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Working while you study

Looking to earn some extra cash? Or even build up your CV with skills and work experience? Either way there are lots of opportunities to find part-time work while you study, here are some ideas you may want to explore:


Part – time jobs

With Manchester being such a large city there are plenty of part-time jobs available. Whether its retail work, hospitality, or administration there a wide range of part-time jobs in Manchester.

CareersLink – the Careers Service online portal for jobs and opportunities advertises part-time work for local businesses and some opportunities at the University.

It’s worth remembering though that many part-time jobs will be advertised in shops windows, so keep an eye out.

Jobs on campus

There are also a number of opportunities for casual work across the University, however not all the work is advertised widely. Take a proactive approach by selecting areas of the University that interest you and approach them directly. There are often opportunities to work as student or events ambassadors for your school or alumni, for bars and catering on campus and as part-time staff at the Universities cultural institutions.

For more information on working while you study check out the Careers Service website.

The Big Careers Fair

Although you’ve still got plenty of time, it doesn’t hurt to get a headstart in your career path with these fairs on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October. Who knows? You may find something that would catch your eye or can enquire about any summer internships with your dream company.

Find out more here.