30 Ways to Make Money During Summer Break

Summer break used to mean fun in the sun for many students, but the tragically high cost of college tuition means many must keep their noses to the grindstone after classes have ended. The problem is actually finding work when you only have three or four months to spare.

With any luck, a school-year job may transition into full-time work, but that’s a rarity. So how do you keep some cash coming in when jobs are few and far between? Here are 30 ideas for places to seek income and ways to create your own income.

1. Car wash and auto-detail technician
2. Security guard
3. Summer camp counselor
4. Lifeguard
5. Peace Corps worker
6. Deck waterproofer
7. Repair bicycles
8. Poop scooper
9. Amusement park carnie
10. Mow lawns
11. Landscape
12. Ranch hand
13. Farm worker
14. Computer troubleshooter
15. Pet sitter
16. Cruise worker
17. Nanny
18. Caddy
19. Paint houses
20. Sell gift cards online
21. Intern or office temp
22. Sports stadium and event concessionaire
23. WordPress blog creator
24. Musical accompanist
25. Music tutor
26. Clean gutters
27. Run Errands
28. Walk Dogs
29. House sit
30. Weed gardens

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HilLesha O'Nan resides in Southern Indiana with her husband and 3 children. She's a lifestyle blogger that enjoys photography, fashion + beauty, traveling + adventure, gardening, and interior decorating. She is also the founder of To the Motherhood, Fashion Fling, and The Beauty Counter.

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To the Motherhood was created by HilLesha O’Nan. She’s a content creator and digital influencer that’s passionate about photography,
fashion, beauty, home improvement, traveling, cooking, and wellness. She’s a married mom of 3 (11, 5, and a 6-month-old) that resides in Evansville, Indiana. She has worked with companies like Princess Cruises, eBay, Best Buy, and Microsoft. Additional information.

Want to reach out? Please contact HilLesha at HilLesha@gmail.com.

HilLesha O’Nan has been blogging for 14 years and is also the founder of Fashion Fling and The Beauty Counter.

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