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My First Job: Nancy-Ann DeParle

The White House Deputy Chief of Staff got her first taste of work and responsibility behind the counter at a drugstore in Rockwood, TN, where she worked as a soda jerk

Summer Jobs+ is a call to action for businesses, non-profits, and government to work together to provide pathways to employment for young people in the summer of 2012. It's about helping people find their first jobs.

Today Nancy-Ann DeParle is an Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House. It's a big change from her very first summer job, working as a soda jerk in a drugstore in Rockwood, TN -- although Nancy-Ann says that too was "awesome." Check it out:

So far, employers have committed to providing more than 300,000 jobs, mentorships, and other employment opportunities this summer through Summer Jobs+.

You heard about Nancy-Ann's first job. Now go find yours.


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