I’m kicking off this semester with a time-honored tradition of the struggling illustrator – getting a part-time job. In a little over three months, I’ll be thrown out of my cozy ELJ dorm room and out into the wild world of Brooklyn apartment living, and something tells me I won’t be able to buy cans of tuna, let alone sign a lease, on my meager pittance of work-study income.
Forgoing any job descriptions that include, “willing to work in body paint“, I’m applying for anything, really, that works around my schedule and would hire a lowly design student.
Best Case Scenario: I get something working with kids a couple of days a week (it’ll be fun inspiration). Or being a Barnes and Noble sell-out.
Worst Case Scenario: Flipping Chipotle burritos.
After a few hours of looking at the same “administrative assistant” positions, it’s best to just forgo the part-time listings all together and stay productive by looking for descriptions of yourself on the “Missed Connections” section.
Can’t make a connection? check out 1500 Live Ladybugs, my favorite “Best Of Craigslist” posting.
Have a little extra cash? 1500 Live Ladybugs are only $12.99 on Amazon.