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Need a Holiday Gig? 8 Perfect Part-Time Jobs for Students

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Consumer and Money-Saving Expert

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.

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Love animals? 

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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Enjoy some baby time

Parents are usually in need of extra babysitting services during the busy holiday party season. You can find jobs through BabySitterExchange.com or Care.com, making around $15 per hour on average.

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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.

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About Andrea Woroch

Andrea is a nationally recognized consumer and money-saving expert. She has appeared on dozens of television shows and channels, including Today20/20, Marie, Home & Family, Dateline NBC, Fox News, and many more. She's also been published in everything from The New York Times to the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money, and others. 

 
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