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AirTalk asks: What was your first summer job?

Lifeguards keep watch as big waves crash ashore near the pier at Seal Beach, California on August 27, 2014, where some overnight flooding occurred as the surging ocean water resulting from Hurricane Marie almost reached beachfront homes. And as surfers prep for what could be some of the biggest swells of the year, county and city officials are using tractors to fill in sand berms  along coastal beaches, in a hopeful effort to avoid any flooding or other damage resulting from Hurricane Marie. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Lifeguards keep watch as big waves crash ashore near the pier at Seal Beach.

With more and more teens turning to the on-demand economy for summer work, plus the increasing inviablilty of paying your way through school, the summer job’s changed a lot in the past few years.

With more and more teens turning to the on-demand economy for summer work, plus the increasing inviablilty of paying your way through school, the summer job’s changed a lot in the past few years.

As many students struggle to land their dream internship, Generation Z is under heightened pressure to spend time off from school building that perfect resume.

Still, summer jobs remain the source of some of the most outlandish, absurd, and unforgettable workplace stories. Airtalk wants to hear yours.

What was your first summer job? What was the most memorable moment, and what did you learn?

Guest:

Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC

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