10 Legit Online Jobs for College Students

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Are you in college but would do well with some extra money and still get to focus on passing?

We’ve put together a list of things that you can do in order to make money online as a college student.

1. Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistant doing her work

Help individuals and companies get their tasks done on time and efficiently. You can do this for a few hours a week and make an extra $400.

2. Proofreader

Proofreader proofreading

If you are good at spotting errors and is a perfectionist then you can try proofreading.

3. Textbook Flipper

Bookscouter.com's website

People pay hundreds of dollars for textbooks,  so you can sell back books you’ve already used and don’t need anymore.

4. Social Media Manager

Social media manager managing social media accounts

You are already on social media and know a lot about it, you  can watch some Youtube videos to expand your knowledge and offer your service to influencers and businesses.

5. Blogger

Blogger typing her blog

You can solve or give answers to people’s questions by making a blog and monetize that blog and earn some money.

6. Web Designer

Dribbble.com's website

If you enjoy designing you can try this out. There are many companies and individuals who are looking for designers to help them with their website especially now that everything is moving to online platforms.

7. Tutor

You are in college and most people always say the best way to learn is to teach something. You can teach what you learn to people and make money from that.

8. Freelancer

Fiverr.com's website

You can do freelance projects on Fiverr and Upwork. 

9. Gamer

Twitch.com's website

A lot of people enjoy playing and watching games. do you enjoy playing games? well, you can earn by sharing your gameplays on different platforms.

10. Survey Taker

You can take surveys in your spare time and earn money by just answering questions that will help companies to make better decisions.


Be a go-getter and try one of the suggestions we’ve given, you need that money.

Which of the ideas would you try?

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