You’re Hired! Top Ten Summer Jobs for the High Schooler

And suddenly… school is OVER!  Now what?

With summer upon us, many students are dying to hit the beach, get their tan on, and have two whole months of total relaxation. While the luxury of getting to relax and ignore school responsibilities sounds undeniably amazing, some consider this frill a little too monotonous and would much prefer to switch on their brains and get active. Others, doing some basic financial considerations, need some cash to support all of those vacation social activities that will soon be enticing options.

If you feel that you are one of those individuals and are in dire need to get out of the house and get working, here are ten summer jobs that might not become viable career inspiration, but certainly do offer a solid way to keep busy and entrepreneurial during the vacation period.

1. Babysitting


2. Camp Counselor


3. Dog Walker / Pet Sitter


4. Tutor
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5. Waiter / Waitress


6. Movie theatre employee


7. Flyer distributor

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8. Assistant Coach


9. Lifeguard


10. Starbucks Barista

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Author: Bella Cuevas

Bella is a first-year​ reporter for The Eye. She is a senior and has been at SAS for 5 years. When Bella is not binge-watching shows on Netflix or taking her occasional naps throughout the day, she can be found on the field playing soccer or touch rugby, eating chocolate pudding, ranting on about her love for Big Brother or jamming out to Mark Morrison's "Return of The Mack." She can be contacted at

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