As a student of higher institution, NYSC period is always a much awaited period.
The joy of serving ones nation is always unfathomable; This period is a period when the clear picture of life appears to the new graduate. The euphoria of this period is always a memorable one; during this period, a graduate is either made or marred. It is determinate towards the everlasting life of the corp member.
During this period, there are copious opportunities that surround it; wealth and fortunes are made during this period.
Also, “connection” as said in our parlance are made and can be very vital in a corp member life during and after the service.
Irrespective of the location a corp member serves his or her father land, opportunities are always available; it only depends on how foresighted the corper is.
As a corper, NYSC period is a time for you to explore your business potentials, it a period to relate and prepare for the eternal life after school.
There are businesses you can do to enhance your financial life, thus making you financially independently during this period and probably for the rest of your life, depending on how creative and meticulous you are. These businesses are;
- Internet business.
Internet is a gold mine, you can make money from the internet in a legitimate way irrespective of the state you are posted for your service. If you are business-minded enough, you should have been making money from the internet during your days in school.
However, if you haven’t discovered this, now you know; trap into this avenue and make yourself cool cash on a daily basis. You can run a mini cyber café and render the services to the vicinity. With the cyber café, you can as well register students for external examinations like waec and jamb. With this business, you are guaranteed of stable income and it increases your interpersonal relationship with people of your locality. You learn various skills and ethics from this business as you deal people on a daily basis.
- Data entry
Data entry is a time consuming Job, I must confess to you but with proper time management practice, you can make a way for yourself in this business line. This job entails inputing some data into a computer system database, you would be provided with some code words and space for you to input the same code word into the system using a data processing software provided by the company. You must be very meticulous to take up this job, it requires a lot of attention to avoid unnecessary mistake.
Also, you have to be very vigilant and careful with the clients you deal with, there are scammers in all businesses.
- Freelance writing.
This is a creative way of making money as a corper, it is a means of turning your passion, your talent to a money making venture without much stress rather at your convenience. There are many firms in dire need of people who can help them convert their ideas into writing ,thus, paying back in cash. This is a huge opportunity for intelligent and dexterous youths, you can invest your time in this, if you know you have what takes take up the task. All you need is to brighten up your writing skills and have a platform like a blog where you display this.
With it, you can make a reasonable income at the end of each month.
- Graphics designing
Graphics designing is as essential as the air we breathe in, in all businesses. Any conscious businessman, who wants his business to thrive through branding, needs the service of a graphics designer. As a trained graphics designer, there is virtually nothing you can’t do with that skill, your service is very relevant provided you are good and proficient at the craft.
As a corper with the knowledge of graphics designing, you can make a lot of money from it during your services year.
You can start buy creating awareness and making sensitization on the need and benefits of graphics designs in the location you are servicing if they are unaware of it, thus, making money for yourself.
Apart from the above, you can cook up a tutorial package and teach people how to design graphics; through this, you can enrich your pocket. It is needed in all business activities, just look out for the opportunity within and optimize it very well.
As a corp member, no matter where you are posted, there are untouched business opportunities lying fallow, waiting for you aside from the aforementioned ones.
Just open your mind and heart and you will be financially independent during this period and probably for the rest of your life.