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mount rushmore?
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anyone working there this summerContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Apr 23, 2014.

dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
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I have done a few seasonal jobsSome have been magical and incredicleOthers suckI don't stick around if its badI drove down to shenadoah and the HR was cold, was brought to my dorm and saw rat feces…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by aggie71 Apr 5, 2014.

dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work

I have done a few seasonal jobsSome have been magical and incredicleOthers suckI don't stick around if its badI drove down to shenadoah and the HR was cold, was brought to my dorm and saw rat feces…Continue

Started Apr 3, 2014

make a living from seasonal work?
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i am curiousi am 42when i was 26 i got a cool job as a tour guide summers, traveling all over USA with wealthy teensa great job and it was 3-6 weeksi did this for 8 years when i was a teacherfrom…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Menezes Apr 4, 2014.

 

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Tom replied to Tom's discussion mount rushmore?
"well only there 90 days I've been twice there"
Apr 23, 2014
GT MAC replied to Tom's discussion mount rushmore?
"It's a boring place with very little to do in my experience. One of the biggest tourist traps in the country. It's fun for about 30 minute and then it's time to leave."
Apr 23, 2014
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Apr 23, 2014
aggie71 replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"Tom, we completely agree .... it is hit or miss.  Not every summer will be 100% fantastic ....there will always be something that could have been better.  Expect this.  Rat feces is unacceptable to me too BTW :)"
Apr 5, 2014
Tom replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"interpretive ranger jobs they usually want you for 6 months and they are harder to get i have a masters in education so i prob could get 1 or 2 you are right, i needed to ask more questions in some places but you really can't ask if there will…"
Apr 5, 2014
aggie71 replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"I have mixed feelings about this topic.  One thing I have said in this forum repeatedly is don't show up for a seasonal summer job with huge expectations.  Most of the jobs are mundane (i.e. boring), not that challenging, and are only…"
Apr 5, 2014
Thomas L Fletcher replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"two places I have worked at and did have a good time , Olympic National Park and Mt. Rainier National Park . was greeted quite well and other than a couple of managers things went really good . food was so so but room and board was actually rather…"
Apr 4, 2014
Tom replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"i heard housing is good too we got a lot of bikers at yellowstone ya i got a good feeling about mouth rushmore they seem laid back I've been there twice, and i got a 3 months contract and they gave me the dates i wanted"
Apr 4, 2014
Tom replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"I find people get seasonal jobs months in advance and for me, i think all about it, get excited and imagine how it is and it stinks when you get there, and its nothing like you imagined for ocean reef,  arrived, and was greeted coldly. I drove…"
Apr 4, 2014
Tom replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"its good to know places I'm working this summer at mount rushmore the HR person gave me the dates i wanted and was soooo accommodating and 1 person said it was great working there i loved yellowstone basin harbor in VT was so so shandendoah i…"
Apr 4, 2014
Lisa Menezes replied to Tom's discussion make a living from seasonal work?
"I'd say you can but it depends on what type of job you do and also your expenses. Once I started bartending I was able to save money without trying. Before that I did two seasonal jobs as a cashier and one as an office person at a dude ranch…"
Apr 4, 2014
Thomas L Fletcher replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"Brenda , I have a feeling I might know who are describing ."
Apr 4, 2014
reggiecohen replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"I've work at a few places where  they didn't care about the employees, we are just a number to that which can be easy replaced,  they didn't offer any act ivies for us the food was really bad they're only time we got…"
Apr 4, 2014
Leo Anderson replied to Tom's discussion dealing with disappointment when you first arrive for seasonal work
"Tom, Thanks for sharing your experience with this post. It is a good question. Although I have worked in great locations, if I didn't like the job or employment situation for a specific reason, I too have chose to leave. I left with notice and…"
Apr 4, 2014
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Apr 3, 2014
Tom replied to Jenny Upchurch's discussion Bus from Bozeman to Gardiner
"i worked at yellowstone few yrs back to get from bozeman to bus station u can take a cab or stay at a hotel that offer a shuttle bus picks u up at the bus station  and there r hotels across the street for like 50 a night with xanterra…"
Mar 23, 2014

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