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Work while you study

Looking for a part-time or casual job? There are lots of opportunities to find work while you study:

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.

The Careers Service online portal for jobs and opportunities CareersLink – advertises a wide range of part-time jobs for local businesses across Manchester. You can filter by vacancy type and location.

The Students’ Union also has a brand new job shop adverting casual and part-time work in Manchester. Roles range from retail assistants, hospitality and brand ambassadors. You can sign up for vacancy alerts or browse the roles on the website.

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 ambassador or events staff for your school or alumni, for bars and catering on campus and as part-time staff at the Universities cultural institutions. These roles are also often advertised at various times throughout the year.

For more information on jobs on campus check out the Careers Service website.

City Centre

There’s also the age old method of going into stores and business and asking if they’re hiring. Many places around Manchester will advertise vacancies in their shop windows so its worth keeping an eye out when you’re out an about.

For more information on where to look for part-time jobs, how not to get caught out by scams and information on getting a National Insurance number check out the Careers Service part-time jobs guide.