The Non-Expert: Summertime Jobs

Yesh, it’s too late for this, but huzzah …
The Morning News – The Non-Expert: More Miscellaneous Concerns
Question: How do you survive your summertime federal job that is far, far, far from New York and is so dull, bureaucratic, and depressing you kind of want to take the elevator up to the 9th floor and tell your respective secretary you quit? Any advice would be appreciated.