For all college students studying abroad; money is always something to worry about. Living in a foreign land in itself is exciting as well as challenging but managing your expenses and making money is surely the challenging part. There are a number of on and off campus jobs that are available for students studying abroad in order to help them meet their expenses in a self-reliant manner. Mostly, students studying abroad also try to unburden their parents from the load of sending money again and again, thus the number of jobs hiring students are ample.
In addition, if you are an international student, working on the campus will be a great way to start having an interaction with people and make new friends.
Here are some of the best on and off college jobs for those studying abroad:
“·CAFETERIA: Working at the cafeteria in your college is a good option for a start. You get to know new faces and also feel safe around people of the same institute at the same time. You can work at the cash counter or can also help serving food to others. Just be sure that you’re not draining yourself too much and manage your studies alongside without compromising on them.
“·COLLEGE/PUBLIC LIBRARY: A very peaceful way of making money is working at the library. Here you’ll be away from the noises of people chit-chatting and spoons cluttering; instead your main responsibility will be to take care of the books in the library. It will also be required of you o help people search for the kind of book they want. If you like books and a quite work-place, this is an ideal off campus job for you.
“·CALL CENTRE: Good communication skills and fluency in language is required for this job. Call centre jobs can pay off well and you can make enough money out of it for your overhead expenses. This off campus job is very similar to a real job that pays you for attending work on a regular basis. The only thing to watch out for is to be assured that you do not lose on upon your time valuable for academic purposes.
“·FREELANCING: A number of college students take up freelancing as a way of earning a good number of bucks. The amount of money you can earn through freelancing solely depends upon your skills. Freelancing is so far the best way to earn money from your college dorm only. There are a number of branches that fall under the field of freelancing.
“· WORKING AT A STORE: Working in stores can be fun. You get to choose from a number of options- clothes store, jewellery shops, saloons, bars and shoe stores. It would be the best to land up working in a store that houses some articles of your interest like if you like music you can end up working in a music store! Stores are always beaming with customers and will also give you a chance to interact with a number of new people in addition to earning some bucks.