By Patrick Mullen. Business Story: Having a Job while in College. Questions for Sources. 1. Do you have a job at school? If so, where? 2. Why did you want that job? 3. Do you enjoying working at your job? 4. Does it conflict with your class work?
By Patrick Mullen Business Story: Having a Job while in College
Questions for Sources • 1. Do you have a job at school? If so, where? • 2. Why did you want that job? • 3. Do you enjoying working at your job? • 4. Does it conflict with your class work? • 5. Do you have to work or are you choosing to?
Source: Matt Sheehan • 1. “Yes, I am currently the volleyball reporter at The State News. Earlier this school year I covered Field Hockey as well.” • 2. “It applies to my major [Journalism], and I think that will lead resume for me as well.” • 3. “Yes, sure. It is a ton of work, but it is so worth it in my mind.” • 4. “Somewhat. It definitely takes up a lot of my schedule that I could be doing classwork.” • 5. “I don’t have to work. But I feel like I have to in order to set myself up for a career post-graduation.”
Source: Katherine Leonard • 1. “Yes, I do. I am a sales associate at Urban Outfitters.” • 2. “I like the company around me and I also want to work in fashion.” • 3. “Yeah! I really like my co-workers along with working with the customers. And I get a great discount.” • 4. “Yes, you do not think about requesting time off for exams ahead of time. And every time I work I feel like I have schoolwork.” • 5. “I choose to work because I like having my own money that I earned.”
Source: Ellie Jacques • 1. “I am a waitress at Olga’s Kitchen, a tutor for Teaching Assistants MSU and an Intern at Refugee Development Center of Lansing.” • 2. “The work is difficult but enjoyable. Olga’s is where I make most of my money from, but tutoring I enjoy. I do not get paid at my internship but I enjoying helping others in need.” • 3. “My favorite job is at the refugee. Just the idea of helping others is extremely rewarding.” • 4. “EVERYTHING I do conflicts with my school work. I have been very stressed with my work this semester.” • 5. “I have to waitress because it is my main source of income. The other two I mainly just do for the fun and joy of it.”
Source: Alexander Kamstra • 1. “I recently quit my job at Leo’s Coney Island.” • 2.” The work was appealing to me because of the atmosphere, closeness to my house and I was familiar with some of the employees. The paycheck was nice also.” • 3. “I did not enjoy the work much, actually. My favorite thing about work was complaining about it.” • 4. It didn’t really interfere with my class work, but definitely interfered with my social life and sleep schedule.” • 5. “ I chose to work. Earning my own pay check is a good feeling.”
Source: Daniel Collins • 1. “Yes, I work maintenance in the South Complex on campus.” • 2. “It is an easy jobs and fits in well with my class schedule.” • 3. “Sure, I have been working there since my sophomore year so it must not be too bad.” • 4. “No, the hours work well and I can do my homework at work sometimes so that helps out.” • 5. “I choose to work. I have free time so I thought I would use that time well.”