It's officially summer in the NE Iowa! Despite the ongoing pandemic, there are still plenty of young Cedar Valley kids and teens about to set out to join the Iowa workforce. As they do, let's reminisce and discuss YOUR first summer jobs! P.S., you can still add yours to our list on Facebook.

My first summer job was working at a coffee shop. I think I was 12. I worked in the back and got paid in hot chocolate. No joke! Knowing now what I know about the cost of fancy coffee, I should have asked for the largest size frozen $12 coffee drink... Dang. Everyone's gotta start earning and saving at some point and working for free wasn't too bright in retrospect...

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Cedar Valley Residents First Summer Jobs

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