Build Skills and Earn Money Through Project Work

Are you looking for some ways to earn money and gain experience while being a virtual student? While Pioneer Careers has numerous job and internship listings, there are several sites out there that can connect you with short-term freelance projects to help you earn cash.

Projects posted on these sites range from professional projects to more casual roles depending upon the tool. Often, the site collects a percentage of the project fee for helping you get connected, and in other cases organizations pay a fee for posting an opportunity. In any case, read the full details on each platform below to ensure it is the right fit for you!

Resular –
Resular, built by DU students, is a free website that connects students to freelance gigs and other applied learning opportunities from the DU community. Its a great way to make some extra money and improve your resume during this uncertain job market!

QuadJobs –
QuadJobs connects college students with a wide array of opportunities with businesses and families. From tutoring to social media support, this site includes a wide variety of options.

Parker Dewey –
Parker Dewey is a nationally known site for micro-internships. With this organization you conduct projects for organizations for an agreed upon fee. It is a great way to test out work with various organizations while building a portfolio of experiences for the future.

UpWork –
UpWork is a great place to find freelance work in a wide array of areas from web development, marketing, writing, customer service and more.

Fiverr –
This site connects “sellers” of creative, design and tech freelance services to those in need of help.


By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman