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Job hunters
hould apply
early bosses say
If you want to work while you're in hire all year because students quit in
school, there's one thing all employers mid-term if they find they cannot suc-
are saying - get your applications in cessfully mix school and work.
"Don't wait until you've got all your Students can apply for cafeteria jobs
classes set and your parties over," says during orientation or in the fall with
Jeffrey Boudin, owner of Miller Farms their dormitory's food service
Ice Cream Parlor on South University. manager. Senior desk clerks and head
MILLER FARMS, like most area librarians usually hire the desk and
businesses, begins hiring in late August library staffs in the fall, and
because they need to train staff mem- housekeeping supervisors hire a few
bers before students invade full-force in students during the year.
September. If students don't mind leaving the
That means students coming to dorm, the University's 35 Libraries
school in the fall have to compete with employ 300 students.
ummer residents who can train during BECAUSE MOST of the libraries are
August as well as with returning student- open until late at night, students have a
ts who trained for jobs last year. wide range of shifts to pick from, says
"We had a number of students apply Shelia Creth of the library system's
before they left for the summer," says personnel office.
'om Musser, manager of Ulrich's Behind-the-scenes jobs, such as
Books. The store hires an additional 125 shelving books or computer work, are
students at the beginning of each term available during regular business
to handle book rush. hours, she says.
'TUDENTS ALSO have to fight the Pay begins at minmimum wage for
ailing Michigan economy for jobs. most jobs, but Creth says jobs requiring
While area businesses aren't special knowledge, such as a foreign
ecessarily cutting staff to save money, language or computer skills, may pay
ore students need part-time jobs to more.
~lp pay for school. Creth predicts the libraries will get
"We get stacks of applications 10 feet hundreds of applications to fill an
fall," says John Rogers, manager of the estimated 150 openings in September.
Count of Antipasto restaurant and Good But she adds that there is constant tur-
'me Charley's bar. nover because some students quit.
Many of the bars, stores, and THE LIBRARIES take applications
festaurants near campus hire in the personnel office of the Graduate
primarily student staffs, and are Library, and students must update
willing to provide the part-time work their applications monthly.
at fits into student schedules. Some students may find part-time or
"I PRETTY much leave the door temporary jobs at the University
n for (students) to choose (their Hospital, where they can be hired into
hedules). Otherwise, I'd end up suf- service or maintenance jobs.
fBking," says manager Leo Kinor of But hospital jobs may require long
Bicycle Jim's restaurant, hours or shifts at difficult times of the
Although experience helps in landing day or night. "The majority of the tem-
Sjob, most campus businesses are porary positions are full time jobs,"
willing to train employees. Bars usually says Kathy Jackson of the Hospital's
require that workers be at least 18. Department of Human Resources.
years old. ALTHOUGH SHE could not estimate
For many students, however, the how many positions would be open in
easiest place to start job hunting is the fall, Jackson says students can still
ght in their own home. The University come to the hospital for work.
fesidence halls need students for The hospital takes applications in its
cafeteria, housekeeping, library, and personnel office in the North Ingalls
front desk staffs. Usually, the jobs Building, and keeps them on file for six
require less than 20 hours per week and months.
have fairly flexible hours. Students can start their job hunt at
-MANY UNIVERSITY departments the Student Activities Building, where
fill many jobs with work-study studen- the Temporary Employment Office
ts, who are awarded a job as part of keeps a bulletin board to post job
their financial aid package. The federal openings on.
government pays 75 percent of a work- The office's main purpose, however,
study student's salary, making it much is to match up work study students with
heaper for the University to hire them. jobs.
But residence hall jobs are open to all "The number (of listings) we get may
students who want to apply, although be somewhat limited because we're not
dorm residents may be hired over non- actively recruiting," says Vivian Hoey,
residents in many cases. the office's student employment coor-
;Cafeterias are prime places to look dinator.
for jobs because the University hires Instead, Hoey suggests that students
1200 students to wash dishes, check be more aggressive in their search.
meal cards, serve food, and supervise Aside from applying for housing or
other workers. library jobs, students can check with
"USUALLY, WE take anybody who professors or department heads in their
applies," says University Food Service fields of study to find work at the
1)irector Lynford Tubbs. The cafeterias University.

