Finding part-time work
Part-time jobs in cafes, shops, restaurants, hotels etc., aside from being essential for survival as a student, are a great way to develop skills, strengths and attitudes. In London there are many, many opportunities but if you are new to living here, it may seem overwhelming. Here are a few tips, and some links to various jobs sites.
- If you are new to the UK, get your CV reviewed to ensure it is in an appropriate style
- Talk to your classmates - many people have part-time jobs and word of mouth is a good way to hear about positions
- Submit high quality applications - contact the careers service for help with this
- Be clear about who you are, your skills, your strengths and experience; read the job description and person specification carefully