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What Summer Job? Kids Would Rather Get a Foot in the Door at a Big Company


Replies to: What Summer Job? Kids Would Rather Get a Foot in the Door at a Big Company

  • winnvanmeterwinnvanmeter Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
    Rising HS senior D2 has had a steady income babysitting and tutoring clients inherited from her older sister. This has helped to fund volunteer tutoring and car expenses. I keep encouraging her to put her entrepreneurial instincts and interests into practice by expanding her client base while she has free room and board.

    As others have pointed out, it's gotten harder to carve out time during the summer for FT jobs or internships while still taking some time off for trips to recharge for September. Her school year ends mid-June and starts up again mid-August, plus she has to take a "Health" class over the summer to graduate, since she won't have time senior year. We were planning on a road trip to Wyoming to see the total eclipse, but had to cut the trip short because she'd be missing more than two days of school. How we miss having the whole month of August free!
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