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The Best Summer Jobs for College Students

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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 Staff1
    161
    18

    Resort Staff

  • Babysitter2
    123
    19

    Babysitter

  • Lifeguard3
    114
    14

    Lifeguard

  • Camp Counselor4
    113
    24

    Camp Counselor

  • Career-Oriented Intern5
    89
    22

    Career-Oriented Intern

  • Event Worker6
    101
    33

    Event Worker

  • Seasonal Worker7
    88
    29

    Seasonal Worker

  • Teacher's Assistant8
    73
    20

    Teacher's Assistant

  • Theater Worker9
    88
    33

    Theater Worker

  • Office Temp10
    82
    31

    Office Temp

  • Cashier11
    64
    20

    Cashier

  • Tutor12
    72
    28

    Tutor

  • Cruise Ship Staff13
    75
    30

    Cruise Ship Staff

  • Research Assistant14
    59
    17

    Research Assistant

  • Tour Guide15
    52
    18

    Tour Guide

  • Athletics Assistant16
    45
    13

    Athletics Assistant

  • Delivery Driver17
    45
    13

    Delivery Driver

  • Sales Associate18
    53
    21

    Sales Associate

  • Resident Advisor19
    37
    9

    Resident Advisor

  • Personal Aide20
    56
    28

    Personal Aide

  • Bank Teller21
    47
    21

    Bank Teller

  • Stock Clerk22
    35
    10

    Stock Clerk

  • Merchandising Assistant23
    47
    22

    Merchandising Assistant

  • Barista24
    37
    13
  • Freelance Writer25
    37
    13