Finding work remotely is now the rule that interests the majority of Italians and even university students can benefit from it, both by joining offers from companies that provide services to the public or to other companies by both starting up on their own and by inventing their own service centers.
Working remotely can in fact be a valid opportunity to start making use of the skills acquired during the period of study at the university. For example, for those who studied accounting, there are several remote jobs offers that you can find on the web and that are targeted to students. You can also find opportunities for the same type for computer science undergraduates, a sector in very fast development precisely because of the health emergency which increased the need for remote execution of all kinds of activities. Finally, one of the sectors that are developing the most in the time of the Coronavirus is the web content creation, both textual and visual. University students can take advantage of numerous companies and associations that provide flexible and rewarding employment opportunities based on what is actually produced. The market is flourishing both in Italy and for those wishing to venture with foreign languages.
And how can we ignore the satisfaction that comes from being your own boss? It is precisely at the time of university that the most capable entrepreneurs were born and Milan is home to various opportunities to learn tricks of the trade as for example by joining start-ups already from university’s internships (see also this article on the iBicocca organization). Therefore, let’s make room to the creative entrepreneurship of the ones that can develop one of these “new professions”: the Virtual Trainer, who assists his clients remotely in getting back into shape after the troubled period of the lockdown, but also the Virtual Chef who shares with various audiences the kitchen’s savoir-faire and the preparation of the most inviting dishes. A thousand new skills were born during the period of the COVID crisis 19, thanks to those who have been able to combine the ability of excellence with the mastery of IT tools and a pinch of courage …!
So here the paths of careers and job searching that have been opened to university students, with the understanding that not all evils come (only) to harm…