How to Get a Summer Job
The Two Biggest Do’s and Don’ts
There’s this feeling of relief and this ominous shadow of dread that comes with finals week: school’s out but now you have to find a summer job. If there were ever two words that I despised as much as summer job, I haven’t come across them yet. And surprisingly, it has nothing to do with
First, the golden rule of applying for summer jobs is to never, and I mean never, let the employer know you are looking for just a summer job. You may be thinking, that seems so dirty and low, but it’s what you got to do. And if you still feel bad about it, you never know what the future holds; you may really like the job and want to keep it. Slim chance? Well, listen to this then: why would someone hire you for a few months if they could just as easily hire someone who is going to be there longer? They would spend all that time training you to just turn around and do it again in 10 weeks later. It’s simple math, or well, common sense. So suck it up, tell your conscience goodbye, and lie.