What Kind Of Summer Job Is Right For You?

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What Kind Of Summer Job Is Right For You?

Finding a summer job can be overwhelming. This quick quiz will help you assess your values and narrow down that daunting summer job search. Read your results for some tips and links to check out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I like to read
    • A. 

      Non-fiction biographies of successful people and books that are relevant to my field

    • B. 

      Inspirational stories and books that have a real message about making the world a better place

    • C. 

      Self help books and guides to getting rich, quick

    • D. 

      Fiction - particularly stories that take place in exotic places

  • 2. 
    This summer, the most important thing about my job is
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Salary

    • C. 

      Relevance to my program

    • D. 

      Personal fulfillment

  • 3. 
    This summer, I really DON'T want to
    • A. 

      Work for a chain or corportaion

    • B. 

      Be stuck at a desk

    • C. 

      Blow all my money on partying

    • D. 

      Let an opportunity pass me by

  • 4. 
    At work, I like to
    • A. 

      Just get my shift over with

    • B. 

      Take initiative and go beyond the call of duty

    • C. 

      Help others/society

    • D. 

      Take myself out of my comfort zone and challenge myself

  • 5. 
    When I'm doing assignments for school, I
    • A. 

      Work like a dog making sure I turn in something I am really proud of

    • B. 

      Make sure they have some relevance to broader social issues

    • C. 

      Spend way more hours than I need to at the library because I am always daydreaming

    • D. 

      Always do good work, but don't knock myself out over every detail - I have other priorities too

  • 6. 
    The thing I most want to get out of this summer job is
    • A. 

      A change, so I can come back next semester feeling refreshed

    • B. 

      As many work hours as possible, so I can maximize my paycheque

    • C. 

      A feeling that I've contributed something to my community

    • D. 

      Some amazing experience and connections that will help me find a full time job when I graduate

  • 7. 
    I am most comfortable working
    • A. 

      With others, in a position to help them succeed

    • B. 

      At something familiar where my training can really shine

    • C. 

      Where I don't have to bring my job home with me at the end of the day

    • D. 

      Outdoors where I am constantly engaged and active