CU-Boulder Students Enjoying Slower Days At Campus Jobs

Friday, May 25, 2012

University of Colorado student Lauren Lind, who will be a junior in the fall, sat at the front desk of the Career Services office, kicking back in her chair and reading a book about world religions.

In the summer, Lind said, she has time to squeeze in some pleasure reading among her daily duties, which include greeting visitors, helping employers set up for presentations and answering phones.

"It's much slower in the summer, so there's not as much that needs to be done like during the school year," she said.

Lind's position is one of about 2,400 jobs on the campus during the summer months, down from about 3,800 campus jobs in the fall and spring, said Susan Youtz, associate director of financial aid and student employment.

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