Part-Time Job: Academic Skill Enhancer Among College Education Students


  • Phan Thi Mai Houng St. Mary's College Quezon City


Part-time job, Skill enhancer, Working students, Time management


The purpose of this study was to investigate the experiences of working while studying. This study used the descriptive research method and survey research design to gather the needed information. The participants' responses on their perceptions about working while studying confirmed that financial support, self-development, and internal motivation to integrate theory and practice were among the driving forces of working while studying. The findings also showed the participants have a cheerful disposition and effective time management. Moreover, it showed that the effective ways of having a part-time job while studying are through good time management, improved academic skills, and self-reflection.