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Decide What Type of Summer Job You Want
How to Get a Summer Job

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Before you apply for a summer job, it's a good idea to take some time to decide what you want to do. Not only will you end up with a summer job that you enjoy; you'll also save time job searching because you can target your search to focus on the jobs that are a good match for your interests.

Are you interested in working with children? Take a look at camp counselor positions or summer tutoring programs. How about working on the beach, at a park, in the mountains, or at another outdoor job? There are many seasonal positions available at resorts and amusement parks. Consider interning at a museum, at a zoo, or at some other organization related to your career aspirations. There are lots of options for summer jobs, so the first step is to decide what type of summer job you want.

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