Part-time work experience looks very impressive on your CV and every student must get a good part-time job. At the same time, the part-time job should not distract you from your responsibilities as a student. Here are 7 part-time jobs that can be a lot of fun while offering good experience and pay.
- Social media assistant
If you live and thrive on social media, then this could be the best part-rime job for you. You’ll be helping your employer manage their social media activity, such as uploading new posts, responding to comments and gathering data analytics for them. You’ll get firsthand knowledge about new product launches and events being organized by your employer.
Working part time as a lifeguard can be very exciting. Once you’ve received the required training, you can enjoy the warm beach while getting paid for it. It’s also a great way to stay in shape and meet new people. Keep in mind, though, that lifeguarding is serious work and that you’re responsible for the safety of the people on the beach.
- Food reviewer
Food lovers love this job. As a food reviewer, you’ll have to go to different restaurants and try out their food. You’ll be given a budget of course but some employers may require you to spend your own money. Either way, it’s a great way to find out about new restaurants in your city and delight your tastebuds.
- Guest service coordinator
As a part-time guest service coordinator you’ll be welcoming diners to a restaurant and helping them get a nice seat. You’ll have to be polite, friendly and respectful, qualities that you’ll need when you become a professional. You’ll also meet new people and work in a really fancy environment.
- Fitness instructor
This job is a lot of fun especially if you’re into physical fitness and bodybuilding. You can work for a few hours at your local gym with one or more clients. You’ll be helping them working out on the different machines and doing different exercise routines. In the process, you’ll be working out yourself too.
- Mystery shopper
This is a great fun job for shopaholics. To become a mystery shopper, you need to visit a store and buy stuff from there. While you’re at it, you should also check them out for the quality of service, ease of the shopping experience, and other things. However, you won’t be able to keep all the stuff you buy, but it’s a nice way to spend some hours of fun.
- Birthday party host
This is a fun way to bring out the performer in you. Lots of parents want themed birthday parties for their kids. Depending on your talents, you could become a birthday party singer, performer or actor. You could even dress up as a popular kids TV character and play along with the kids.
Choose your part-time job according to your personality and talents. As long as you enjoy what you’re doing, you’ll be happy and more productive.