Finding Summer Jobs


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How can I find a summer job?

If you plan on living at home during the summer, then consider the employers in your geographic area. Students have worked in restaurants, retail stores, summer recreational programs for children, day camps, labs, offices (often as a temp), banks, lawn care, child care, and libraries. Contact these places directly and ask if they hire for the summer and how can you apply. It is likely you will not secure the job prior to summer break, but doing advance leg work can helpyou land a job more quickly once you arrive at home.

Some places to look for summer work include:

  • Restaurant and Retail
  • Temp Agencies
  • Local Classified Ads
  • Summer Camps
  • Online Resources such as ObieOpps, LACN, and Switchboard
  • Federal government jobs through USAjobs.gov