Student Jobs

So, you’re studying in university and need a bit of extra income? There are plenty of great casual jobs for students that can get you by without taking a toll on your studies! Other than the obvious money incentive, getting a job is a fantastic way to socialise, make new friends, and brush up on your English skills if you’re an international student.

The following jobs are usually available on a part-time or casual basis and can easily fit around your study commitments:

  • Accounting - Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll
  • Administrative Support - Data Entry, Admin Assistant, Receptionist
  • Information Technology - Help Desk, Hardware Assembly, PC Support, Programmer, Web Developer
  • Customer Service, Sales, Telemarketing, Call Centre
  • Hospitality - Cook, Bar Attendant, Food & Beverage Attendant, Coffee Maker, Kitchen Hand, Sandwich Hand, Counter Hand, Housekeeper, Room Attendant, Room Service Attendant, Pizza Maker, Delivery Driver
  • Care work - Childcare, Aged Care, Nanny, Nursing
  • Retail - Retail Assistant, Check-out Operator, Stock Filler, Console Operator
  • Others - Security Guard, Labour, Picker/Packer, Taxi Driver, Parking Attendant, Car Washer, Cleaner etc.

Job Certification

In Australia - jobs in hospitality are certainly the most plentiful and among the best paid, plus you can make tips if you are good. Experience will help, but you must be aware that hospitality employers by law will require a certificate to certify that you have completed mandatory training such as:

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol Course (RSA) (6 hours)
  • Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) (6 hours)

Nursing homes also offer plenty of jobs in aged care and offer quite good pay in the weekends and night shifts. You must do the following course to work in an aged care facility as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN):

  • Certificate III in Aged Care Work

Similarly, there are plenty of jobs in childcare too. A first aid certificate will help in securing a position as a babysitter, but you need a relevant qualification to work as an Educator.

  •  First Aid Training (1 day)

Aim Higher

Any job is good for income, but you should not limit yourself to just low-skilled jobs, as you can also find part-time and casual jobs in your field of study if you have necessary technical skills and relevant work experience. You could work as a professional even before graduating, if you have some of the following software skills:

  • Xero, MYOB
  • AutoCAD
  • MEAN Stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, Angular, and Node.js)
  • PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • ReactJS
  • Python
  • Tableau
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • AWS Certification
  • Microsoft Azure Certification
  • Selenium Certification
  • ISTQB Certification
  • Salesforce Certification


We can help you secure a suitable part-time or casual job at free of cost. Please register online and submit your application.