Side hustles for college students seeking employment

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Megan Schneider
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The struggle is real for college students who make a living while juggling classes, homework and extracurricular activities on a daily basis. Working while in college is necessary for many but making a commitment to a full-time job while in school can seem impossible before graduation. The opportunity to have a steady side hustle is helpful financially and can be a fun new way to earn money. Keep reading for your potential future gig.

Rideshare driving
Uber and Lyft are great options to earn a little extra cash while working on your own schedule. Drivers can be their own boss and get paid weekly when recognizing patterns of “busy times” in the city of Omaha. If the rideshare market is bustling, an individual can earn up to a few hundred dollars per weekend.

Selling your old threads
Poshmark is a social commerce marketplace where people can buy and sell new or used clothing, accessories and shoes in the United States. A seller takes a photo and uploads it to their closet via their mobile app in less than 60 seconds. Buyers discover the item when the item is shared with shoppers in their network. When the item is shipped to its recipient with a pre-paid label, the seller earns cash.

Conducting surveys
Gallup is an American analytics company based in Washington, D.C. Offices located in Omaha are known for their public opinion polls surveyed nationwide. A position at this company would be great for students seeking part-time work throughout the semester. Professional Research Consultants (PRC) is a family-owned national health care market research and consulting company based in Omaha. Perks include flexible scheduling, a relaxed dress code and a friendly atmosphere. Employees have the opportunity to advance in their careers based on their strengths and development.

Freelance transcribing
If you’re a talented typist seeking extra money with a freelance job online, working for Rev might be for you. There’s no cost to get started, but strong English skills, a computer and reliable internet connection are required. A wide range of people, from college students to stay-at-home mothers, enjoy working at home with Rev.

Working in retail
Target and Starbucks are two popular stores that most college students enjoy spending their time at any given day of the week. Both retailers offer part-time positions as team members or baristas in the Omaha area. Shopping and drinking coffee are popular activities among college students and getting paid to do it is a great perk of the job.

Explore freelance business services

Fiverr.com is a global platform to grow and cultivate the world’s largest digital marketplace. The company created a place for people to find and buy any service and build any business they dream. As an employee, your job helps create instant success for its many users.

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