Why working part-time or full-time or doing freelancing is a valuable opportunity for students
Excited about that new degree course you have just joined in a reputed university in a very popular city but worried about how you are going to manage finances?
Studying in colleges and universities can be a very expensive affair for parents and students. Not only has the burden of tuition fees have to be shouldered, arrangements have to be made for the stay and living expenses including food and lodging, clothes and other things. Many students may feel guilty about troubling their parents on this issue and for them working part-time or full –time may provide the answer to their issues.
In fact, students have a wide variety of working opportunities, which can help them to finance their life- these vary on the interests of the students. If you like interacting with people, then you can try out roles where customer service is involved. This includes roles like working in cafes and restaurants as helper staff; resident advisors in colleges where you have to help college students with their hostel issues.
In fact, jobs on campus such as related to helping out in student hostels as well as teaching assistants and paid internships may help you with your campus expenses and there may be waiver of some school fees as well as get additional experience in your subject. Freelance writing/teaching/speaking are some of the options available for students who are interested in creative expressions and possess a talent for them. If you are fond of children, you can always apply for a baby sitter’s job. That would be fun and much less stress on the brain and you can get to learn some life skills. Administrative jobs are there for those who like organising things and processes.
In short, there are a wide variety of work and freelance work options available for college students to manage their expenses without depending on anybody.
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