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The Best Jobs for College Students 

Kristin Wong
Updated September 19, 2019 3.7k votes 452 voters 40.9k views 28 items

List Rules Top part-time jobs for a student in university

List of the best jobs for college students looking to make some money while balancing a full courseload. These part-time jobs for college kids include many off-campus that would also be suitable jobs for high school students. However, on-campus jobs may be more desirable, both because they are more flexible and because they look great on resumes. This list has been ranked by students who have learned how to make money in college and who know the best places to work for college kids. Vote for the positions you think are best to move them to the top of the list.

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Tutor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Tutor
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Teacher's Assistant (TA)... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Teacher's Assistant (TA)
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Library Worker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Library Worker
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Campus Tour Guide is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Campus Tour Guide
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Research Assistant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Research Assistant
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Career-Oriented Intern ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Career-Oriented Intern
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Theater / Event Worker ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Theater / Event Worker
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Lab Assistant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Lab Assistant
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Nanny / Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Nanny / Babysitter
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Receptionist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Receptionist
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Resident Advisor (RA) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Resident Advisor (RA)
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Hostess is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Hostess
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Athletics Assistant is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Athletics Assistant
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Waiter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Waiter
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Barista is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Barista
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Campus IT Support is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Campus IT Support
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Cashier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Cashier
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Seasonal Worker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Seasonal Worker
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Fitness Trainer / Aerobi... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Fitness Trainer / Aerobics Instructor
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Online Data Entry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Online Data Entry
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Freelance Writer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Freelance Writer
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Caregiver / Personal Aid... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Caregiver / Personal Aide
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Pizza Delivery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
slaft added
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Lifeguard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Ryan Sindon added Lifeguard
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Bank Teller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jobs for College Students
Bank Teller