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8 Best Part Time Jobs for Students ...

By Jordin

Part Time Jobs for Students can be hard to find! It's difficult balancing a school schedule, studying and a social life on top of work. But it can be done! It just takes a little searching to find perfect part time jobs for students. Once you've found something that works for you, stick with it. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to balance your schedule and maintain a social life when you enjoy what you do. So here are 8 best part time jobs for students you will love!

1 Tutoring

One of the best part time jobs for students is tutoring! Whatever skills you have, put them to good use! Playing guitar, teaching yoga or karate, tutoring in Spanish, French, math or biology-whatever your thing is, offer to tutor in it! Other students may appreciate the extra help in a subject they are struggling with and you can advertise locally to give lessons to young children or anyone who is interested. Plus you get to set your own hours with this part time job for students.

2 Bookstore

Working at a bookstore is a nice part time job for college kids and high school students. It's usually quiet and it won't be a very stressful job. You will probably even be able to study when it's not too busy! Another advantage is that you will probably get a flexible schedule, especially if you work at a bookstore on campus.


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3 Coffee Shop

Working at a coffee shop would be much like working at a bookstore, and it's easily one of the most popular part time jobs for students. A slow, easy job that won't stress you out, and you will probably get free coffee. From what I hear, that is a college student's best friend! But then again, nearly everyone loves coffee, right?

4 Catering

Catering is a great part time job! I have a friend who is in college right now and she caters as a part time job and loves it! Besides getting paid, you get to keep any tips you receive so there's a little extra spending money in it for you. And you will have a great schedule. No 9 to 5 job here!

5 Waitressing/Dishwashing

Waitressing probably isn't anyone's first choice for a job, but it is one of the most common part time jobs for students too. You can take the shift that works best for you and waitressing does have its bonuses. Many places offer free food to the staff and then you get your tips plus a paycheck. It's worth looking into!

6 Freelancing

One of the easiest and best part time jobs for students could possibly be freelancing. With freelance writing, you can set your own hours and there are lots of magazines and websites that pay good money for well written and interesting articles. You may even be able to get published locally which could result in a steady job!

7 Custom Work

Do you have a talent such as jewelry making, painting or sewing? Wood carving or glass blowing? Any talent that you have is a potential money maker! You can set up your wares at local craft fairs or flea markets and advertise for custom orders. Post your handiwork on websites like Etsy and eBay and see what kind of luck you have!

8 House Cleaning/House Sitting

Housecleaning is one of the best part time jobs for students. You can set your own hours and schedule, and housecleaning pays well. You'd be surprised at the number of people who don't have time or just don't want to clean their own house and will pay someone else to do it. Give it a try, you may be glad you did.

With this list of part time jobs for students I hope you found the perfect one for you! Remember, you won't be a student forever, so whichever of these part time jobs for students you have now, it won't be forever! You'll get your dream job when you graduate! Do you have any great ideas for part time jobs for students?

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