10 Best In-person Side Hustles for College Students
May 2, 2022
Hustle Inspiration

10 Best In-person Side Hustles for College Students

Inspiration for Student Holiday Side Hustles

Many people think starting a side hustle equals needing to go out and gain new skills, but the skills you already have can be enough to start a small business and generate income for the holidays. Start by asking yourself what is my speciality? If you are a the type of person who loves to socialize in person and be amongst the energy of people while making quick money then an in-person side hustle is probably better suited for you than a remote gig. While providing services on and offline is easily accessible these days, here are the 10 best in-person side hustles for college students to make some extra cash this holiday season!

10 In-person Side Hustles

  1. Cleaning
  2. Tech support
  3. Tutoring
  4. Babysitting
  5. Dog walker/Sitter
  6. Mobile car washer
  7. Photographer
  8. Task services
  9. Moving services
  10. Skill sharing

1. Cleaning

Many people do not have time to clean nor do they want to. Providing cleaning services can be a great way to lighten that laborious burden for students living in apartments and big homes. The more that needs cleaned means more money!

2. Tech Support

There is something to be said for those who know how to fix a broken phone screen. It's most definitely a need amongst more than just college students. There are many cell phone repair courses online that will help you become an expert at fixing phone screens and create a lucrative side business that can create profit for years to come.

3. Tutoring

If you are exceptionally skilled in a certain subject, then tutoring can be an amazing side gig for you. This can easily be either an in-person or remote gig as we have so many ways to virtually have meetings now.

4. Babysitting

If you love kids the world of nannying can be a full blown career with benefits and a nice salary.There are many professors and administrators on campus that you may already know looking for a babysitter they can trust. Building relationships with your superiors is a great way to pick up nannying gigs while you're in school, but can lead to great experience for future work.

5. Dog Walker/Sitter

Who doesn't want to get paid to hang out with furry friends? A relatively straightforward side hustle that can create a continuous weekly schedule for you and your pocket.

6. Mobile Car Washer

Everyone wants a clean car, but many students can't be bothered to go and do it. By creating a mobile car washing service you provide convenience for your customers in addition to a little bit of money on the side.

7. Photographer

If you have a knack for photography or currently major in it, then chances are you can find some local work. Shooting student events, professional head shots, or helping to photograph digital marketing images can be a great start to getting your photography business up and running before even exiting college.

8. Task Services

People are always in need of something like tv mounting, curtain hanging, or changing a hard to reach light bulb. If you consider yourself a Jack-of-all-trades person, you might just be the person start up this campus side hustle!

9. Moving Services

Moving houses has to be one of the worst chores. The bigger the house you are moving from the bigger the chore! Lugging big pieces of furniture, boxes, and clothes is always easier when a helping hand is there to make the move seamless.

10. Skill Sharing

There will always be people out there wanting to learn something new. So many people have skills that others want and could easily charge an hourly fee for skill share sessions. For example someone may have skills in the hair braiding and beauty department to help a potential esthetician entrepreneur start up their own side hustle business. The potential for multiple side hustles increases when you share your skills with others.

Do you aspire to become a student side hustling entrepreneur, but don't know where to start? Let Clutch help promote your business amongst your peers on campus!

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Written By:
Dominique Ledesma
Dominique Ledesma
Customer Success Manager
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