This Week’s Weird Jobs


There’s nothing quite like getting paid to do something you do anyway. Like stay awake all night, be paranoid, or think about sex, as evidenced in the jobs below:


If you have chronic problems staying asleep, you may qualify for a medical research study in out stat-of-the-art sleep clinic and receive an investigational medication for poor sleep.

Qualified participants are 65 or older:

* Receive compensation up to $1350
* Requires 5 visits including 3 overnight stays
* Receive no-cost study-related medication & medical care

If you don’t sleep at all, that amounts to about $31/hour. Not bad compensation for sitting around with a bunch of electrodes glued onto your chest.

2. United States: Romance Specialist For Pleasure Party Company

We are an upscale lingerie and pleasure party company offering woman only educational parties. We are expanding our operations and are willing to train the right person to represent us as a Romance Specialist.

If you are outgoing and love Romance please email us your resume or your information, with the best time to call and what area you are interested in. Must be 18 years old.

Must be willing to carry a suitcase full of sex toys and demonstrate them on a genital puppet.

3. Los Angeles: Loss Prevention Agent

Loss Prevention Agents work undercover in retail locations watching for shoplifters. Agents watch for shoplifters, recover merchandise, write reports and work with local law enforcement officers.

Agents must be able to speak, read and write English, have a clean criminal background, good transportation, a valid driver’s license and be dependable.

If you are looking for a rewarding job with opportunities for advancement, then we have a place for you.

Must be willing to glare suspiciously in boring retail settings for long periods of time.


Looking for Army trained people who now have civilian jobs to be featured on TV Show.

Just remember: Never trade luck for acting skill.

5. Seattle: Orthodontic treatment coordinator

Established, progressive and busy orthodontic practice seeking experienced treatment coordinator.

E-mail resume.

Must be immune to winces, bleeding gums, and occasional yelps of pain.

Happy Friday!

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Written by Drea Knufken

Drea Knufken

Currently, I create and execute content- and PR strategies for clients, including thought leadership and messaging. I also ghostwrite and produce press releases, white papers, case studies and other collateral.