Summer Jobs

Getting Ahead This Summer

Yesterday was the longest day of the year. The first day of summer! Most of you have finished your academic work for the year and have already started to do what the summer offers you in the line of work or adventure. Those of you who are particularly motivated to get ahead have likely begun ...

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Summertime Essays And Other Efforts

Summer 2017 arrives in less than two weeks. If you’re a rising high school senior, you may be wondering what to do over these next two-to-three months or so. Maybe you aren’t wondering and have a specific plan for how to spend your time. If you don’t have a plan, maybe I can help you ...

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Regarding Summer Jobs

Attention high school seniors … Summer looms. How will you spend your time during these hopefully not lazy, crazy days? Are you currently looking for a summer job? Have you acquired one already? Maybe you’re already working one. The world of summer jobs has changed dramatically over the decades, along with most other things, I ...

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Student Summers: Siestas or Stimulation?

Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Well, maybe not anymore, with the pressures of life — even for high school and college students — here in the year 2012. I remember how I used to look forward to summers when I was in elementary, middle, and high school. My warm-weather enthusiasm was somewhat less in ...

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Summer Jobs

Ah, high school summers. How well I recall. Gas was $0.30 per gallon and the livin’ was easy . . . until I needed to buy some gas, get new tennis shoes, or go out on a date. So, being the brilliant strategist that I am, I figured out that I needed a summer job. ...

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Summer Job Success

Last time, I discussed some ideas for the kinds of summer jobs you may care to consider. This time, I’ll discuss how to improve your chances to get one of those summer jobs. I reference once again an informative article that explains five ways to improve your odds for landing that job. After all, as ...

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Summer Job Ideas

Ah, high school summers. How well I recall. Gas was $0.30 per gallon and the livin’ was easy . . . until I needed to buy some gas, get new tennis shoes, or go out on a date. So, being the brilliant strategist that I am, I figured out that I needed a summer job. ...

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Have A Profitable Summer Break

Whether you’re a high school upperclassman or a college student, summer vacation is a great time to earn some money. Summer break used to mean fun in the sun for many students, but the extremely high cost of college (and life in general for high school students) means many must keep their noses to the ...

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Summer Jobs: Few or Far Between?

The news media are completely confusing sometimes. Here are two headlines I just saw online: – Summer jobs sparse for teens this year – Students can expect more summer jobs this year Huh? What’s a high schooler (or college student) suppose to think? As for the first headline, here’s the thrust of that story: ‘If ...

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Searching for Summer Jobs

Even though it’s still February as I write this, it’s not too early to be starting your summer job search. School will end in early June for most high school students and colleges can end as early as mid-May. As with most things in life these days, applying and getting a summer job can be ...

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