Retail salesperson (I just stood as security and cleaned up the presentation)-most boring of all- but first paid job.-5 at time, 2- from now.
Clean up children's books that circulated to wild children in bad schools for public library-7. Less than minimum age b/c of municipal status. Very boring.
Strangely all the college prep kids from my neighorhood worked there. We sat and talked for countless hours.
Travelers Insurance Clerk-I did typing. They hired from secretarial track for wk-study. Money was good so we demanded that college prep also be hired.--7
Work Study Jobs in College-These jobs were awesome. The counselor decided I should go to law school and placed me accordingly. John Lindsay was
mayor so they were exciting. Harlem Housing Assistance. Legal Service. Board of Correction-interviewed inmates with complaints. 8
Secretary, educational foundation -3-Did not need high school education for this position. Interim job.
Temp. Secretarial-hundreds. Boring. Did not go to school to be a maid or servant. -plentiful.
Social Security Adinistrationl - career track. 6
LAW- U.S. Senate - 9
U.S. Attorney's Office SDNY-largest Mafia case in ten years. Fascinating but scary. 9
NOW Legal Defense Fund - 10. Worked on several NY State Appeals Court and U.S. Supreme Court cases.
Major Wall St. Law Firm-representing multinational corps and foreign govt. ---15. Great socialization and challenging. Very collegial.