Originally Posted: Nov 30, 2018
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2018
Students: it's not too late to get a holiday gig!
The winter holidays are the perfect time for students to search for a part-time gig. From retailers and pop-up boutiques to restaurants and sharing economy jobs, there are plenty of opportunities to earn some extra money.
Pick up a seasonal gig
Check sites like SnagAJob.com to find seasonal opportunities with retailers in your area.
Dog sit or walk in your spare time. You could earn up to $1,000 a month by spending quality time with a furry friend through services like Rover.com.
Tutor in your free time
You can find online tutoring opportunities at Tutor.com. Their service is available 24/7, and you can create a schedule that works best for you, working as few as five hours a week to nearly full time.
Promote a favorite brand
Major companies hire students to promote their brand on college campuses. Check Reppr.com to earn rewards as a brand ambassador.
Become a rideshare driver
Shuttle other students for Uber or Lyft, run deliveries for takeout services like UberEats, or deliver groceries via Shipt. You can even deliver dry cleaning through Rinse.com.
Pick up a waitressing or hosting job
Restaurants often beef up their staff during the busy holiday shopping rush. Look near busy shopping centers and malls for opportunities.
Enjoy some baby time
Dress up like Santa Claus
Sites like Indeed.com can help you find Santa impersonator opportunities in your area, paying anywhere from $12–$50 per hour.