Work for Your University to Make that Extra Dough!

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As a student, having a part-time job is not only important to earn cash that will help you to pay rent and get your groceries, but it is also important to show experience on your CV. One of the most beneficial opportunities is working for your university.

There are so many different opportunities to make cash on your campus that you might not need to look anywhere else. To begin with, check your uni’s website for the job options available, talk to your professors or students who already work for your uni.

Research Assistant

A research assistant often is an undergrad or grad student hired by the professor or the university to, as the name suggests, assist in academic research or private research.

Graduate Student Assistant – Supervisor or Tutor

If you have really good marks in a subject, then you are eligible to teach the said subject to your juniors or even your peers. This is a paying job that you can get from your professor. This job pays the best. You get paid extra to grade the papers or assignments.

Calling the Alumni

Most universities hire students to do this work. This isn’t the most desirable of jobs, but it is one of the well-paying ones. All you have to do is call up the alumni and ask for donations. The pay is good, and the shifts are also considerate of your timings. This job tends to have mostly evening shifts for students so that it doesn’t clash with your classes.

Student Ambassador

You can become the student ambassador of your university. This looks really good on the CV and is also a good chance to meet people and get comfortable with public speaking. You have to visit different schools and talk to the public. 

You have to paint your university in the best light, talk about the things that your uni has to offer, and the benefits of studying there. All this is done to bring in new students.

Student Unions

Many people like student union jobs because you get paid to meet your friends and work with them. It is easier to work with friends in this job than the others. You will be a part of all the work that the student union carries out.

Final Thoughts

Most of these positions are flexible as they are in the uni, hiring uni students, so they know the timings. You can work around your schedule and also your assignment and project deadlines. You save up on traveling, and uni jobs pay much better than any other part-time job you can get outside.