One of the best approaches for college students choosing a side hustle is to steer clear of typical laundry lists of jobs. Scott Gibney, educational and career consultant at Gibney Solutions LLC, said college students need a game plan to think strategically about a side hustle to maximize their college experience.
“The career path for new college graduates has been altered as corporations now look for students to have proven skill sets. This may also include having a year or more of experience,” said Gibney. “A student will need to show how they have taken the academic theory learned in school and successfully applied it to real-life activities.”
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When considering the best side hustle options, college students should take into consideration how this activity can play a positive role in getting a job post-graduation. Gibney said to do this, students should focus on their major, as well as career goals. Check out these side hustles perfect for students studying a wide variety of majors.