Tour guide the Cultures of Asia section of the Natural History Museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
Camp counselor working with the developmentally disabled at a summer camp in Maryland
Live-in Mother's Helper
Read more about one of Lady G's adventures, trying to avoid helping more than Mother, in NOT MUCH HELP.
Teller at one savings and loan, switchboard operator at another
Teacher of dramatic arts at a Montessori school
Clerk (in fact, editor, word processor and general dogsbody) for the United States Department of Justice
Booking agent for a photographer who employed and abused illegal aliens, and somehow got me to change my nom d'emploi because my real surname sounded, to him, "too Jewish" (there's a reason for that!) -- which deception made me physically ill
Secretary, clerk, transcriptionist and/or assistant, permanent and temporary, in a wide variety of establishments ranging from a Japanese space agency to an assortment of financial institutions to the Social Security Administration to a private detective agency
Associate editor of an industry film manager, and a few other publications as well, in some of which I was the editor
Script typist for Paramount Television
Book editor, ghost writer, rewriter and did I mention dogsbody? for individuals and companies ranging from film producers to a film yearbook publisher toa sexology researcher to a fine Japanese film historian to wannabes to editing agencies for wannabes
Word processor for a word processing agency, for CBS Television (through a temporary agency, sometimes at and for that agency; for a hot week, during which I proudly typed up Connie Chung's outgoing correspondence); and hither and yon.
Instructor at universities, junior colleges, high schools, junior high schools, cultural centers and other educational institutions, in Japan, and at language schools in New York; read a related essay and a related article here:
QUANTUM LANGUAGE LEAPS
BOTH ENDS OF THE STICK
Record store file clerk with borrowing privileges
Community, AFI (American Film Institute, in which I have never been enrolled), other student, professional and semiprofessional theatre and film actor/stage manager/script girl/director
Freelance writer, contributing "editor," typesetter and suchlike, sometimes by virtue of submitting my writing and having it accepted for publication (on three continents!) and sometimes by virtue of being associated with a particular publication on a freelance basis
Phoning homes on behalf of a nonprofit agency (not asking for cash donations, thank you!) and on behalf of an orchestra (alas, asking for cash donations)