9 high-paying part-time jobs for college students Vancouver Film School/Flickr
You don't have to wait until you have a degree to get a job and start paying off your college debt.
The key to finding a part-time job for a busy college student is to look for high-quality positions with a flexible schedule that are from a trustworthy source, says
FlexJobs Director of Online Content Brie Reynolds.
"There are a lot of scams in work-from-home jobs, so college students should be aware of them and be cautious when searching," Reynolds says.
To get you started, here's a list of high-paying part-time jobs for college students from FlexJobs:
Non-Profit charity fundraiser
Non-Profit charity fundraiser
Pay: Up to $30 an hour Description: This job entails supporting a nonprofit and its affiliated fundraising activities. Public-facing work experience is needed. Social media assistant
Social media assistant
Pay: Up to $21 an hour Description: S ocial media assistants often work part-time managing social media channels and assisting companies with content marketing. Online researcher
Pay: Up to $37 an hour Description: Online researchers support business professionals by researching questions to deliver clients with high quality answers and personable explanations. Excellent research skills and the ability to to find quality content are a must. Expertise in certain areas as well as general knowledge of business is desired. Grant analyst
Pay: Up to $32 an hour Description: Grant analyst jobs typically require a year of prior experience reviewing and approving grant paperwork, as well as working to prepare and submit funding requests. Content editor
Pay: Up to $40 an hour Description: Working with a style guide, content editors ensure accurate grammar, spelling, and quick turnaround with sometimes high volumes of content to edit. Night auditor
Pay: Up to $29 an hour Description: Night auditors work at hotels during overnight shifts to do paperwork, assist with guest relations, and support bookkeeping operations. Night auditor jobs require math skills, computing skills, and basic accounting knowledge. Writer
Pay: Up to $55 an hour Description: Writers work as employees or freelancers and must have excellent writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to work under deadlines. Depending on the writing job, a writer will be responsible for creating specific and focused content in one or more subject areas. Circulation clerk
Pay: Up to $19 an hour Description: Circulation clerks work in libraries to help assist library patrons and create positive experiences for visitors. Basic office knowledge and experience and a background in customer service is needed for this kind of job. Guest service coordinator
Guest service coordinator
Pay: Up to $21 an hour Description: Guest service jobs are heavy on customer service and are offered by a huge variety of industries, from nonprofits to travel and tourism. Guest service coordinators work with customers, provide clerical support, and help resolve issues.