Student Part Time Jobs in Plymouth

Student Part Time Jobs in Plymouth

June, 2022

If you are a student there are many part time jobs in Plymouth which will bring lots of benefits, both personal and financial. Not only will you have more disposable income, but there are also a whole host of other advantages. You will be able to:

  • Build your employability skills
  • Enhance your CV
  • Gain transferable skills
  • Build your network
  • Gain valuable experience of being in the workplace
  • Get a work-based reference when you apply for a grad-level job


Whether it’s a part-time job during your studies, a full-time role over the summer break, or a placement year there are lots of opportunities to find work whilst you study at Plymouth.

Use the Career Services at Plymouth's Universities

The Careers services at the University of Plymouth, Marjons and the Arts University Plymouth offer advice on and advertise part-time and temporary jobs. Check out the links here:


Jobs at the University of Plymouth

If you are looking for part time jobs in Plymouth, and you are a student, then your university is a great place to start looking for vacancies.

Hundreds of students are employed on the University of Plymouth campus yearly in a range of roles that can fit around your studies. You can apply to be a Student Ambassador to support the University during events and access further opportunities to get involved with the University departments. Learn more about Student Ambassadors and how to apply here.

The jobs board on myCareer will allow you to browse and apply for a range of campus roles such as administrative support, helpdesk, information roles, IT, peer-to-peer support, hospitality, retail, reception and many more.

Further opportunities on campus, advertised exclusively to staff and students, can be found on the Work for University of Plymouth webpage. The Students’ Union also employs students in part-time employment every year in roles such as retail, hospitality and catering – search current UPSU vacancies

Looking for student jobs in Plymouth

Find a student job online

Here are some online job boards to help you get started on your search for your perfect student job in Plymouth:

  • - browse a huge range of jobs, including temporary or part-time jobs, by location, and subscribe to be notified of new jobs in Plymouth
  • - at the time of writing, Jobsite had over 700 part-time and 400 temp jobs in the Plymouth area
  • - it's also easy to find a student job on Totaljobs, with a huge range of part-time and temping jobs local to Plymouth
  • - this much-loved hotspot for shopping in Plymouth has a jobs page ideal for students looking for work locally
  • - if you are at the university, working for the UPSU - the University of Plymouth Student Union - can be a great option, so check here for any student vacancies.


Getting a student job abroad

Now that travel is opening up again, working abroad can be a fantastic experience over the University summer break allowing you to travel free and experience life and work in another country. Many tour operators and holiday companies need extra staff during the peak holiday season.

Check out BUNAC for opportunities in Australia and the USA:

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