Student Jobs

There are many benefits to working through college.

Why work your way through college?

  • Reduce the amount that you have to borrow to pay for school.
  • Earn valuable job experience.
  • Gain time management skills.
  • Improve your grades by helping you plan your study time effectively.
  • Receive employee benefits, if applicable.

Find student worker employment

  • Apply for student worker positions. Some positions provide co-op experience.
  • Look for on-campus restaurant gigs through Aramark.
  • Make deliveries around your class schedule through Favor.
  • Get paid to test apps.
  • Drive your own car and be your own boss with Uber or Lyft.
  • Market your skills such as animation, voice over, and photography online using sites like Fiverr.
  • Learn more about Handshake¬†which is a career platform for students, career centers, and recruiters come to meet, talk, share opportunities and resources.
  • Visit the UC Career Center.

Tips to make working in college easier

  • Find a job with a set schedule. This makes it easier to plan your classes and study time.
  • Look for a job that pays more than minimum wage. If you need to spend time working, make the most money possible. Tutoring can help you earn more.
  • Consider a job in your field of study to get work experience that will benefit you.
  • Schedule time to relax and have fun with your friends. It is important to find balance if you are going to work while in school.
  • Set aside money each month to help cover tuition and other fees.
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