5 part time job ideas for Students

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Balancing academics, social and funds can be difficult

Balancing academics, social life, and economics can be difficult for a University student. A part-time job is an excellent opportunity to supplement your income, obtain work experience, and learn skills that will be useful in your future profession.

Here are five part-time career ideas designed for students at Coventry University:

For a part time job as a student, your first priority is flexibility. 

1. One of the top choices is to work for the university or on-campus roles. These allow you to be flexible along with your academic timetable. 

Here are some of the choices :

Library Assistant:  Help manage library resources, assist students, and keep the study atmosphere peaceful.Student Ambassador: Represent the university at events, provide campus tours, and assist with open days.

ResLife Assistant: Help and organise events for the halls and make new friends and connections.

All the part time jobs help you to develop soft skills that are essential for your career.

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2. Baby Sitter !

This job is easy and if you love kids and are good at looking after them, this might be one of the perfect jobs for you . 

During the half term and summer, most of the working parents look for baby sitter for their kids at home while they go to office. 

You can advertise it independently or go through an agency to find an opportunity.

3. Dog Walker 

Great for pet lovers !

If you miss your furry freind back at home and can not keep one here, sign up as a dog walker to meet very friendly and loads of new furry friends where you now live. 

This is a flexible role and will keep you fit ! 

4. Care Giver or Support Worker

You could travel to patients' homes to assist them with vital daily duties. This could entail helping them with laundry, getting dressed, and eating. A carer can also manage medications, handle minor housework, and buy when necessary.

This job could facilitate your resume if you are studying healthcare or nursing courses. 

5. Photographer

If you're an excellent photographer, consider selling your finest images to picture libraries. Alamy offers a student contributor arrangement in which you receive 100% of the sale price for your image for two years. Images sell for an average of £70, but depending on their quality and demand, they can fetch £400 or more.

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Working part-time while studying at university may be a fulfilling experience that not only pays well but also adds new skills and experiences to your academic life. 

Choose a job that matches your interests and professional ambitions, and the balance of work and study will be a rewarding aspect of your university experience.