Adam is a Bicycle Messenger working in San Francisco, delivering packages and pedaling more than one-hundred miles a week. He shares how he took his passion for cycling and made a career out of it and describes why being a messenger is lots of hard work and responsibility.
Couriers and messengers transport documents and packages for individuals, businesses, institutions, and government agencies. Couriers and messengers usually travel by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, or public transportation.
Short-term on-the-job training
Most courier and messenger jobs do not have strict education requirements. However, a high school diploma or its equivalent can be helpful in finding a job. Some employers will only hire candidates who have a high school diploma or GED.
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