College students who want to make extra money working but don't want the rigid work schedule that usually goes with a traditional brick-and-mortar occupation, can turn to the Internet. Opportunities for temporary or part-time online work are numerous for college students.
Become an online tutor. Visit a tutoring company website such as Tutor.com to apply for tutoring positions in academic areas such as English, math, science and social studies. Applicants must pass exams to qualify to tutor in specific subject areas. Tutor.com also offers flexible scheduling.
Complete tasks for pay with Facebook's CloudCrowd application. The pay ranges from 1 cent to nearly $15 per task, as of July 2011. Among the tasks are writing, editing and translation jobs. Additionally, you can earn through referring others to the CloudCrowd program. Also, CloudCrowd pays the day after you complete a task and work is available 24 hours per day.
Look for work for college students at the Barefoot Student website. You can search for full-time or part-time jobs, and internships on the site. Additionally, you may post your own resume so potential employers can find you.
Tips & Warnings
- Check work at home forums to see where other people are working.
- Check the job advertisement to make sure every direction was followed as the employer specified.
- Remember to never pay for a work at home position or give out personal information.
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