- Some part-time opportunities will be advertised on MyFuture– Click on Jobs> Search Jobs -> Advanced Search -> Casual / Part-time
- To search for Oncampus Jobs on MyFuture type the search term Oncampus into the Search field and click on the search box. For more infomation about vacancies on campus visit Oncampus Jobs
- NIJobs.com is a general jobs website for Northern Ireland which includes adverts for part-time jobs
- Many shops, restaurants and bars do not advertise online, but will put up notices in their windows. Go in and ask how to apply. Some prefer CVs and others require you to complete an application form.
Most part-time work opportunities are in hospitality or retail. Even if these sectors are not related to your career plans they can help you to develop skills which will be useful to any career.
See our advice for CVs and Covering letters. For part-time work your CV can be shorter than for a graduate job. Make sure you tailor it, focussing on relevant experience and skills.
Students working part-time are entitled to the national minimum wage.
Hannah Webb, an English Literature graduate, now working as a Student Recruitment Officer at PwC explains the importance her part-time retail job played in her career development.
Don’t have a national insurance number? This is a unique number assigned by the government to everyone eligible to work. You need to apply to get one. You can begin work without having it, but it is a good idea to apply for the NI number before applying for work.
If you have more detailed questions about tax or your right to work, the UKCISA website has useful information
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