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on-campus employment


Many schools have on-campus employment positions that are not part of the federal work-study program. Some of these positions offer tuition discounts and a wage for your service.

What's nice about on-campus employment is that positions are generally flexible considering your class schedule and needs. Additionally, you can easily get to work, return the class, and then go back to work without having to commute.

check your school's employment office for information

campus housing manager


Some schools and private housing units will waive or reduce housing costs if you become a residential manager. You will be required to answer calls, keep up maintenance, and address service issues.

Housing managers can maintain a work schedule that coincides with your academic schedule. Another nice benefit is that your work schedule is at your place of living.

Check the area's student housing units for information. They will likely put you on a waiting list that might be worth something to you in the future.

Search Local Yellow Pages for Housing
 
look for local employment


Many area businesses welcome college student employees especially in establishments that cater to students. Many of the these employers offer flexible working hours.

Check these job sites for employment information:

  • Job listing for students from many brand-name retail and other name companies:
    www.snagajob.com
    another posting of summer jobs:
    www.summerjobs.com
    job postings exclusively for teens and students:
    www.teens4hire.org


  • Internship Programs:
    internships in your field of interest is a great way to get experience that will help you college
    internships.wetfeet.com


  • Search Classified ads in LOCAL PAPERS:
    you will find many local jobs through your local online classifieds:
    www.newspaperlinks.com
work from home or dorm

There are a few work-at-home employment opportunities that pay based on the hours that you work. This allows you flexibility to set your work schedule around your academic schedule.

view this book on Home-Employment Opportunities

setup an online mall

Setup your own online mall and market it to other students and area residents. Get an automatic setup of affiliate links to over 11,000 digital products.

Your online mall includes the Amazon plug-in — and instant feature of tens of thousands of products from Amazon! Your site visitors simply buy something from Amazon and you earn a fee.

Mall Set-Up Cost: $49.95 annual fee!

No strings attached. Pay the one-time fee and your mall will be operational in seconds.

what if you run shorT

If you find that cash is running low, you have the option of applying for Private Student Loans to help fill the gap.

You can borrow up to $30,000 each academic year and defer repayments until after you graduate. You can get the money in as little as 5 business day.

click for information about this aid source

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