NAME: x ID NO.: x DATE: 09/01/11
Part Time Jobs for International Students
The idea of having a part-time job is critical for an international student. Since, outside one’s own country, the best person to depend on is oneself. Having a part-time job means that, the student now has to face increasing difficulties. These difficulties will ultimately bring rewards for the student not only in the form of salary but in the forms of many other gains, too. A student can gain many benefits when doing a part-time job, such as becoming more independent, acquiring experience, and become more responsible. When a student gets a job then he is able to support himself. He can buy his basic necessities with the salary from the job. At the same time, a part time job helps students in becoming more self dependent. Now that the student has a job he can cover escalating cost of living expenses. Also, when students have their self earned money in their hands they understand the value of money better; they learn that if they misspend money for unnecessary purposes then they might face shortage of money. Hence, they learn how to handle money better. Furthermore, a student is more prepared for any kind of emergency needs for money as he will have more money saved from a job. For a student to go and work in a job after graduation without any previous job experience, it should be difficult because he or she will have less experience of the demands of the real world. When working part time students get more experience of the world. By this I mean that, during the part time job students learn how to interact with customers professionally. Students are more prepared for future jobs as they learn how to shape themselves according to the demands of it, such as the number of years of job experience required for a job. In addition, student’s communication skills increase during a job. Students also gain valuable cooperative skills when dealing with co-workers. A part time job makes...
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