I have more jobs and job offers right now than I know what to do with! And yes, I am in the United States
I am a non-trad undergrad student, I will graduate in May 2009 with a BS in geology, and a few GIS classes.
Right now I have a p/t intern job at the local Bureau of Land Management office doing GIS work. It's a job that I get paid through the college, so I'm not really a BLM employee. The pay is modest ($9/hr, no benefits) but the work is easy, the folks are nice, and the hours are very flexible. It's a low-key environment to learn more GIS. This job can continue until I graduate. It's a 3 mile bike ride to work there.
I also have a 6 week p/t intern job this summer with the Colorado Geological Survey as a field asistant mapping a quadrangle. $13/hr, no benefits, but great fun for a geology student who likes field work. Also great networking with geologists who work for the state of Colorado. I'm not passing on this job, everything else will have to work around it for a while!
The Bureau of Reclamation is looking to hire a GIS/Geographer at the local office. (Also within easy biking distance) They came to the campus and only a few students took interest. I gave them my brief resume and said I'd be looking for a f/t job when I graduate, but they just called me, and when I didn't return the call right away, they emailed me. It's a f/t job, but they might be interested in hiring me for a SCEP position while I'm in school, to later move to a GS-11 position.
I like to complain about the gov't, but a Dept of the Interior agency job looks like great benefits and job security. I'm not looking for big money. I like living the frugal life.
I'm 40, but I never had anything more than a dead end job. Now that I have (nearly) a BS degree, I have all these great "real job" opportunities and I'm not sure how to handle it all or how to choose.