For college students who are looking to graduate while paying off their education, it can be a struggle to maintain a job while in school. With busy class schedules and study sessions throughout the week, it can prove to be a challenge to find the extra time to work.
Although it may be impossible to land a full-time job, there are a few positions that will work around the school schedule.
With both on and off-campus jobs available, there are a few that are ideal when enrolled in school.
Most college campuses are in need of security officers to monitor the premises and keep an eye out for suspicious activity.
This job often requires an officer to patrol the campus at night, which is often when students have the most availability. With plenty of downtime late at night, it can mean using the time to study or catch up on extra work.
There is always a need for babysitters and nannies in most areas, making a nanny position ideal for female students who are looking for employment. Whether parents need a sitter for a date night or need someone to work on the weekends, nanny positions are often available at odd hours.
With children needing plenty of sleep at night and with their naps, it makes for plenty of downtime to complete schoolwork.
If you enjoy working outside and don’t mind getting your hands, clothes, face, etc. dirty, painting might be a job to consider. Student Works Painting is company up in Calgary that offers part-time jobs specifically for students.
There a lots of painting companies that know that some jobs aren’t in people’s long-term plans. For some, it may be a career aspiration, but for most, it is a way to get through school and move on to bigger things.
Tutoring can make for a great job opportunity that pays well by the hour. College students can tutor for other schools in the community or even offer their services on their own campus.
Whether skilled in English or Algebra, it makes for an ideal part-time job that is usually needed in the evenings.
To repay your student loans and maintain part-time employment, there are several job opportunities that can work around your school schedule and even allow you to study as you work.
Finding the right position will offer peace of mind with paying tuition and can even lead to future opportunities of employment.
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