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Around 65,000 students expected to work temporary summer jobs

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The number of students who work temporary jobs this summer could reach 65,000-70,000, level with the number in 2019, student cooperatives association DiákÉSZ told MTI.

DiákÁSZ noted that around 50,000 students had been placed in temporary positions in January-May.

Students are expected to work in the largest number in the manufacturing, trade, catering, farming, and tourism sectors. Temporary positions will involve 30-40 hours of work per week.

The gross hourly wage for student labor is expected to reach HUF 1,200-1,300, but students working in the capital could earn HUF 1,300-1,400.

DiákÉSZ's 15 members account for 65-70% of turnover on the market for temporary work and odd jobs organized by student cooperatives in Hungary's legal framework for such employment.

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