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How to Make it in Tech as a Teen

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Teens and Young Adults to Follow

Daniel Brusilovsky

Being a teen in the tech industry can mean that your teenage mistakes are more public and/or more expensive. Daniel writes about his experience navigating the professional tech world as a still developing person. His perseverance through the kinds of learning experiences that all teengers go through-- but at a more public level-- might help other young people who are bumbling into the tech world at a young age.

Jessica Mah

Jessica has been through the tech industry as a teen and writes about it from the other side of teenager-dom. Her perspective is a must read for any up-and-coming teen entrepreneurs. From her site: “Before inDinero, Jessica left high school at age 15 to go to Simon’s Rock Early College, then studied computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. She has been starting her own internet businesses and programming since middle school."

Phillip Tennen

Phillip helped out potential prom goers with an app he developed last year to help tech loving teens ask a date to prom. We're looking forward to seeing what he comes up with next.

Tips for Parents and Teachers

If you’re a parent or teacher wanting to help your techy teen, look at these resources:

Look Out Social

5 Tips for Helping Teens Manage Technology

Net Smartz

Common Sense Media

Ways for Teens to Get Involved in Tech

Find an internship:

Start a blog:

Volunteer with tech:

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