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Summer jobs, lifetime dreams: Institution seasonal opportunities attract talented youth

Summer jobs, lifetime dreams: Institution seasonal opportunities attract talented youth

As Week Two of the 2014 Chautauqua summer season begins, the diversity and intensity of activity on the grounds deepens. Some major artistic and cultural programs launch their seasons, greeted by anticipation. At the same time, many of the hundreds of high school and college students who are here for the summer have been on the job for weeks already, helping to organize and deliver services that support the Institution’s ambitious seasonal plans. Here are the stories of six of our young seasonal employees.

From around the world to work at Chautauqua: Institution’s young seasonal staffers dream big

From around the world to work at Chautauqua: Institution’s young seasonal staffers dream big

The advent of another summer season always heralds the arrival of hundreds of young people coming to work at Chautauqua Institution. Most are on summer vacation from college or high school. Many come from Chautauqua County and western New York, drawn by a familiarity with the Institution or its proximity to family homes. A few come from faraway places to make their contribution to a smooth-running summer season on the grounds.