VOTE The Best Summer Jobs for College Students  

Samantha Dillinger
2.2k votes 486 voters 5.2k views 35 items
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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133 14
Resort Staff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Resort Staff

2
105 15
Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Babysitter

3
96 14
Lifeguard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Lifeguard

4
92 22
Camp Counselor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Camp Counselor

5
87 33
Event Worker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Event Worker

6
64 23
Career-Oriented Intern is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Career-Oriented Intern

7
72 30
Seasonal Worker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Seasonal Worker

8
69 28
Office Temp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Office Temp

9
73 32
Theater Worker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Theater Worker

10
51 21
Teacher's Assistant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Teacher's Assistant

11
72 39
Bartender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students

12
44 20
Cashier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Cashier

13
43 20
Fitness Trainer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Fitness Trainer

14
54 29
Tutor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Tutor

15
56 31
Cruise Ship Staff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Cruise Ship Staff

16
34 18
Research Assistant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Research Assistant

17
30 18
Sales Associate is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Sales Associate

18
22 12
Athletics Assistant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Athletics Assistant

19
38 29
Personal Aide is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Personal Aide

20
29 21
Tour Guide is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Tour Guide

21
20 13
Delivery Driver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Delivery Driver

22
21 14
Landscaper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Landscaper

23
28 21
Merchandising Assistant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Merchandising Assistant

24
16 10
Freelance Writer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students

25
17 11
Barista is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students

26
31 25
Golf Caddy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Golf Caddy

27
15 10
Stock Clerk is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Stock Clerk

28
27 23
Bank Teller is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Bank Teller

29
15 11
Resident Advisor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Resident Advisor

30
17 14
IT Support is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
IT Support

31
13 13
Dining Hall Employee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Dining Hall Employee

32
10 14
Call Center Representative is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Call Center Representative

33
11 17
Online Data Entry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Online Data Entry

34
10 16
Account is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Account

35
11 19
Customer Service Representativ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Customer Service Representative