For this week’s New Yorker, Amy Poehler wrote a short essay about her summer job as a teenager: scooping ice cream at Chadwick’s, a local parlor that specialized in sundaes and giant steak fries. It’s a sweet read, if you’re a Poehler fan.

What odd jobs have you had? I’ve been a snowy-driveway-shoveler, pizza maker, newspaper delivery girl, coffee shop barista, LSAT tutor, receptionist, car washer, unpaid intern and babysitter (for $2.50/hour, that’s how old I am!!).

Plus, just for fun, two more funny photos:

(How psyched are you that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting the Golden Globes for the next two years?)

P.S. 16 celebrity yearbook photos, Amy’s wise words, and how everyone has a wobbly path to success.