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When should I apply for a job?

I'm a 17 year old college student. And I need a summer job (which is from May to August). This would be my first job. First of all, should I indicate on my CV that I only want a summer job? And second of all, when do I apply? I know that if you give your CV too early, they usually throw it out. So what month would be perfect? And also where should I apply (p.s I'm not considering applying to fast food joints.)

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I'd start in march. Don't worry if they throw it out because you are gonna go back to each place and check to see if they are hiring every 1 to 2 weeks. You'll keep checking back (many, many places) until they tell you that you must never cone back or one of them hire you.

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I think you should start now because there is going to be a lot of competition when you get close to summer. It seems easy to get a no-skilled or entry level job, but the competition is very strong and you need some luck, best to get started soon.

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Try applying for a seasonal job. I work for my city's parks and rec during the summer and I love it

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you should start working now first start out like at a resterraunt or like an amusement park I live by cedar point so that's why im sayin that

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