Where Can College Students Find Online Tutoring Jobs?

Where Can College Students Find Online Tutoring Jobs?


LearnToBe is a non-profit organization that provides one-on-one online tutoring to students in need. They aim to provide equal opportunity for all students through their academic help, so they are skilled to thrive in the future.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: People interested in volunteering as tutors can fill out the application form on their website. If the profile is accepted, you can find a student you think you can help from their dashboard. You won't get paid for the service, but you can earn experience and sharpen your skills while helping (k-12) students in the process.


Yup connects students with tutors instantly through its mobile tutoring app. The platform caters to k-12 students who need help with math, chemistry and physics. Students post pictures of their doubts and queries, and tutors can check those and work with students to help them. All tutors on board are given a weekly schedule when they must be online to help students.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: Only US residents can work as a tutor for Yup and must have two years of tutoring experience. Applicants have to take individual subject exams for subjects they'd like to teach, followed by one teaching exam. The pay on Yup is based on experience, communication skills, and content mastery and is provided monthly.


Think of SuperProf as a directory of tutors that students check to find their best fit. The platform offers a list of tutors for varied subjects and skills for different grades and levels. Tutors get complete control over scheduling classes, fees, and methodology.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: students looking for tutoring jobs can create a free tutor ad on the platform and create their profile mentioning what they can teach and complete details regarding their experience, expertise in the subject domain, expected fee etc. Once your ad is published, students will be able to contact you. You can post as many ads as in as many subjects as you are willing to teach.


Tutors got to bid on questions students post on the platform. Tutors can give students a price and delivery time, and students get the choice to pick the tutor to begin the session. Another exciting thing about the platform is that it allows the tutors to sell their notes and study guides to make passive income.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: applicants can be college or university students. The platform charges a minimum of 20% commission on all the projects you take. 


StudyGate helps students typically with their homework. A separate section on the website mentions online tutoring, but their "Homework Help" section is the most popular. Students post questions, and interested tutors can bid for the help, essentially saying, "I'll help you, for this much". This system provides complete control and flexibility to the tutor. You can work when and where you want, and at the rates you would like.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: Interested tutors need not be certified, but your diploma or latest transcript (for college students) along with a photo of your ID is a must. Upon applying, they'll set up a call with you to get things going.


Students get to choose tutors for their educational needs on the platform. To have better chances, tutors must create a good profile mentioning experience, expertise and skills in subject domains. Tutors get complete flexibility to set schedules and classes as per their availability and comfort.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: Only US residents can apply to be a tutor on the platform. The applicant has to take a multiple-choice quiz, and if you get a passing score, you can start tutoring in that subject right away. The platform charges a 25% commission for the money you make through the platform. Also, if you refer a student, you'll receive 100% of the money made through that student.


The platform caters to the learning needs of language learners. Students can find a tutor on the platform filtered by availability, nationality, language, or cost. All tutors onboard set their prices and schedule except the first session of a new student on the platform.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: the platform doesn't ask for any specific certification or teaching experience is to be a tutor on board. You need outstanding communication skills and the will to provide a personalized learning experience to international students. Tutors have to create a profile with complete information and a video introduction of 2 minutes to complete their profile. Creating a profile is free; however, the platform charges commission on every student you teach. The commission for a trial lesson with a new student is 100%; afterwards, 33% commission is charged for every subsequent lesson. The commission can be decreased to 18% as tutors take more classes. The more hours you teach on Preply, the lower the rate of commission is charged. 

Genext Student

Genext Students is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based virtual tutoring education platform. Their services are ideal for students aged 10 to 18 in all major subjects like Maths, Science, Social Science & Languages (Hindi & English) for the national & a few state Boards across India.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: there's no defined eligibility. However, interested applicants have to take a proficiency test. If shortlisted, online orientation is provided, followed by a demo session. If applicant clears the demo session, they can connect with students on the platform and start with online tutoring.


They provide tuition for multiple subjects. The liberty of scheduling and setting up the class remains with the students. Students can also opt for live sessions to learn from their tutors face to face and raise questions in real-time.  

Eligibility/Process/Pay: interested applicants have to mention complete details in the application like area of expertise and teaching experience. The previous tutoring experience is advantageous but not mandatory to the selection process. The submission is followed by a 30 minutes exam curated by experts on the subject you want to teach and a quick telephonic interview. If selected, the candidate is trained in getting familiar with their Whiteboard roof and run multiple Mock Sessions until you get comfortable using the same. The pay is provided weekly by the platform.


This virtual tutoring platform developed a mobile app that helps students with their educational needs and serves class 8th – 12th and entrance exams preparation. Tutors on the app get requests from students and can connect with students instantly if they agree on the prices for each session. 

Eligibility/Process/Pay: The website doesn't mention any basic eligibility. Interested applicants can Choose topics of their expertise and accept sessions they want. The payment is processed by the platform every weekend.


Ace Tutors allows students to find a tutor for themselves. Students can search based on subject, location, gender, and tutor type. The platform works as a depository of tutors, and students looking for a tutor will find their fit on this platform.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: Applicants must have achieved at least an A grade in the paper they want to teach in. to know more about their vacancies, Keep an eye on their Facebook page.


GoStudent provides one-to-one, video-based tuition services to primary, secondary and college students in over 20 subjects. The tutoring sessions are live sessions between students and tutors and can be quickly booked by the student, scheduled as per convenience and rescheduled if students cannot attend. The platform claims that Over 400,000 tutoring units are reserved each month. The current user base is around 15,000 students and works with 5,500 international tutors.  

Eligibility/Process/Pay: The application process starts with sharing complete details and a subject test. If selected, the applicant has to appear for a Group discussion to convince the team of their strengths in the tutoring subject. The final shortlisting happens after the group discussion. If selected, applicants have to create their tutor profile and find out everything about their tasks. The platform offers complete support and coaching to make sure you get a grip on the platform usage.

Fab Tutor

Fab Tutor offers tutoring services through its comprehensive platform. Students can select a tutor based on tuition categories like exam prep, art, music, academics, competitive exams, various subjects, board of education, particular exam, language, resource availability and city. The platform is an online marketplace to explore and book tutors for online or offline tuitions. 

Eligibility/Process/Pay: applicants can create a free profile and get in touch with the broad student base on the platform. Tutors have to take a demo session with the students, and if things go right, you can continue with the sessions. The company offers transparent financial terms, and you get paid every month depending upon the classes.


Vnaya offers tutoring services to students in the k-12 sector in Maths, English & Science at all skill levels. The company also provides language learning classes for students interested to learn foreign languages. The tutors have to give a fixed time slot that they can dedicate to online tutoring.

Eligibility/Process/Pay: The only eligibility to teach on the platform is subject expertise. If you think you are good at your subject, fill the form on the website, and the process will start. The company offers in house tutor training and international standard hourly rates.

Here are a few tips for beginning with your online tutoring service

To become an online tutor, start by

1) Creating an attractive portfolio mentioning your experienceLevel, subject expertise, Qualifications, Skillset in the profile.

2) Stay as active as you can on social platforms for interaction with potential customers.

3) Subscribe to or join the online tutoring platforms & websites to stay updated on openings.

4) Use the latest software, tools and learn about the various technologies online platforms use and require from a virtual tutor.

So, If you are a student and looking for a platform to start your career in teaching, then this written piece is perfect for you, for sure. Also, do mention other platforms you use to provide online tutoring? 

About the Author
Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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