For so many students in Canada paying for their tuition, housing, feeding, etc. you can easily find yourself broke and penniless. one of the easiest solutions is getting a job that helps you take care of the bills while you are still studying. part-time jobs are usually ideal for international students simply because it gives you more time for your books. but which part-time jobs are best for students in Canada?
Money is very important and everyone wants to have the money and time to go with it. People usually prefer part-time jobs that can be done from the comfort of their homes. Everyone needs money and the only way to get money is by working (legally or illegally) and that’s the fact about life.
Jobs for students can be lucrative, pays well, and puts you on a successful career path. when you find a job you can do, it will give you great flexibility; here is a list of jobs you can do;
Best Jobs For International Students
1. Content writing
If you love writing you can turn your passion into a profession and start making money from it. there are ways you can make money from content writing.
You can find a job site like Lexicon, Fiverr, UpWork, and other freelance sites to find work related to writing. If you are successful in writing you can make up to $20 per hour.
This field of works mainly dominated by the ladies and depending on the nature of the job you are working as it could be very hectic (hospitals). To get a job like this you need to have very good communication skills, reliability, need to be social and equally presentable.
A receptionist is the first line of the business and the job is to greet people, usher them in, receive calls, set appointments where necessary, and sort through mails.
3. Online Tutor
This applies when you are an exceptional student and your grades are excellent. you can start by helping other students who are struggling with their courses. by teaching them you can earn a certain amount.
teaching fellow students should only be the beginning of your career, taking up jobs to teach kids from elementary school to high school can also help in helping you make a living.
4. YouTube Partnership
Youtube is one of the most popular websites for watching videos. Creating a youtube channel and uploading interesting videos is a good way of making a living and earning income. Youtubers are known for making money parttime, you too can become one of them.
5. Shop Assistant
There are so many shops that require the services of a shop assistant. it is quite easy getting a job in one of the malls/shops around. As a shop assistant you are required to check things, stack things, keep things in their proper position, attending to customers, and some other things. As a shop assistant, you need to be vigilant of customers to avoid theft from the shop/mall.
This job requires you to listen to audio recordings and write them down. the essential part of the job is to be extremely accurate and also pay attention to details. if you are a fast typist this job would definitely working your favor because the faster you type the more your earn every hour.
7. Make-up artist/Beautician
People have the flair and desire to make other people look good. If that is what you are passionate about then you should consider going into this industry. You need to have basic skills and knowledge about nails, haircare, and skincare products and how to apply them.
8. Part-time blogging
There are so many ways to make money through blogging and you have so many options to choose from. You can become a part-time blogger and make enough income but it takes time to learn it.
As a blogger, all you need do is to create your own website whether free or paid where you can write articles, share your ideas and opinions regarding matters beneficial to the world. people visit your blog and you earn money.
9. House cleaning jobs
This type of job does not require any educational background or acquired skill. People generally are too lazy to clean their houses or are probably too busy to do so. Here you can apply to clean their houses and get paid to do so.
Just like the job description above this job does not require any educational background/acquired skill. Washing and ironing their clothes can also fetch you an amount you can earn.
Working as a part-time waiter might not be what you want but it is the top paid offline job in Nigeria. Bars and restaurants operate for long hours especially during the weekends and that can be a good source of income.
Restaurants and bars are lacking waiters that will attend to the needs of their customers and it is easily gotten.
12. Uber driver
Usually, when people hear of uber they think it is only for car owners, although to register with the uber company you would need a car. What people do not know is that most car owners do not have time to do the job and are looking for people to do it for them.
Your income would base solely on the agreement you have with the car owner. To do this job you need to be conversant with the road routes and must be a good driver.
13. Jewelry making
This job usually starts off as a hobby and is widely rampant amongst young girls. After making your pieces of jewelry you can take them to the stores around your area of residence or work and sell them to them, if they are satisfied with your work you will definitely get more orders.
If you have the flair for cooking you can turn your interest into an income during your free time. This business is best done from your surroundings and your neighbors having the idea of what you do.
15. Video Editor
Documentary filmmakers, advertising companies, vloggers, and lots of other individuals and businesses are in need of good videos for different purposes. Shooting a video is easy but the editing of the video is where the technicalities become an issue and it needs professionals to adjust the sound levels, the background songs, and other issues.
Doing this job will give you unlimited income potential but you would require excellent skills to handle such jobs. In Canada, the work experience will always be a bonus for you especially when you apply for permanent residency.