The Best Jobs for College Students

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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
    1

    Tutor

  • Library Worker
    2

    Library Worker

  • Teacher's Assistant (TA)
    3

    Teacher's Assistant (TA)

  • Campus Tour Guide
    4

    Campus Tour Guide

  • Research Assistant
    5

    Research Assistant

  • Career-Oriented Intern
    6

    Career-Oriented Intern

  • Lab Assistant
    7

    Lab Assistant

  • Lifeguard
    8

    Lifeguard

  • Theater / Event Worker
    9

    Theater / Event Worker

  • Nanny / Babysitter
    10

    Nanny / Babysitter

  • Receptionist
    11

    Receptionist

  • Barista
    12

    Barista

  • Waiter
    13

    Waiter

  • Hostess
    14

    Hostess

  • Resident Advisor (RA)
    15

    Resident Advisor (RA)

  • Cashier
    16

    Cashier

  • Online Data Entry
    17

    Online Data Entry

  • Campus IT Support
    18

    Campus IT Support

  • Seasonal Worker
    19

    Seasonal Worker

  • Athletics Assistant
    20

    Athletics Assistant

  • Fitness Trainer / Aerobics Instructor
    21

    Fitness Trainer / Aerobics Instructor

  • Bartender
    23
  • Freelance Writer
    24

    Freelance Writer

  • Caregiver / Personal Aide
    25

    Caregiver / Personal Aide