3 jobs that are PERFECT for students

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If there’s one thing students are known for, it’s travelling the path less taken to make a few quid. In the mad and rushing world of student life, where parties, endless cramming sessions and awkwardly scheduled tutorials make the idea of holding down a fulltime job an impossibility, doing the jobs that no one else will has become something of a rite of passage for pre-graduates.

But they don’t all have to be miserable, drudging experiences. Make the right search and you’ll be able to experience fun and quirky jobs that will take you to a variety of different situations.

So what jobs have we found that can give you an amazing student experience?

The right scent

The right sort of smell is vital to a businesses’ success, although most of them don’t realise it. But with a pongy workplace or retail space, customers will head for the exit quickly.

Enter scent marketing, the most ground-breaking form of promotion right now. Scent marketers create smells from scratch for clients, providing them with signature scents that they can use to satisfy their customers’ nostrils.

Major brands like Ambius provide scent marketing facilities to clients and make sure that the smells are fantastic in every company they work for. 

And it’s the perfect job on the side for any student hoping to enter the world of marketing or customer service. Take a look at the job offers provided by scent marketing companies and see if you can fit them into your schedule.

TEFL courses

Teaching English as a foreign language is the ideal way to see the world and still make a wage. It requires a special Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate, which will cost a few hundred pounds, but can offer a wealth of travelling opportunities for students hoping to enjoy foreign climes.

The TEFL site is loaded with jobs in distant lands, from teaching in Paris to being a test examiner in Nigeria, and all these opportunities are available to you once you’ve completed their course. It’s perfect for a student searching for a gap year.

Medical trials

Medical testing is seen by many as risky business, but it’s also a guaranteed money spinner. All you have to do is be willing to pop untested pills and endure tests in a hospital bed for a few days or weeks, and you’ll end up with a few thousand pounds in your bank account.

It’s not an option for the faint of heart, but it will make you plenty of cash. 

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