Antigone Posted March 24, 2008 Share Posted March 24, 2008 Is it just asking for trouble to take on a part-time job while in grad school (no funding for non-academia focused masters students in the humanities, boooo)? I worked all through undergrad and while I know my grades would have been better if I hadn't needed a job, I managed to make it work. I'm just concerned that because grad school is going to be well, harder that I'll end up hitting a wall and bursting in to flames. Likewise, and this is a "I really don't expect anyone to know but might as well take a stab at it" question, I've worked in higher education administration for like 2 1/2, almost 3 years now and if I did get a job I feel like there's no way in hell I'd take a student work job. I'm not some snotty elitist (we were all copy-monkeys once) but I have a lot of experience and would love to get a "real" part time job in one of the administrative offices, because the work study $8.50 per hour will not cut it. Would the fact that I'm a grad student kind of slide me to the bottom of the list because they know I'll be really busy? Is this uncommon? Would it be worthwhile to sort of blind email my department or the larger humanities department with a resume asking if there are any such positions available? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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