Do you want to earn money for your summer travel plans? Well, there are actually a lot of ways to find extra income. You just simply need to have a goal in mind and be willing to be trained. Certain industries expand their hiring in the summer month. You can make some good cash over this season with some work and creativity that will help you replenish your savings for the next school year or if you have other reason to spend that money.
Summer is here and opportunities for quick money are just around you. If you’re a student, a fresh graduate or anyone else looking for some quick cash this summer, worry no more because here are 15 ways to earn money over the summer.
1. Online Tutorial
You don’t have to be an education major in order to tutor a younger student in a particular subject of your expertise. This type of summer job is perfect for folks who have a passion in teaching. Filipinos can earn by teaching foreign students. By using Skype and other online communications software or tools, you can teach anyone in the world with the right knowledge, including English, Math and business skills.
2. Start a Blog site
Why not start your own cyber room online? If you are into blogging, you can simply use your own passion to earn money. It can be about photography, fashion, travel, or music. Just remember to keep a good quality of content and it must be a hundred percent original.
3. Work on a Fastfood Chains or Restaurants
A lot of fastfood chains and restaurants offer summer job as their consumer increases. This type of job is popular because hours tend to be flexible. Fastfood chains like McDonald’s, Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, KFC and many more accepts young service crew who can work for them either full time or can always work less than the minimum hours.
4. Apply for internship programs that pay
Some companies offer internship programs for college students. This is a great opportunity because aside from the fact that you will learn new skills and adapt yourself in the field you are dealing with in the future, you will also gain money from it.
5. Baby sitting or House-sitting
Probably, your neighbors are busy at work and they have no one to look after their toddlers or house. How about you look after these kids or the house itself? This kind of work is best for individuals who love to be around with kids. On the other hand, house sitting involves responsibilities such as taking care of the homeowner’s pets, performing general maintenance, keeping trespassers off the property or making sure that everything runs smoothly as if the owner is at home.
6. Offer photography classes or services
If you have an eye for photography, use that skill to earn money. You may do some photography gigs for weddings, debut and other corporate events. You might as well, want to sell your photos at photo stock companies. Another way to make money in this field is to teach basic lessons to teenagers or photo enthusiasts.
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7. Start a small business
Summer is a great time to start a small business like selling halo-halo, gulaman, ice candy and other cold drinks that will quench the thirst of each individual. This doesn’t require a big capital however; it is easy to do and will give you the freedom to be creative in pursuing your entrepreneurial bent.
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8. Design websites
If you are a computer savvy, why not try to develop websites online? There are a lot of people who are looking for someone that can help them design a website. This is also the best way to build your own portfolio while earning money.
9. Work online
Since many people are more exposed to internet, the knowledge on how to work from home is fairly increasing as well. There are actually a lot of opportunities online in order to earn money. You can work at home as a freelancer like graphic designer, virtual assistant, content writer, web designer, and a lot more. You no longer need to go outside for work, because you can gain cash even if you’re at home.
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10. Be a Lifeguard
The perks of being a lifeguard is that you get to spend time outside, secretly glimpse on sexy ladies in their bathing suit, swimming on your breaks and of course, you get the chance to earn money. Lifeguarding takes hard work, so you must be prepared physically and mentally.
11. Sell old clothes online
Too many clothes you aren’t wearing anymore? Or a huge part of your room is already occupied due to those old clothes? Why not sell them online instead of throwing it. Learn to monetize your junk. Remember that someone’s trash is another’s treasure.
12. Offer special classes
Do you know how to play guitar, piano or any musical instruments? Got the skills in playing basketball or any sports? These classes are in demand especially to those students who are having their summer vacation. So, why not use your skills and passion to make money this summer.
13. Be a tour guide
If you live in a tourist location or if there are a lot of people who visit your hometown, grab that opportunity to share your knowledge about the place and make a little extra cash while you are doing it. It would not only be fun but you’ll also gain more friends and boost your confidence.
14. Be a driver
Do you know how to drive? Or do you have a driver’s license? How about driving for families or friends who love to travel this summer? You can also try to apply as a part time or temporary driver on driving companies touring tourists around.
15. Wash cars
People often tend to have a hectic schedule during summer vacation and having their cars or vehicles a decent car wash is frequently neglected. It only takes about a maximum of 30 minutes to clean and this is already pretty costly. You only need few supplies to start this kind of job and a lot of people would bite to your offer.
Summer is school break, so why not do things that would help you earn some extra cash rather than staying at home watching Television the whole day. There are countless ways to earn money this summer and throughout the entire year. And there is no doubt that you can do all and each one from the list.