President Barack Obama speaks while looking at a monitor showing images of First Lady Michelle Obama during a town hall-style meeting held at Cross Campus, a hub for startup companies and entrepreneurs, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. Obama is traveling in Los Angeles for an overnight trip during which he will discuss the nation's economy and designate a swath of Southern California mountains as a national monument. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

President Barack Obama speaks while looking at a monitor showing images of First Lady Michelle Obama during a town hall-style meeting held at Cross Campus, a hub for startup companies and entrepreneurs, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Obama is traveling in Los Angeles for an overnight trip during which he will discuss the nation's economy and designate a swath of Southern California mountains as a national monument. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) (The Associated Press)

Offered a gig at a tech startup, Obama weighs the merits of a job you can do in sweatpants

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He's still got two years left on his current contract, but President Barack Obama is already fantasizing about the day he can go to work in sweatpants.

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Obama was answering questions Thursday from young entrepreneurs in California when one go-getter offered Obama a job. He said his startup aims to allow people to help other individuals using just their brain and smartphone and promised it would be "super rewarding."

Obama responded with a laugh and asked, "You're offering me a job?"

Obama says being president has been a privilege but that eight years is long enough. He says that being able to dabble in the issues of the day while wearing sweatpants and a baseball cap sounds attractive.