Alternatives

Alternatives to spec work for students

Pro bono

Pro bono is defined as providing a service without compensation. You donate your services for free or in some cases at a reduced fee that just covers basic expenses. Pro bono opens the doors for students to get real world experience and add to their portfolio while supporting not-for-profit organizations, groups, schools and clubs.

Research in your area for not-for-profit organizations, groups, schools and clubs that students can contact. Or make the research a class assignment.

You will also need to know tax liabilities in your area for Pro Bono.

Fair exchange

Fair exchange is bartering design services with businesses for equal services or goods. No money is exchanged. Fair exchange offers a wide range of possibilities for students in gaining experience and building up their portfolio.

You will also need to know tax liabilities in your area for fair exchange.

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