summer jobs

Travel

What It's Really Like to Work on a Greek Party Island

"An entire bathroom stall was covered in shit. I stood guard, making sure no one tried to go in, while my boss put on a mask and walked in there to clean up the mess."
Tasos Magiopoulos
10.23.18
summer jobs

People Told Us Their Worst Summer Jobs in Six Words

“Temp job: clown at waterbed store.”
Anna Goldfarb
6.19.18
summer jobs

All the Problematic Things You Put Up With As a Beer Cart Girl

Selling drinks to rich dads on a golf course was not the “ideal summer job” I thought it would be.
Mica Lemiski
2.22.18
Advice

My Advice to Graduates: Don’t Work at a Call Centre This Summer

You won’t save any energy or ambition for that other career you want to launch.
Sarah Hagi
6.15.17
first-person shooter

Summer Is Over, Clean Your Own Dang Pond

Photos an LA pond scum cleaner took on the job before he called his boss and quit.
Julian Master
9.10.16
Stuff

VICE Canada’s Worst Summer Jobs

From garbage juice to slaughterhouse kill room blood, we've had some pretty disgusting jobs to pay for those good summer times.
VICE Staff
7.10.15
Stuff

What I Learned Working Summers at an Amusement Park

Working at Hersheypark, a chocolate-themed amusement park in Pennsylvania, taught me to be a better liar, do drugs at work to make the day go by faster, and never take my job too seriously.
Justin Caffier
5.20.15
Stuff

The Pros and Cons of Getting a Summer Job

Welcome to the world of adulthood, where long hours, letting your friends mooch off you, and babysitting horrible teens is your new reality.
Drew Millard
5.19.15
Stuff

What I Learned Working a Summer Job at Buckingham Palace

A heady summer of stiff uniforms, weak-bladdered tourists, and getting bored of the sight of that bloody throne.
Anonymous
4.6.15
WEEDIQUETTE

My Friend John Was Slow Because He Was Illiterate, Not Because He Smoked Weed

John and I smoked weed together every day, but I didn't know he was illiterate until we both worked as summer canvassers for a shitty nonprofit environmental organization.
T. Kid
6.1.14