9 Popular Professions for Youngsters in Russia

Do you have a dream of going to college? Or do you dream of having a car? You can dream anything you can, but money is another story.

Sometimes we, as kids, do not know how to obtain cash other than from our parents. However, we cannot always depend on our parents. Because they cannot always give us the amount of money we want. Or that their money management is quite tight because they have so many children to take care of. (Also read: common questions of foreigners seeking job in Russia.)

Thus, this is your time to take some jobs that suit you as youngsters. However, you don’t have to take profession that requires you to fully available at the office. You can take a part-time job or take a job when you have a very long holiday. You can save the money you earn to pay for your hobby or dream.

Here are 9 popular professions for youngsters in Russia.

1. Camp Counselor

Do you like to spend time outdoor? Or do you remember the time when you go to a summer camp? This time, you can experience both of going to a summer camp and being a counselor. The plus point of this job is you can earn some money while having so much fun. In addition to having fun, you can develop your leadership, communication and problem-solving skills. You can also accustom yourself to living away from your parents, so you can prepare yourself by being independent as transition to adulthood.

Also read: jobs opportunities for foreigners in Russia.

2. Retail Salesperson

There are so many opportunities for you if you want to be a salesperson. Although your duties may hard, you can get paid from $11 to $13 per hour, which is great. Your duties can be in inventory, stocking shelves, product demonstrations, handing out samples in grocery stores, customer service or operating a cash register or any other depending on which store you are working at.

Besides, you can train your communication and social skills by meeting a lot of new people. You can also train your management skill or mechanic skill if you work at a bike shop.

3. Food Service Worker

What do you think when hearing food service worker? Wait staff? You are right, but position of food service worker does not limited to that. You can work as either host or hostess, busboy or busgirl, or cook. Not only you will gain social and communication skills, but you will also gain conflict management and resolution skills. Your wage range from $9 to $10 depending on your position and place.


4. Internship

You may find that every job opportunities that you dream of after you graduate requires you to have experience. However, you will not gain experience unless you work. So, how do you deal with this phenomenon?

The answer is being an intern. Working as an intern in your dream company and taking your dream position is the best way to do it. However, most of these jobs are unpaid. So, you probably don’t want to take this job in every holiday if you wish to gain much money from it. However, it’s still worth trying if you want to draw your resume well. There will be a great chance for you to get hired in your dream company.

Also read: popular jobs for science graduates.

5. Lifeguard

If you are a great swimmer and over 15 years old, you can become a lifeguard. If swimming is your hobby, this job will be so much fun. However, you bring a huge burden with big responsibility. This job also needs maturity and professionalism. You should act fast, otherwise, you are not eligible for this position.

6. Housekeeper

Do you enjoy tidying up your room? If so, this job is probably just for you. Although there is no such job available in your area, many hotels need your help, especially in holidays. You will gain organization skill in any area needed, such as housekeeping staffs, malls and parks.

7. Freelance Writer

Are you an A student in English class? If so, your chance of getting this job is big. Although some freelance writing jobs often give low bonus and wage, that’s worth trying. You just need to think that you do a training, but the difference is that you earn money, not pay. If your writing is good, there is a huge chance that the same person will hire you again.

Also read: part time jobs in Russia for international students.

You can be a freelance writer through an online platform as long as you have PayPal account or another account accepted by the platform.


8. Movie Theater Worker

Are you a movie lover? Why don’t you try to be a movie theater?

You can stand the concession booth, be a ticket-taker or clean up after moviegoers leave. You will earn steady paycheck and get an employee discount to watch your favorite blockbusters. Besides, it can be a great chance for you to review the movie to put on your blog.

9. Tutor

If you always earn straight A for most subjects, it’s the best time to be a tutor. There will be so many juniors needing your help for their homework and upcoming tests. Just share everything you understand with them and you can learn so many new things while earning some good money.

Those are 9 popular professions for youngsters in Russia. You should also read ways and rules getting job in Russia.

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