Category Archives: Student jobs

Work life balance – Finding a balance between jobs and school work

Work life balance, are you kidding? There just don’t seem to be enough hours in the day! Well, we can complain all we want about long hours and grueling assignments, but finding a balance between work, school work and life … Continue reading

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Summer employment: Follow these tips on how to find that summer internship or job

Whether you’re looking for a summer internship in your field or just a part time job to keep busy, you should probably begin that job search right now. Follow these steps on how to find summer employment and you’ll be … Continue reading

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Fair Labor Standards Act ruling: Judge says unpaid student internships illegal

On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, a federal judge ruled that three unpaid internships were in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The ruling concerned interns for Fox Searchlight Pictures but it may have far-reaching effects that could eventually render … Continue reading

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Land that job! Top interview secrets for college seniors

It’s that time, upperclassmen. You’re graduating soon! Woohoo! You made it! Now what? Well unless you won the lottery, or you came into a sizable family inheritance, you have to start looking for employment. AKA: work. To land that job, … Continue reading

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High paying jobs for college students — 5 ways to maximize your time and put more cash in your pocket!

Unless you are Donald Trump or Tim Cook, you may be looking for a job that offers a little more cash flow. And if the basic on-campus jobs like working as a cashier at the bookstore or flipping burgers at … Continue reading

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To improve college study skills, teachers encourage good study habits, following attendance policy

While of course there are the Dean’s List students out there, most college students aren’t exactly known for having the best study habits. And don’t think this goes unnoticed by your professors and employers! Whether it’s non-adherence to the attendance … Continue reading

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Support the cause and save some green with the CengageBrain Extra Credit program!

We at CengageBrain.com know that giving back to charity in whatever way you can is very important, so we’ve resolved to make a difference this year. With your help, we’ll donate up to $100,000 to charity all while helping students … Continue reading

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Top tips on how to get a tutoring job and what it can do for you

Becoming a tutor can be a great way to help support yourself while you are in school. If you excel at a particular subject and have a desire to share that knowledge with others, tutoring could be right down your … Continue reading

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How to be a leader: Advice for college students on developing leadership qualities

Some of the best advice for college students is to not only get involved but to be a leader on campus. And, just like anything else, it takes practice to develop the qualities of a leader. If you have been … Continue reading

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Why to consider an on campus job or internship…and which ones to snatch up!

Whether or not to work during college is a tough decision for a university student to make. On one hand, it would be great to have some extra spending cash. On the other hand, a part-time job might eat into … Continue reading

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