Careers The Best Summer Jobs for College Students  

Samantha Dillinger
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Getting a summer job as a college student is a great way to make some extra cash so you can have more fun during your time off! Plus, it will greatly help to prevent sheer boredom during those long summer months away from the classroom. What are some great summer jobs for college students?
 
Summer jobs can often provide the opportunity to get some sunshine while you make some cash. For example, working a landscaping gig or lifeguarding at a community pool is a great way to make the time go by faster while still earning some extra cash. If you’re looking to make a lot of extra money working smart and not hard is the way to go. Consider being a server in a high-end restaurant and watch the tips start piling up!
 
This list features the best summer jobs for college students, as ranked by the community. Vote up the best summer jobs for college kids below or add a college summer job you think is great that isn't already on the list.

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Resort Staff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Resort Staff

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Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Babysitter

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Lifeguard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Lifeguard

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Camp Counselor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Camp Counselor

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Event Worker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Event Worker

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Theater Worker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Theater Worker

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Seasonal Worker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Seasonal Worker

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Office Temp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Office Temp

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Career-Oriented Intern is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Career-Oriented Intern

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Bartender is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students

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Teacher's Assistant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Teacher's Assistant

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Cashier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Cashier

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42 18
Fitness Trainer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Fitness Trainer

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Tutor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Tutor

The Best Jobs for College Students

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Cruise Ship Staff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Cruise Ship Staff

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Research Assistant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Research Assistant

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Sales Associate is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Sales Associate

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Athletics Assistant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Athletics Assistant

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Merchandising Assistant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Merchandising Assistant

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Personal Aide is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Personal Aide

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Delivery Driver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Delivery Driver

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Landscaper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Landscaper

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Freelance Writer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students

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Barista is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students

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Tour Guide is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Tour Guide

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Golf Caddy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Golf Caddy

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IT Support is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
IT Support

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Resident Advisor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Resident Advisor

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Stock Clerk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Stock Clerk

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Bank Teller is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Bank Teller

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Dining Hall Employee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Dining Hall Employee

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Call Center Representative is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Call Center Representative

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Online Data Entry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Online Data Entry

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Customer Service Representativ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Customer Service Representative

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Account is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Account