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Bank cards: Students' best friendl

Going to college takes money. And going to the
University of Michigan takes quite a bit of it.
Every student has different needs, but most find
money easier to deal with through a bank. Ann Arbor
offers a wide variety of banking options, most of which
beat stuffing the dorm mattress with bills.
WHILE SOME students choose their bank because
of high interest rates or low service fees, most just
choose the most convenient bank. Now, however,
almost all of the banks in town are connected by a
network of automatic teller machines, which can
make transactions convenient regardless of the cen-
tral bank's location.
Although most machines are affiliated with an in-
dividual band, most machines service all the dif-
ferent banks in town.
Ann Arbor Bank and Trust, one of the most popular
banks in town, changed its name over the summer to
First of America Bank. But services and personnel
have not changed, bank officials say. Even the Ann
Arbor Bank and Trust checks are still acceptable.

FIRST OF AMERICA has three branches near the
University, but the two closest to campus usually
have huge lines. To make opening accounts easier,
the bank waives the minimum deposit for opening
First of America runs automatic teller machines in
the Union, near the Hill dorms, on the corner of State
and Packard, and at two locations on central campus.
It is the only bank in town that charges a fee, $1, for
transactions at another bank's machine.
Along with its name change, the bank became a
part of a state-wide chain allowing some students to
use their hometown bank while they are at school. 11
COAMERICA BANK is convenient for both in-state
and out-of-state students, because it is a nationwide
institution. It has the lowest overdraft charges and
the cheapest checks in town.
Michigan National Bank also has branches all over
the state, as well as nine in Ann Arbor. The bank has
no charges on withdrawals if the savings account
balance is above $50, a nice feature for students who
are always running short of money.

Great Lakes Federal Savings and Loan is situated
a short walk from campus, but offers free checks.
when students open an account.
NATIONAL BANK and Trust Company of Ann Ar-
bor has 11 city locations, including two very near
campus. For students who tend to bounce checks this
bank will automatically transfer money.from savings
accounts'to checking when needed.
Students employed by the University can bank with.
the University of Michigan Credit Union. Like all
credit unions it is run by a board of directors elected
by the credit union's clients. Clients receive a
dividend at the end of the year, as their share of the
credit union's profits.
The Credit Union offers regular banking programs
as well as some special accounts. The Credit Union's
equivalent of interest checking is a draft account.
The amount of interest varies monthly, but it usually
is higher than at the other banks in town.
Because everyone has different needs, the only way
to choose banks is to go into them, see the length of
line, meet the tellers, and find out what they offer.

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estaurants, including Arby's and The
Vagic Pan and four movie theaters.
" BIVOUAC on State Street is one of
the best women's clothing stores in Ann
Arbor, albeit expensive. It is difficult to
find anything under $20 except socks or
sale items. There are jeans, sweaters,
dresses and unique accesories in the
women's section. And an adjacent
men's shop has similar merchandise.
* PAPPAGALLO'S on Liberty and
&fourth Street, is perfect for anyone who
.oves pink and green. There are shoes,
oxfords, shetlands and raincoats.
are Papagallos twins on South Univer-
sity. High-quality preppie clothes such
as shoes, belts and hairbands.
East Washington and Fifth Avenue, is a'
great store if fatigues and T-shirts are
more your pace. Harry's has a fantastic
selection of used army and navy
kelothes, along with camping supplies
puch as sleeping bags and canteens.
Street, is a terrific place to find an odd
birthday gift for your roommate. Used
eye glasses or a sharp bowling shirt
from the store are an interesting twist
to any gift.
As midterm exams draw nearer, the
pressures of college life will become
less tolerable. Instead of going to your 8
o'clock. regress to childhood and

browse through Ann Arbor's toy stores.
" KIDDIE LAND on Main Street has
hula hoops, paint by number kits and
stuffed animals.
" THE MOLE HOLE in East Liberty
Plaza near Papagallo's has odd stuffed
animals, stationery, and hand made
ULRICH'S bookstores have Michigan
paraphanalea, including baby bottles,
and t-shirts for a little brother or sister.
After your trying day exploring Ann
Arbor stores, you deserve a reward and
the candy stores, bakeries, and ice
cream parlors in the city are sure to
tempt you off your diet.
" LOVIN' SPOONFUL ice cream
parlor on Main Street has homemade
ice cream with flavors not to be found
anywhere else in the city. Real Oreo
Cookies, M & M's, or Reese's Pieces in
ice cream that's made fresh in the
East Liberty has homemade fudge and
candy which are a perfect cap to a long
day shopping.
" J.B. CHIPS on State Street is a
place you can't walk by without perking
up. The aroma of chocolate chip cookies
baking will immediately draw you in
the store, which also sells brownies,
cheesecake, and ice cream-cookie san-











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