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Have you considered the Gig Economy?

 

Have you ever considered driving for Uber to make a little extra cash on the side? If you have, you are thinking about becoming a part of the gig economy, a big segment of the U.S. workforce (roughly 1/3 of the working population) that provides freelance, contract-based work. Gig workers, aka independent contractors and freelancers, work in a variety of industries from transportation and hospitality (Uber & AirBNB) to creative (graphic designers, writers, web developers) to event-based services (musicians, photographers).

Freelance work can be a great way to gain experience in a new field of interest, without fully committing to a career path in that field. Not all freelancers are created equal – some have a day job and choose to gig on the side. Others choose to fully enter into the freelance lifestyle to earn their living. Still others enter the gig economy out of necessity because they cannot find a “regular job.”

Gigging has its pros and cons. On the upside, freelance workers typically enjoy greater flexibility, independence, and control over their work lives than a traditional worker. However, downsides can include no benefits, little job stability and income unpredictability, and difficulty collecting compensation from clients, to name a few. It’s a lifestyle that requires a great deal of self-motivation, and it’s not for everyone. Do you think you might like to give freelancing a try? Head to TaskRabbit to look for work opportunities, and check out this article for some great tips on how to get started. You can also find some great video content via Jayhawk Ready; click "gig economy" under "explore."

 

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Jobs

Jobs and Internships:

Travel Placement Teach English In China Scheme
(100288)

Noon Elite Recruitment - Beijing
Beijing Shi,
China

Position Type: Professional Jobs

Posting Date: Feb 26, 2019

End Date: Apr 26, 2019

Claims Analyst (100513)

Oklahoma City, City of - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
United States

Position Type: Professional Jobs

Posting Date: Feb 25, 2019

End Date: Feb 27, 2019

Supreme Court Internship Program (100477)

Office of the Curator - Washington, District of Columbia
United States

Position Type: Internships or Co-Op

Posting Date: Feb 22, 2019

End Date: Mar 01, 2019

Town Manager (100493)

The Novak Consulting Group - Warrenton, Virginia
United States

Position Type: Professional Jobs

Posting Date: Feb 22, 2019

End Date: Mar 30, 2019

Young Learner English Teacher (100471)

Shanghai Giraffe English Training Center - Nationwide,
China

Position Type: Professional Jobs

Posting Date: Feb 22, 2019

End Date: Mar 22, 2019

Associate Planner (100458)

Oklahoma City, City of - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
United States

Position Type: Professional Jobs

Posting Date: Feb 21, 2019

End Date: Mar 21, 2019

English Language Assistant - PAID Internship Spain (100344)

AC Internship Abroad - Catalonia ZZ
Spain

Position Type: Internships or Co-Op

Posting Date: Feb 21, 2019

End Date: Mar 20, 2019

Language Camp Counsellor in Germany - Summer 2019 (97569)

LEOlingo Sprachcamps für Kinder - Germany

Position Type: Part-Time Student Jobs

Posting Date: Feb 21, 2019

End Date: Apr 15, 2019

Franklin Management Fellowship (100358)

City of Franklin - Franklin, Tennessee
United States

Position Type: Fellowships

Posting Date: Feb 19, 2019

End Date: Apr 19, 2019

Corporate Social Resposibility in Africa (98311)

Art in Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Position Type: Internships or Co-Op

Posting Date: Feb 11, 2019

End Date: Apr 11, 2019

Economic Development Fellowship (100144)

Sonoma County Economic Development Board - Santa Rosa, California
United States

Position Type: Fellowships

Posting Date: Feb 11, 2019

End Date: Mar 11, 2019

Human Rights and Climate Action in Africa (98305)

Art in Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Position Type: Volunteer

Posting Date: Feb 11, 2019

End Date: Apr 11, 2019

Human Rights in Africa (98310)

Art in Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Position Type: Volunteer

Posting Date: Feb 11, 2019

End Date: Apr 11, 2019

Marketing and Management in Africa (98306)

Art in Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Position Type: Internships or Co-Op

Posting Date: Feb 11, 2019

End Date: Apr 11, 2019

NGO Grant Application Work in Africa (98308)

Art in Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Position Type: Internships or Co-Op

Posting Date: Feb 11, 2019

End Date: Apr 11, 2019

Workshops

Workshops:

4th Annual Statewide Job Fair

Session Start:
Mar 07, 2019, 2:00 PM

Session End:
Mar 07, 2019, 6:00 PM

Location: Off-Site (See Description for Details)

Mid-American Chapter of American Translators Conference

Session Start:
Mar 21, 2019, 8:00 AM

Session End:
Mar 23, 2019, 5:00 PM

Location: Off-Site (See Description for Details)

Info Sessions

Information Sessions:

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City

Start Date/Time:
Mar 06, 2019, 1:00 PM

End Date/Time:
Mar 06, 2019, 3:00 PM

Location: Off-Site (See Description for Details)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Start Date/Time:
Mar 06, 2019, 2:00 PM

End Date/Time:
Mar 06, 2019, 4:00 PM

Location: Virtual Event

Deloitte Consulting

Start Date/Time:
Mar 22, 2019, 10:30 AM

End Date/Time:
Mar 22, 2019, 3:30 PM

Location: Business - 1010 Colloquium, Capitol Federal Hall

Career Fairs

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