To be honest, one of my most fun jobs ever was actually a college job. I was working with friends in a sorority kitchen. And everyday I'd look forward to the work.
But if you have the typical, near minimum wage job that so many college students have, a job you only work because you need money, then listen up.
University is about investing in your future. Why would spend tens of hours every week working not for your future, but for short-term gains? It's not a wise investment of your time.
I'd suggest taking the skills you have as a student and applying them to a job that is more valuable to your wallet and your future.
Many college students don't realize that skills they already have are worth something online.
Freelancing by definition is an entrepreneurial endeavor. It requires organization, discipline and leadership. By working as a freelancer one will gain experience in:
While most college jobs are completely un-related to what someone's studying, freelance jobs can allow one to hone their craft. Even more important, freelancing will allow a student to essentially get paid to build their portfolio. This is equally as true for a student of computer science as it would be for a journalism student.