Best Part-Time Jobs for College Students

Tight budget is very common to all college students aside from growing student loan debt. Have you ever asked yourself to work while you're still in the undergraduate school? I know that it is very hard and challenging to work while studying, the ingredients on how to juggle work, school and still have some free time for other leisure's is to master time management and great dedication to meet all your goals. At the end of the day it is very advantageous and beneficial to have a job while still in school like reducing your college debt, work experience and of course the increase in cash flows. There are actually great jobs for college students everywhere you just need to look for it and discover the best job that will suit your schedule and skills. I gather the best jobs for college students that you may be interested.

12 Best Jobs for College Students


1. Babysitter/Child Care - Are you good at taking care of kids? I think for some this will be
an easy job that will pay couple of bucks. Try to approach your neighborhood that has kids if they wanted or planning to hire a nanny, aside from your work will be very accessible it will be easier for you to go back to school immediately without wasting some hours.

2. Massage Therapist - If you have some trainings and skills when it comes to giving a good massage, I think being a massage therapist will be a good part time job to earn money. You can advertise yourself to your friends or even in social media and if everything goes well they maybe patronize your service and you can gain additional clients.

3. Tutor - We have our own fields of expertise, why not use it to make money. If you are good in languages, arts or mathematics why not make money from it just by sharing your knowledge to those interested people. I know there are individuals who would like to enhance their knowledge or skills on a particular subject. You can spend your weekends or even few hours during weekdays teaching people and earn money from it.

4. Restaurant Server/ Helper - Are you good at working in a fast-paced environment? then, being a restaurant helper will be an amazing job for you. The job only requires few skills and of course you will be trained before doing the actual work. 

5. Fitness Instructor - Everyone is now health conscious so being a fitness instructor is a good job specially if you're into wellness and fitness. It does not requires a lot of time about few hours every week will do and you can still have time for other stuff.

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6. Freelance Gigs - If you are free during weekends use it to make money while having fun doing what you love to do. Example of these are rendering photography service, web designing, landscaping, freelance writing, hosting etc.

7. Customer Support - There are some outsourcing companies that are accepting students to handle customer supports like email handling, live chat or taking phone calls. If you are good in communicating to other people and a problem solver then being a customer support will be a great job. 

8. Retail - Boutiques and retail shops  are always looking for an assistant, cashier or merchandiser to add on their team. They also offer a fun working environment that suits for  a student.

9. Freelance Writer -Working at home or school is possible by accepting freelance writing gigs. You can find writing jobs to different online platforms like Upwork and Elance. You just need to create an account and find projects that appeals to you.

10. Bookkeeper - If you have sufficient knowledge in accounting then you can work as a part-time bookkeeper to any small and medium enterprises.

11. Paid Intern - Having a paid intern is like hitting two birds with one stone. Aside from getting a working experience that is related to your major you are also paid for your works.

12. Office Assistant - Almost every department or offices needs a qualified office assistants. An office assistant works varies from answering phone calls, sorting and checking files, scheduling meetings and other clerical works. 

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