Side hustles for busy students: Exploring ways to earn with redwigwam

Published on: Wed, 09 Aug 2023
By: Claire, redwigwam

Being a student often comes with a tight schedule and limited finances. You need to work to make ends meet but fitting in work around your studies (and social life) can be hard.

However, thanks to the rise of gig economy platforms like redwigwam, students have access to flexible and unique side hustle opportunities, offering lots of ways to earn extra income.

We’ve looked at some exciting ways busy students can leverage redwigwam to find side hustles to fit their packed schedules and boost their earnings, while pursuing their academic goals.

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Micro-jobs: Quick and convenient tasks

If you need to earn money, but simply don’t have the time to commit to regular hours each week, there is a solution!

Micro-jobs are roles posted by hirers when they just need someone for an ad-hoc couple of hours and are perfect for students looking for quick ways to earn money.

Tasks could cover anything, but think data entry, product labelling, online research, content creation, or social media management.

Maximise your time and earn money when you have breaks between deadlines, lectures and seminars.

Event staffing: Exciting temporary gigs

For students who enjoy the energy of events and social gatherings, redwigwam offers plenty of opportunities to work as event staff.

Roles are varied, and can include scanning tickets, working on a bar or kiosk, and even litter picking. Often these are all day gigs, and you’ll get the opportunity to enjoy the event in your breaks!

Have a look at the latest hospitality jobs here

Brand ambassadors: Promoting products and services

A brand ambassador works on behalf of a brand to represent them and promote their products and services.

As a brand ambassador, you’ll have the chance to engage with consumers, distribute samples, or raise awareness about specific brands through in-person or online interactions.

This side hustle is ideal for students because it not only offers flexible working hours but also helps hone some invaluable soft skills which will look awesome on your CV!

Market research: Sharing opinions and insights

Market research involves conducting surveys, participating in focus groups, or providing feedback on new products or services.

It’s a popular option for students – you earn money by sharing opinions and insights – and can often do so in your own time and from the comfort of your own home!

Mystery shopping: Evaluating customer experiences

Mystery shopping is one of the most popular side hustle with redwigwam’s community.

Students can act as mystery shoppers, visiting retail stores, restaurants, or other businesses to assess and feedback on the customer experience.

You’ll be sent a series of questions to answer before you go, looking at all areas of the business, often including service quality, product availability, and store cleanliness.

Remote tasks: Work from anywhere

The ultimate side hustle is surely a job you can do from the comfort of your own home?

Through redwigwam, you can find a variety of remote task opportunities which allow students to work from the comfort of their own homes or anywhere with a decent internet connection.

Tasks can include anything, but think data entry, transcription, graphic design, content writing and social media management. Remote tasks offer huge flexibility in terms of working hours and location, making them an ideal side hustle for students who are looking for ways to balance their studies and earning money.

If you’re a student looking to earn extra money while you study (and add invaluable skills to your CV), create a redwigwam account today.

Whether it's through micro-jobs, event staffing, brand ambassador roles, market research activities, mystery shopping, or remote tasks, redwigwam has a huge range of diverse opportunities to suit different interests, skills, and availability.

Leverage the platform and gain valuable work experience, develop your transferable skills, and enhance your financial well-being.

Explore the possibilities with redwigwam and unlock the potential of your side hustle as a busy student.

Looking for a more flexible way to work?

Nine to five doesn't exist in our world. Join redwigwam and find work that fits in around your lifestyle.