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It can be hard to get some extra cash as a college student, but we’re here to help! Getting a job right on campus is the easiest way to make some money while still being able to focus on your school work. Keep reading to learn about some of the jobs offered at Missouri State University!

1. Delivery Assistant

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This job requires you to assist with department office operations as needed. In addition, you need to be able to lift 25 to 50 pounds. Students should have basic computer knowledge, good communication (oral and written), and be good with people.

2. Fishery Worker

biology students working for a fishery

The job requires 20-40 or more hours a week but the minimum pay is $15 an hour! While there are a lot of hours, the job starts in May and goes to June, so it won’t interfere with your school work. You will help with aquatic ecology field work on the Buffalo River in Arkansas. In addition, you’ll help process fish and aquatic invertebrate samples in the lab.

3. Management Assistant

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Workers will do basic office duties such as answering phones, making copies, and completing tasks for faculty. In addition, they will direct incoming traffic and occasionally run errands. To apply, you must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must qualify for Federal Work Study.

4. Bookstore Employee

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Students who get this job will be helping customers, handling cash, creating displays, and help with textbook services. In addition, they will answer phone calls and emails, answer bookstore questions, and other retail duties. While applicants are preferred to have prior service or retail experience, it’s not required!

5. Call Center Worker

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Students who are highly motivated, good in teams, and are willing to work flexible hours are perfect for this job. The job entails working to earn money for different programs at MSU. In addition, you should be outgoing, dedicated, and able to think quickly.

6. Leaders in Community Service

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Do you like helping out your community and need some money? Well, this is the job for you! As an LSC member, you’ll be working for non-profit organizations but will be paid as a MSU employee. As an employee you’ll have to attend a monthly meeting and work on at least one service project a semester.

7. OneClass Note Taker

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This job is a great opportunity for all college students. All you have to do is show up to class and take notes! After class, upload your notes to OneClass and get credits that you can redeem for gift cards or cash!

Hopefully, this guide has given you some ideas of what types of jobs you can have as a student at Missouri State University! Just because you’re a student doesn’t mean you can’t work too! Good luck with your job search!

Katelyn Heuer

Hi, I'm a sophomore majoring in computer science and minoring in mathematics. My interests include music, reading, and fashion!

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