The summer vacation is usually a symbol for freedom and fun times for most teenagers around the world. On the other hand, the summer vacation is the perfect time to get a part-time job that allows you to gain professional experience in various domains, new friends and relationships, and, of course, earn tempting paychecks.
There are lots of summer jobs to choose from and that’s why we cooked up a list with the top 5 summer jobs for students to fit their “priorities” and “fix” schedule.
- Content Writer
Also called freelance working, being a content writer is the perfect job for summertime as is the most flexible job you can ever have. I mean yes, you’ll have deadlines and all but mostly you can decide the deadline and therefore your schedule.
Also, you can always be in control of your earnings as you can always write more or less according to your financial needs or your disposable time between your summer activities. As well, this job will drastically improve your writing skills and also brain activity, not to mention how much knowledge you’ll come to have in various domains.
This is maybe the most common summer job, and it’s pretty much understandable. As well as hard work and boring inventories might be involved, you’ll also have a lot of fun with your coworkers. Not to mention the beautiful tips you’ll enjoy.
For example, two years ago, I chose to be a waiter over the summer. This simple job allowed me to enjoy a seven days’ vacation at the seaside with my friends, to attend an expensive 4 days festival, and it also gave me the possibility to buy a new phone. Of course, besides all these aspects, I was partying every weekend. So, it was totally worth it!
- Camp Counselor
Now, this is more like a full-time summer job, but it’s way too awesome, of course, if you like kids and enjoy working with them. Meanwhile, you’ll develop your leadership skills as a camp counselor while getting to enjoy your summer to the fullest.
Just imagine how many activities like hiking, climbing, and swimming you’ll engage in, and most of them may be new even to you. Of course, while you’ll be having fun you’ll also be paid. Could it be more awesome than this? If this is how you want to spend your summer, you’d better get a CPR certification to increase your hiring chances.
Well, students may have a long vacation over the summer, but parents usually don’t. Therefore, summer is the season in which babysitters are the most wanted. Besides the fact that parents pay very well to know their child in good hands, there are a lot of benefits.
You’ll play a very important role in that child’s education, you’ll learn what responsibility really means, and you’ll get to relive your childhood. In most of the cases, this is a part-time job as most parents get home by 4-5 pm, and weekends are all yours, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the summer too.
- Vet Assistant
If you’re one of the many pet lovers, especially if you’re a student at veterinary medicine, you should definitely choose to vet assistant for your summer job. Not only that you’ll get to gain a lot of experience and useful tricks and tips, but you’ll also earn some very decent money.
As well, the schedule is usually flexible and won’t consume much of your summertime and anyway it’s not like it would bother you to spend a part of your day with animals.
Now that you know all the best options it’s time to take action and get yourself hired over the summer. Gaining your money will gain you a different kind of satisfaction and you’ll truly learn to appreciate things and their value.
P.S.: In case if you want to spend all summer long at the beach, swimming through the ocean’s waves, chasing after girls, then, you should definitely apply for a lifeguard post.