By: Cristal Mae R. Publico / The Dominican Gazette
Earning money as a student feels so rewarding, especially now that we are in the midst of a pandemic. The old days were done, when a student's employment options were limited to fast-food chains like McDonald's or Jollibee. There is nothing wrong with these occupations, but why not maximize their income? Given our situation today and for the sake of their safety, I suggest working online jobs to earn and improve their organizational performance.
"Unfortunately, I don't have time to identify a new skill, but I’m in urgent need of finances".
In contrast to your case, this is immediate income. These abilities can be acquired, in order to earn a profit, you will have to provide or form a prowess to sustain competitive advantage. In line with it all, listed below are the following online jobs for students.
1. NFT or Crypto Games
As we all know, teenagers nowadays are drawn to playing electronic games, but did you know that you can earn money while playing? Here are some of the play to earn games:
Axie Infinity is an NFT-based online video game developed by Vietnamese studio Sky Mavis, which uses Ethereum-based cryptocurrency AXS and SLP. But to play this game, since you are a minor, you need to find a manager/investor, and you will be called a scholar. MIR 4 is a free-to-play open world Asian-fantasy MMORPG that can be cross-played on both PC and mobile devices, you can earn real money through this application by reaching level 40.
2. Online Selling / Social Media Marketplace
Who does not love trendy clothes? That is so fetch! Most Generation Zs are stressed but still well dressed. If you have a plan to start an “aesthetic” clothing store, this is your sign to start now and trust the process. Selling eye-pleasing clothes is beneficial and enjoyable.
3. Buying and Reselling
Buying limited stock or once-in-a-lifetime items like Korean or Japanese pop merchandise are worth it because if ever you are in need, you can sell these items by bidding them for a higher price. For shoe collectors, your old shoes that are still in good condition can be sold for a higher price because they are considered vintage.
Be your own boss by being a freelancer. You are self-employed, and you get to accept and reject commissions or tasks. Here are some of the sites that you can try to apply to. Take note; this is for students of legal age and above. Upwork a freelancing platform filled with different professions that is suitable for your skills. Fiverr is also a freelancing site. That corporation creates an avenue for freelancers to advertise their wares to customers around the globe. Fiverr is a website that enables you to advertise, and apply for minor one-time contracts, or gigs, online.
4. Online Tutoring
A lot of children need tutoring nowadays since their parents cannot focus on teaching them at our time today because they are busy working. So if you plan on being a teacher in the future, this is a good start.
5. Graphic Designing
Creativity can give you profit. Who knew crafting digital pictures and making memes could be a source of income? Well, here is how: We all know that Facebook is the most used social media here in the Philippines, and of course, “memes” are one of the reasons most of us Generation Z use this platform. Let me let you in on a little secret: some social media influencers, particularly those in Esports, will pay you a good amount of money if you create banners and memes for them to post on their sites.
6. Social Media Manager
If you are good at advertising and organizing, this profession is suitable for you. As the sole voice of the online presence, social media managers are responsible for marketing a corporation. They respond to comments, provide information, and cultivate campaigns. Now that you know what activities you could do as a student to obtain extra income, start thinking about which one would be the perfect option for you.