Student Jobs

We are excited to announce that our new career management system, myCareer is now live! This will give you access to:

  • individual careers appointments to support you in identifying opportunities to get involved in and help with starting and refining your career planning
  • hundreds of vacancies, from part-time work to fit around your studies, to summer internships and graduate vacancies
  • a wide range of workshops and activities to help you develop your employability skills. These include mock interviews and a variety of skill sessions from job searching to enhancing your CV
  • events such as Career Fairs and Networking Evenings to help develop your confidence, expand your professional network and explore your career options.

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Introducing Student Jobs

The University of Plymouth recognises that many of our students want and need to work while they study, whether for financial reasons or to build skills and improve their employability.

Student Jobs provides a free recruitment service to support our students in finding and applying for paid part-time work to fit around their studies (up to 20 hours a week).

Working part-time is an excellent way of gaining valuable experience, which could help you to stand out from the crowd when you start applying for graduate opportunities.

Pop into the Careers & Employability Hub in the Roland Levinsky Building and talk to our friendly Student Jobs staff about securing part-time employment.

How do we support you in your job search?

Student jobs board

“I am an international student from India and I work part time to enhance my CV in order to find a graduate placement. Part-time jobs aren’t just helping my career, these roles are developing me as a person and improving my language skills. I found all of these roles on the jobs board so I would recommend it to all students.” 
Suprojit Das, MSc Electrical Engineering

Part-time Jobs Fairs

Attending a fair will give you the opportunity to network with local and national employers who have current part-time vacancies which will fit around your studies. We hold two fairs every academic year; our Part-time Jobs Fair takes place in semester one and our Summer Opportunities Fair takes place in semester two. Fairs are widely advertised on campus and on our social media sites.

Watch our video to learn more and download an example of a fair brochure from our support materials below.

Find out more about our Career Fairs

Get help with your part-time job applications

Whether you need help improving your CV or preparing for an interview, the Careers & Employability Service organise sessions and workshops to help increase your confidence. Information, advice and guidance is available for current students and graduates.

Explore all of our employability skills development services.

Santander Internships

We’re here to help graduates gain work experience within a small or medium enterprise through the Santander paid internship programme. The programme gives students access to the industries and organisations that they want experience in, in order to assist with their future career development.

In order to participate in the programme you must have graduated from the University of Plymouth within the last three years, or must be due to graduate in 2019.

Find out more about the Santander Internship scheme