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Postby Bksuper » Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:40 am

It is hard. I'm in a pretty good area (Silicon Valley), but I could never find part time work nearby where I live during high school, and I was willing to take minimum wage and whatever work demands, because that was at the worst of the economy and there were adults and college age people wanting the jobs. Luckily, during the summers I found work when I could do full time and commute further and was able to build my current investment portfolio. Now that I'm in University, I only have time for things that will advance my resume and ability to find a job in my field after school, but now I'm being picked over for internships in favor of people just wanting to move positions (engineering>marketing at the same company and already with a degree). I'm hoping I'll have more luck once I'm further along in school so that I'll have a prayer at getting the kind of job I want after, and for getting into a good graduate business program, which will require at least 2 internships by the time I apply.
Sole Ownership Cards:
1st Financial Bank Platinum Student Visa, $500 CL, Open Since 3/2012
Citi Forward Student Visa, $6k CL, Open Since 10/2012
Costco TrueEarnings Amex, $6k CL, Backdates to 1/2012
SallieMae Rewards Barclay Mastercard, $2.5k CL, Open Since 4/2013
Jointly Owned Cards (co-owner with mom, not AU, used and paid only by me):
Chase Amazon Rewards Visa Signature, $2k CL, Open Since 8/2012
US Bank Cash+ Visa Signature, $13.5k CL, Open Since 10/2012
Authorized User (Parents Pay/Use)
Costco TrueEarnings Amex $29.4k CL, AU since 11/2012

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