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Summertime (working) Blues

My 17 year old son has been looking for a part time job for several months, and now would like a summer job before heading off to college. The problem is, he doesn't seem to be able to find anything. [more inside]
posted by genefinder on May 19, 2008 - 31 answers

Advice for faculty position job interview?

I just found out that I have an phone interview for a faculty (assistant professor) position (biology) at a liberal-arts college this Wednesday afternoon. Yay! But I've never actually had a formal interview before. Help! Also, I'm pregnant. Questions and advice requests inside. [more inside]
posted by gaspode on Apr 14, 2008 - 23 answers

'General Geek' Seeks Employment?

I'm a general geek. I.e. I can do basic HTML, CSS, JScript, PHP, etc. I'm proficient in Photoshop, but by no means an expert. I'm the hardware troubleshooting guy for my family, and a few others (oy). What kind of job am I looking for? There is, of course, more to this... [more inside]
posted by aleahey on Mar 28, 2008 - 19 answers

should we stay or should we go?

Should we still move to chicago, even with the threat of recession? [more inside]
posted by shesaysgo on Mar 17, 2008 - 16 answers

Does certificaion really help you find a job?

Would getting certification help in finding a more rewarding job while I'm working on the major? [more inside]
posted by isopropyl on Jan 30, 2008 - 5 answers

A sure MIIS.

What can you tell me about the Monterey Institute of International Studies? [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Oct 3, 2007 - 4 answers

How much notice do i give that i'm quitting my summer job?

How much notice do i give that i'm quitting my summer job? [more inside]
posted by itheearl on Jul 16, 2007 - 10 answers

How do I find a job / apartment in a new city?

Any advice on moving to a new, far away city, renting an apartment, getting a job, and perhaps attending a college? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 21, 2007 - 10 answers

College Student seeks employment advice

I am going back to school after a 3 year break. Help me think out of the box in terms of employment opportunities (while I am in college) that have working hours between 4:30 pmish and 1 amish. [more inside]
posted by crewshell on Apr 29, 2007 - 19 answers

Ripon WI vs Westminster MD?

Contemplating a move: Anybody know anything about Ripon College and Ripon Wisconsin, or McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) and Westminster Maryland? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 21, 2007 - 15 answers

WANT AD: Food writer, dreams of travel, plenty K a year!

Do you know of any resources that give information on "niche" careers, preferably with personal anecdotes? Or even just career advice? [more inside]
posted by ElectricBlue on Jan 9, 2007 - 8 answers

Why Can't He Find A Job?

My boyfriend's fresh out of college, and is having a really hard time finding work in his field (graphic design). [more inside]
posted by Teevee's Bella on Nov 13, 2006 - 24 answers

Please give me advice on what I can do to give myself a satisfying future.

WORKFILTER: Input needed on what I should do with my future, immediately (next 5 weeks) and distantly (4 years)? (Long) [more inside]
posted by mhuckaba on Jul 21, 2006 - 17 answers

What should I do with the next few years of my life?

I'm a high school senior trying to plan the next few years of my life. I'll definitely take a year off before college, but everything else is still up in the air. [more inside]
posted by jbb7 on Jan 14, 2006 - 30 answers

Help me stop coasting

If you have a happy career help me! So I'm trying to figure out what to do with my life. Why is it so hard? [more inside]
posted by the giant pill on Nov 17, 2005 - 24 answers

End of College coming up, what to do next?

EndofCollegeLifeFilter: I will be graduating from college in the spring of next year. I am putting off graduate school for a year or two. Summer 2006 will be spent interning in Washington D.C. but what do I do after that? More below. [more inside]
posted by nosophoros on Nov 12, 2005 - 12 answers

Dressing past the interview...

What should I wear to work in a higher education student services setting? Interview attire is one thing - I'm all set with that. But once I get the job, what should I wear to work? I want to build up my professional wardrobe and I want to do it right. [more inside]
posted by srah on Sep 23, 2005 - 15 answers

I'm no Rodney Dangerfield...

I want to quit my job and go to school. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2005 - 14 answers

best major for international student future visa

A young woman that I am helping has recently left her home country (a totalitarian regime by any account) and is going to be attending undergraduate university in the U.S. in the fall. The school has given her a full ride as her family lives in extreme poverty. After she is done with school, she'll probably want to stay in the U.S., what sort of major should she choose so that she'll have the best chance of getting a job after that will provide her with a visa? I know some will say to choose what she loves, but she needs to be strategic.
posted by k8t on Jun 24, 2005 - 22 answers

How can I pay the bills in LA in the meantime?

I am in the last semester of my undergraduate years, and am facing the prospect of 'real life' in a few months. I live in Los Angeles and am planning on pursuing music and screenwriting as a career, but obviously will need to work to support myself while I pursue these unlikely options. I am wondering what suggestions people have as to what jobs would pay a living wage relatively quickly without much experience...[more inside] [more inside]
posted by rooftop secrets on Jan 11, 2005 - 14 answers

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