Can students grapple with both study and jobs? It is sure enough that every student must ruminate on their studies but students can enjoy several benefits from freelancing but how? Nowadays, accessing the internet has been as easy as the oxygen in the green areas. Freelancing is a perfect part-time job for the students to juggle their academics, assignments, social life, and designated tasks.
In freelancing, freelancers are their own bosses because one can freelance from wherever you are with your own pay rates. To sum up, freelancing is a part-time job where you dedicate your efforts and skills to the clients through remote working with flexible working schedules. It is like a test drive for your career and a side hustle that you can add to your resume for your next career goals. Even if you are inexperienced or not qualified, you can earn some cash with your existing skills to pay your school or college fees or it can be a great income source at the beginning plus a reliable source for your pocket money.
Pros of freelancing for Students:
An amazing platform to build up experience and skills portfolio
Marketing connections with international and domestic clients
Meet-up with creative talents
A better alternative for unpaid internships
Upgrading the existing skills
Remote working with the flexibility and no pressure around studies
Selective tasks, Boss in own work, Regular breaks
Plus point for Resumes
Good source of beginning income
It’s merely impossible for students to dedicate their full-time efforts to 9-5 jobs, and freelancing can be the most effective way for the students to enhance their subsisting skills and exhibit their talent in the international arena. Fiverr, Upwork. Freelancers and many more are the most amazing platforms for students to disport their performance and receive decent pay rates. Rolling Freelance, Nepal’s 1st professional freelancing site by Rolling Nexus can be a boon for the students who are willing to work in a flexible working schedule. They can choose the task they want to be assigned with the pay rates they want and pick their working hours. With the freelancing success of a couple more projects, they can create strong links with diversified clients, and with the acquisition of positive feedback, more work can come home.
The Digital revolution has enabled the whole world to welcome a plethora of career-building opportunities at the palm. Thanks to the Internet and many digital platforms, students can freelance from their homes with their available skills without any disturbance in their academics. Students can get involved in the following freelancing projects as per their skills such as:
1. Content writing and Translation- writing blog posts, captions, Facebook posts, LinkedIn posts, Insta posts, product descriptions for online products, translating related to language works, content writing for businesses
2. Graphic Design- designing logos, animating videos, PPTs, adverts appearing in papers and magazines, etc
4. Virtual Assistant- the admin supporter to businesses, transcription, typing, listening to recordings, and reporting to clients
5. Proofreader- proofreading the written text, articles, and writings of the companies
6. Blogging and Video content- same as a content writer with extensive research
7. PPC Marketing- carrying on marketing activities accordingly to PAY PER CLICK
8. Retail Arbitrage- buying items that are priced lower than stated online and reselling those products again with the motive of earning profit
9. Others- Web designing, starting a YouTube channel, Social Media Handling, etc
Students be it in their dormitory or the library or homes, freelancing jobs are easy to carry on, and make a handsome income out of them by learning many skills. They should maintain discipline and persistence while doing the work. There will be no physical presence of clients to complain about your work but you should be more determined to accomplish the assigned work. Providing high-quality freelancing work with strong determination is what the clients want. And if they provide positive feedback, more projects are coming your way.
Students should be able to highlight their true potential to the clients for more projects. Freelancing works are like skills-upgrading platforms for the students and they have to remember that. “Do every job perfectly without delay” should be the Mantra while handling such projects. In nutshell, students can be benefited more from these freelancing jobs. All thanks to the digital advancements, students are now able to work on their own. Freelancing is definitely a perfect option for students to start their career-building journey and create their totem. So students, buckle up and give a THUMBS UP to Freelancing!