Monday, August 3, 2020

Resources to Find Off-Campus Temporary Jobs

Some things to consider when searching for a part-time job include:
  • Schedule
  • Wages
  • Flexibility
  • Skills you wish to develop
  • Proximity to home/campus
Some things to keep in mind when applying for a part-time job include:
  • Have your resume reviewed at the University Career Center & The President's Promise before applying
  • Be realistic with your time: do not let your employment hinder your academic successes
Some websites to visit that will have off-campus part-time jobs:
Are you a UMD student looking for a part-time job? UMD is excited to announce its partnership with QuadJobs, an online platform that connects students to flexible, part-time jobs. 
Types of Positions
The following types of positions are popular on QuadJobs:
  • Babysitting
  • Tutoring
  • Furniture Mover
  • Delivery
  • Filing
  • Receptionist
  • Garage Organizer
  • Dog Walker
  • and many others!
Want to connect with individuals and businesses looking to recruit for temporary, PAID jobs? Build a profile, telling employers a bit about yourself and find short-term jobs to fit your schedule!
For details regarding policies and use of the platform, view QuadJobs FAQs.
Concerned about the legitimacy of an employer or position?
Please follow these steps:
  • End all communication with the employer immediately
  • Contact the University Career Center for assistance regarding next steps at ucc-studenthelp@umd.edu or by calling 301.314.7225
  • Click here to learn more about job scams