Students who study abroad has the opportunity to do a part-time job while studying in some countries who giving the international students the chance to do a part time job. This opportunity can helps students in terms of finance and experience. However, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of having a part-time job while studying so you know what you have to deal with in the future.
- Extra Cash
This is usually the first reason for students for having part-time job. The extra income can help students for schools or for daily living cost.
- Working Experience
The experience from the part-time job can be an added value for the students after graduating from college especially if they have relevant job to their study.
3. Balance Life
By having a part-time jobs during college, students will have more experience in managing their time between work and everyday life.
Working part-time provides an opportunity for students to adapt more easily by meeting local people that help them to learn about the local language and culture.
- Time Constraints
Managing time for work and life can be a burden for students if it is not set up correctly. This could affect their study which is a more important thing to do for them.
- Working Irrelevant Job
Not every part-time job can be useful once the students graduate. They need to find a job that is related to their program study so their work experience can be used for their work later. However, finding a suitable part-time job is not an easy thing to do so it makes students work in an unrelated area.
- Unbalanced Life
Working a part-time job can help students in managing their time, but it is not an easy job to balancing between work and life. Even though part-time work do ot take as much time as full time job, but a student routine can take most of their time.
If you want to do a part-time job, make sure you can manage your finances and time so that the job will not be a burden and affect your study. (NRK)