What follows is a list of some of the best part time jobs for University and college students in Kenya. These ae jobs that you can do online or offline.
1. Graphic Design
Graphic design is such an easy work to learn. And the good thing is that you get better over time. If you have a laptop, just download some free Graphic Design software online and learn basic design. You don’t have to be a pro or be doing a related course.
You can do Party Designs, Web designs, Business Cards, Campaign Posters, Part Flyer e.t.c. There are so many activities in campus that need such designs.
If you remain consistent, by the time you leave campus, you would have created a great graphic design company.
You might have to start small and free to attract clients then later charge a little fee as your brand grows. Invest in a high quality camera. Avoid smartphone cameras as they don’t bring that professionalism in your work. You can visit OLX Kenya and such for quality cheap cameras.
Go to club parties, campus events like Fresherz night, Cultural Week, Mr and Miss University, Graduations e.t.c and take random photos.
You can then sell the photos to the students directly or sell them online at at site like Shutterstock, Getty Images, etc
3. Writing eBooks
We all know that a school library is a free open source for learning. etc This provides you with ready resources where you can do research and write multiple books that you think people might be interested in. You can then open your shop at Muthurwa.com and sell.
Blogging is one of the best ways through which students can earn money online in Kenya. Blogging needs good writing skills with some basic technical skills.
Creating a blog is not a difficult task in these days. After creating a blog, update it frequently by posting different kinds of quality and unique articles. Once your blog receives decent number of traffic, monetize it with any popular advertising programs like Google Adsense.
If you have a smartphone that can take clear videos, then consider exploring the idea of becoming a vloggger. Inorder to be successful vlogger on social media platforms like Youtube, TikTok or Twitter, you have to be creative and upload unique content. You can get paid through display ads or influencer partnerships.
6. Freelance Writing
This the most commonly talked about as the best choice for students looking for online jobs but as I had indicated earlier, this should be the last option.
You will be required to go through application processes to be approved as a writer in some of the websites listed below. To stand a chance of getting any writing job, You have to be good in written english and with powerful writing skills.
We hope you have learnt of some of the best jobs that students can do in Kenya. If you have some class notes to sell then checkout muthurwa marketplace.
Important! If you are an architectural design course and can design house plans, then you can sell them online at Muthurwa.com.
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