If you’re not traveling over the summer, going to camp or doing other fun things, you might be searching for a summer job. Summer jobs are a great way to start saving money and kick start your resume. Plus it looks killer on college applications! Responsibility and stuff.
Unfortunately, there aren’t too many seasonal jobs available, which makes actually landing one pretty difficult. The pool only needs so many lifeguards, there isn’t a high demand for ice cream scoopers and even retail jobs are filling up quickly.
Don’t worry though, there are plenty of ways to make some extra cash over the summer! Be an entrepreneur and do your own thing!
I’ve got 7 awesome ways for you to still make money over summer break.
Hold A Neighborhood Car Wash
Car washes are great! You can either get a group of friends together to hold a car wash or you can go it alone in your neighborhood!
Go through your room and sell anything you haven't worn in a year or aren't going to use anymore. You can take your clothes to consignment shops or hold a garage sale with your friends.
Baby sitting is a really easy way to make money, especially in the summer! You can take kids to the pool or to the movies, which means you get to have fun too. Reach out to your parents' friends or neighbors and offer to watch their kids.
Ask Your Parents For Chores
Yeah, assigned chores suck. But ask your parents if there are things you can do around the house or yard for some cash. It's a win-win!
Do Odd-Jobs For Your Neighbors
Just like your household has chores, your neighbors might have some too! Ask if they have odd-jobs for you to do for a small fee.
Walk Some Dogs And Watch Some Pets
Be a dog walker in your neighborhood or see if you can pet sit for someone. Someone is guaranteed to be going on vacation and putting pets in the kennel is expensive.
Be A Movie Extra
Fun fact: I was an extra in The Blind Side. I also got paid for it. Extras can make over $100 per day! See if there are any extra opportunities for you in your city.
Do you have a summer job? Have you ever done any of these things to make money? Tell us in the comments!