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Where are the summer jobs for students?

Q. I am a college student. I’ve been looking for a summer job ever since I returned home for break. Employers are telling me that in order to be considered to work: a) I either need experience, or b) I cannot be a college student. I am starting to get extremely frustrated.

A. Summer jobs, as with all jobs, are in demand and highly competitive. What are your expectations for a summer job? Do you need to make money or gain experience?

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