Student Employees in Higher Education
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Student employees are those students who hold part-time, paid positions at the higher education institution where they are concurrently enrolled as students. Campus student employment refers to different types of part-time, paid positions available from the institution (as the employer) to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at that institution. Remuneration distinguishes student employees from student representatives and other students who volunteer in various service roles at the institution.
The number of working students has grown markedly with the increasing enrollments and the increasing cost of higher education. In the United States, with the highest average of working students, on average 70% of students have paid jobs while studying (Carnevale et...
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