Summer 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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143 16
Resort Staff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Resort Staff
2
111 15
Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Babysitter
3
97 14
Lifeguard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Lifeguard
4
98 22
Camp Counselor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Camp Counselor
5
88 34
Event Worker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Event Worker
6
67 23
Career-Oriented Intern is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Career-Oriented Intern
7
71 28
Office Temp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Office Temp
8
72 30
Seasonal Worker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Seasonal Worker
9
74 33
Theater Worker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Theater Worker
10
53 21
Teacher's Assistant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Teacher's Assistant
11
73 39
Bartender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
12
45 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
57 32
Cruise Ship Staff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Cruise Ship Staff
15
54 30
Tutor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Tutor
16
36 18
Research Assistant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Summer Jobs for College Students
Research Assistant
17
32 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