What About a Part-Time Job for Back to School or Economic Survival?

Perhaps you’re among the parents who’ve recently told your high school or college student to go to work to minimize the pain of student loans.

It can be tough to go to school and hold down a part-time job. But many have done it before, and many will do it again. They have to to survive financially.

Or maybe you’re the one who needs a part time job. Perhaps you’ve heard financial talk show host Dave Ramsey counsel a listener to get an extra part-time job as a pizza delivery driver to earn extra bucks.

Is that you? Do you need to dig out of debt? Or are you struggling to make ends meat right now?

The following info is from Snagajob about part-time work. While it’s aimed at students, see if it applies to you as well.

Benefits of Part-Time Jobs for Students

The best college student jobs give more than a paycheck. Many of the employers Snagajob features offer employee discounts, flexible work schedules, and health insurance. And, most importantly, employers can offer references and experience that can help students get a job after graduation.

Top Fields for Students

Restaurant Jobs

Restaurants offer some of the best student jobs. Flexible hours, tips, great camaraderie and food discounts. Hostess jobs are great for extroverts. Laid-back students may enjoy delivery driver jobs or cook jobs.

Popular restaurant jobs for students:

  • CashierCook
  • Delivery driver
  • Hostess

Jobs in Retail

Many stores have jobs for students as cashiers and sales associates. The perks? A sweet store discount and a fun work environment.

Popular student jobs in retail

  • Stock Clerk
  • Merchandising
  • Retail Sales

Jobs in Customer Service

There are tons of student jobs that involve some kind of customer service, from housekeeping to amusement park admissions. If you’re friendly and can exude calm when dealing with demanding customers, take a look at these customer service jobs.

Popular customer service jobs for students:

  • Cashier
  • Customer Service Reps

Click on the banner below and investigate the part-time job that’s waiting for you in your area.

Remember, think survival. And all the best with your search.


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Author: John Wesley Smith

John Wesley Smith writes and podcasts from his home in Central Missouri. His goal is to help preppers as he continues along his own preparedness journey.