6 best summer jobs for college students


These days almost all employers want graduated young people with experience. It seems that they do not understand how hard studying can be and that students don’t have enough time for work and studies. But in order to get experience and earn some extra money, students can find some really cool summer jobs. They all have different reasons on why they are looking for a summer job, maybe they want to pay for some loans or just want to earn extra money for the summer weekends, however the summer is the perfect time for temporary work. Students can find some cool jobs that pay well and get experience in the area in that they are studying. In today’s economy, competition is very tough but luckily there are some fun summer jobs for students, which will help them further in their career and raise their standard of living. Well paying and exciting jobs for students are not easy to come by nowadays. However, summer provides many opportunities, many cool jobs for college students. You just have to know where to look for available jobs. Here is our list of the best fun jobs for college students in summer!

Babysitting

Babysitting

Babysitting is one of the best summer jobs for college students. If you are a responsible person and you like kids, then you can find some really great jobs, because nowadays many parents are just too busy with work and they want babysitters especially during the weekends. For this job you will not need any special knowledge, you will be very well paid, plus its really fun to spend some time with children and keep an eye on them. You can search for babysitting jobs on some web sites, or you can baby sit the children of your friends or neighbors.

Freelancing

Freelancing

If you want to work from the comfort of your own home and earn some extra money, then working as freelancer is probably the best thing for you. There are hundreds of great online jobs for college students available. From writing articles, managing social media campaigns to designing websites – there are many opportunities available. Working as a freelance writer will improve your writing skills a lot and you will be well paid.

Waitress/Waiter

Waitress/Waiter

Although is the most hated, waitress/waiter is also the most common summer job among college students. Serving tables can be hard and not the coolest job on the world, but you can earn some money during the summer holiday. This job requires energy and good communication skills but the good thing is that it can be very rewarding. During the summer many restaurants or cafes need an extra help, so it wouldn’t be very hard for you to find job as a waitress.

Tutoring

Tutoring

If you want to teach and help others, then you can find a summer job as tutor. During the summer many parents are looking to improve the knowledge of their kids, so you can look around and find some other college students who might need a help and you can earn some money while helping them.

On-Campus Jobs

On-Campus Jobs

I don’t know if you are familiar with On-Campus jobs, but there are many available jobs on your own campus from keeping the campus clean to helping instructors to grade papers. So let potential campus employers know that you are available for any job.

Cruises

Cruises

This is probably the most fun summer jobs for college students, or for anyone. You can work as board staff, cook or tour guide and you get to travel the sea and see the most beautiful places. The best way to find jobs aboard cruises is to check their websites and apply or call them directly.

Goran Nikolov is a content writer of Protista, a website where you can find a lot of interesting lists. He is from Macedonia and has a passion to write lists about everything that surrounds him, especially about sports, health, music, technology and history. Goran loves to play basketball in his free time, enjoys playing on his guitar and sharing his thoughts with others.