More and more school going students, especially those studying in class 10 and upwards are looking for part-time jobs to earn their own money and also to get hands on experience to prepare themselves for their future.
With the ever increasing exposure to the global happenings, a lot of information is coming right into the homes of students. School going students in particular are very keen to do part-time jobs as not only will it give them practical experience but also help in earning quick money.
Here we list few part-time jobs that students of class 10 and onwards undertake. Not only will the jobs provide with on-field knowledge but also help in earning good amount of money thus fill them with confidence.
Here we bring to you 6 part-time jobs which will earn you money and give valuable work experience:
1. Language Translation
Translation work mostly requires knowledge of a foreign language and translation work involves a foreign language and English. You have to translate from foreign language to English or vice-versa, hence, your hold over both the languages should be extremely good and proficient. The plus side of translating work is that it can be carried out from the comforts of your homes.
2. Giving Tuitions
If you are willing to teach younger students then giving tuitions is one great choice. Not only will you share knowledge but in the process, you will revise the lessons from younger classes. Tuitions need not be limited to academics. If you are good at playing any musical instrument like guitar or synthesiser you can give lessons in that. Same for sports, languages, computers and many other subject matters that you are really good at; after all, to teach is to learn twice!
3. Event Management and Planning
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This one is extremely good for the outgoing and sociable ones. Event Management and Planning brings you in contact with people from various walks of life thus giving you a platform to make new contacts and spreading your social network. One big plus point of being an event manager is that you will automatically learn to groom yourself and make yourself smart and presentable.
4. Receptionist/ Front Office Executive
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If you like talking over the phone and to the people both known and strangers, that too with a good flow of English language then this is one good job for you. Right from the big corporate houses to medium scale offices, the front office, or reception as it is better known is the first place that visitors/callers connect to. so, if you have the confidence and self-belief to cater to them then go for a part time job as a Receptionist/ Front Office Executive.
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Yes, you read it right! Modelling is a new and very popular job that will get you money and recognition in one go. For this, you have to make a bit of effort to get into a good physical shape and look after your appearance to make it neat and smart. You can work as a model at various food outlets, product launches, media events, PR events, at exhibitions and fairs etc.
5. Hospitality Industry/ Waiter
Times have changed and so has the thought process of the masses. Earlier, a waiter or an attendant would be looked down upon as a menial worker. But thanks to the spread and popularity of the Hospitality Industry the mindset has changed drastically. This field is now looked at with admiration and you can get a job as a waiter, dishwasher, cleaner, front office etc.
You can adjust your shift timings so that your studies are not affected.
Those students who love to write can do so on a part-time basis. This is also called freelancing. You will be given a set of guidelines from the client that you will have to follow and the topics will follow. You will be paid either per word or depending on the number of articles that you will write for the client. All the aspects are covered in the contract.
As a freelance writer, your write-ups might find a place in mainstream media, blogs or websites. Many clients give the name of the writer, that means your name would be visible to many people either in print or online or both.
Conclusion: Going for a part-time job during the course of your schooling is a very good idea. This will give you a sense of confidence as you will be earning your own money thereby becoming self-reliant. Also, you will go out in the real competitive world which will prepare you for your career and future.