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Temporary Jobs for College Students

Uttara Manohar
College students are always looking for ways to fund their education and be self-sufficient. If you are a student looking for some good work experience, which will fetch you some quick bucks for sustenance, here are some suggestions about temporary jobs for college students.

Grader/Teaching Assistant

There are several professors in the college departments who are looking for college students who can work with them as graders and teaching assistants for undergraduate students.
Being a grader or a teaching assistant is a very useful temporary job, since it will not only help you earn some money but also brush up on your basics, since you have to teach and assess undergraduate coursework.
In addition to this, you tend to interact with the professors in the college, which would help you in the long run. Who knows, maybe one of them can hook you up with a job after you've graduated.

Library Jobs

College libraries are usually looking for students who can work part-time in the administrative and data processing department in the college library.
A job at the library can also include arranging books, taking care of returned reads, and making sure they're returned on time by students or members if it's an independent library.

Recreation Center Jobs

Most of the colleges have a well-equipped recreation center which has a gym, swimming pool, jogging track and outdoor game court. Several recreation centers also hire people for teaching aerobics or yoga. There are several jobs that a recreation center has to offer - administrative jobs or other profiles that you can look into.

Campus Cafe Jobs

A job at the campus cafe or a local eatery can teach you several things like the importance of hygiene, communication skills, management skills and probably some culinary tricks as well. A college is usually surrounded by a lot of eateries, which are frequented by the students as well as others.
Taking up a job at the campus cafe might be a great idea since it will help you earn some bucks. It is a great way to mingle with people and learn things while on the job.

Retail Store Jobs

The local supermarkets as well as retail stores usually have plenty of temporary job opportunities for students.
They need people to manage payments at cash counters or help out with being of help to customers. Stores like Walmart, Target, and Dollar Tree are always hiring students for several job positions.

Marketing Jobs

Several small and big companies are always on the lookout for young girls and boys to be a part of their marketing campaigns. This can be door-to-door, online or even over the phone (telemarketing).
These jobs pay well and pay fixed amounts or are incentive-based projects for a certain time period. Marketing jobs provide you with a learning experience in communication skills and also help you develop good marketing skills, which will help you in the long run.

Organization Internships

Internships are temporary working opportunities, which you can find in big and small companies from your area of interest.
Several companies hire college students as interns for a fixed time period. The smart way is to take advantage of such internship opportunities, which are a great way to get hands-on experience in the kind of job you're interested in.
Internship experiences make a great difference later when companies hire you post graduation since past work experience, or any kind of experience for that, matters greatly.
In this cut throat world we live in, people are constantly looking for ways to build upon their experience level in the hope of finding a job that is both satisfying and monetarily sufficient. Take this time to do all you can to build a solid resume, for it will most definitely pay off in the future.