Temporary employment is a great way to gain experience and income during the summer or academic breaks. Assignments often range from a few days to several weeks and some agencies hire exclusively for professional assignments.
List yourself as a caregiver in an online directory where people can find you and hire you. This is a good way to make a little extra money during the academic year, or you can list yourself in your own hometown for during breaks.
This site includes a searchable database that draws from a variety of agencies. Users can also post their resumes on the site.
This agency is based in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York and largely hires college graduates for professional assignments. Clients include many "upbeat upstarts."
With offices on Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis, this agency specializes in placing college graduates in professional assignments that often lead to full-time positions.
On Assignment is an agency that specializes in the placement of scientific professionals in a variety of fields for short-term or long-term temporary positions as well as temp-to-hire positions.
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