print the application form. Complete the application, then submit the filled-out application to Market Basket, 200 Hartford Turnpike (Rte 20), Shrewsbury, MA, Monday through Saturday, 8am-4pm. Onsite interviews will also be done at this location. Or send an email to and include your contact information, name and phone number.


Wachusett Mountain

Address: 499 Mountain Rd, Princeton MA 01541

Description: Must be 16 to apply. Various jobs; choose 1-3: Cashier in cafeteria, Clean Team, Customer Service, Food and Beverage, Sales, Ski Instructor, Lift ticket checker, Mountainside Ski Shop Retail, Parking Lot Attendant, Rentals, etc.

Hours: You specify.  Part-time, evenings, weekends.

How to apply: Fill out this form on the Wachusett website


Stepping Stones  (Child care center, run by an SHS alum)

Address: 66 Maple Street, Paxton, MA 


Description: Job duties include:

  • Playing and interacting with children of all different ages
  • Help children transition from one activity to another
  • Center-wide cleaning and disinfecting tasks
  • Being an additional set of hands for the teachers

Opportunities are available in Infant, Toddler or Preschool rooms.

Hours: After school hours 2pm-5pm, days off from school or vacation days, 8pm-2pm 

How to apply: To apply, email your resume or a list of their previous experience to


Chik-Fil-A  (Westboro)

Address: 286 Turnpike Rd (Rte 9) Westboro, MA 

Description: No experience is necessary. We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic people who enjoy serving customers. We will teach you everything else you need to know. At Chick-fil-A, the team member role is more than just a job, it's an opportunity. In addition to working directly for an independent Operator, team members gain life experience that goes far beyond just serving a great product in a friendly environment. Flexible hours. We will try to arrange your work schedule around school or sports teams. All Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed on Sundays so you can have a day off to spend with family and friends.

Hours: After school, evenings and weekends

How to apply: Apply on Chik-Fil-A website


Stop and Shop Shrewsbury

Address: 539-571 Boston Turnpike (Rte 9) Shrewsbury, MA 

Description: Hiring Cashiers, Deli, Meat and Grocery Department Associates. Flexible schedules. From $15.00 per hour.

Hours: Flexible schedules.

How to apply: Fill out an application online and call the store to set up an interview (508)-842-1911.


Price Chopper

Address: 731 Boston Turnpike (Rte 9) Shrewsbury, MA

Description: 1) Starbuck's front end.  Contact the hiring manager at this location or apply online at

2) Price Chopper Supermarkets is accepting applications for part-time help in all departments: Front end, Floral, Deli, General Merchandise, Grocery, etc.  Price Chopper has a history of promoting from within. We post all our full-time positions internally, so a part-time position could lead to a long career with us if you posses the drive, motivation and desire to help our customers.

When you complete the application you can list up to three departments that interest you and/or select "any department" if you are willing to work anywhere in the store. We review applications when we have hiring needs. If you are selected for an interview we will contact you by phone or email. If you are not selected for an interview we will notify you via email. Thanks for your interest in employment with Price Chopper Supermarkets.

Hours: After School and Weekends (Sat and Sun)

How to apply: Go to LinkedIn and click "Apply" button.  Or apply online at


Whole Foods

Address: 200 Hartford Turnpike (Rte 20) Shrewsbury, MA 

Description: Must be 18.  Hiring in all departments: Bakery, Customer Service/Store Support, Grocery, Meat,Prepared Foods, Produce, Seafood, Specialty, Whole Body

Hours: After school, evenings and weekends

How to apply: Apply on



Address: 9102 Shops Way, Northborough, MA 

Description: Must be 18.  Hiring in all departments: Cashier/Parking Lot Attendant, E-Commerce Store Shopper, Custodian, Diswasher, Product Stocker, Restaurant Foods Restaurant Foods Customer Service (Positions in Pizza, Sub Shop, Sushi, and more!), Fresh Foods Customer Service (Positions in Produce, Bakery, Meat/Seafood, Deli, Cheese, and more!) 

EARN A BONUS UP TO $500! Hiring immediately!

At Wegmans, our commitment to customers is simple:  Every Day You Get our Best.  Customers tell us they choose Wegmans for the helpful people in our stores, assistance building delicious meals, and the freshest ingredients possible.  If you love working with others in a fast-paced & dynamic environment, are passionate about food and trying new things, and would love to make a difference in a customer’s shopping experience, Wegmans is the place for you!

Hours: After school, evenings and weekends

How to apply: Apply online at Wegmans or on LinkedIn


Continental Pools**SUMMER** too

Address: 9 Ray Ave, Burlington MA 01803, business office Pools throughout MA and RI 

Contact: Will Alsamerai,

Description: Min. age is 16 and must know how to swim. Requirements other than that are they must take the Life guard training class and pass with us to get job. Looking for about 60 in total. No resume required.

Hours: Any and all hours. Very flexible. 

How to apply: Online applications can be found at and we will have a code to scan the day of job fair (November 17th at SHS) to complete.

Summer 2023 Jobs 

In addition to the jobs listed above, the jobs listed below are specifically for the Summer of 2023.

Department of Conservation and Recreation, Commonwealth of MA

Address: various locations around Massachusetts

Contact: Lauren Hopper, Aquatics Manager,, 508-792-7714 x117

Description: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Conservation and Recreation, is Seeking High School Students who are interested in applying for Lifeguard Employment. 

DCR Summer Lifeguards are State Employees, receive $21/hour, accrued sick time, and the option to attend one of our Free Red Cross Lifeguard certification courses prior to hire. 

Applicants must be 16 years old prior to June 15 2023, or before date of hire whichever comes first. We aim to fill our open positions before March so any students interested in Summer Employment should reach out soon. Our next Free Red Cross Lifeguard certification class is over February School Vacation in Worcester with additional options for classes in the Spring. 

DCR hires lifeguards for the following locations in Central MA:

In Worcester- Vernon Pool, Bennett Pool and Quinsigamond State Park

State Pools in- Milford, Fitchburg and Clinton

State Parks in- Gardner, Rutland, Winchendon, Hopkinton, Shutesbury

State Forests in- Leominster, Douglas, Erving

We are particularly seeking applicants who are either Dedicated Student Athletes, Compassionate Students looking to make a difference in the lives of others, Self-Motivated Students looking for a fun yet fulfilling outdoor summer job with good pay, OR Students seeking to build their resume for a future first responder/ medical career field or for college applications. Qualified applicants must be able to swim. Strong swimmers are preferred but our instructors can work with qualified applicants to improve where needed. Please feel free to peruse our website Join the Lifeguard Team for the 2023 Season | and reach out with any questions you may have.


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