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Canada / Close to half of full-time college and university students are working

According to Statistics Canada, close to half of the country’s college and university students combine full-time studies with paid employment – an increase from about 25 per cent four decades ago.

An overwhelming 96 per cent of postsecondary students who work during the school year hold jobs in the service sector, with more than one-third working in retail operations such as clothing stores, drugstores, restaurants and groceries, says StatsCan…


Visiting online spots such as TalentEgg and university career sites is one way… Students also need to regularly check bulletin boards in student lounges and faculty offices, and pay close attention to bus stops and electrical poles near their school, where employers frequently post help-wanted flyers.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at 

globe and mail

via Take the ‘Mc’ out of jobs while studying – The Globe and Mail.


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