Part-time jobs, Internships and Vacation Work

70% of work experience placements convert to job offers!

In a competitive job market, the more work experience you have, the better. Whether this is a casual job during term-time, an intensive summer internship or a one year placement, experience in the workplace will give you an advantage.

Many students find out what they want to do by trying it out through work experience. You not only get an idea of what a job role really entails, it can also dispel any misconceptions you might have.

Finding advertised vacancies

Visit Vacancies Online and search by selecting Work Experience/Paid Part-time. You can also log-in to sign up for personalised email alerts.

A great way to find a part-time job and meet prospective employers is by attending a Part-time Jobs Fair, held twice a year in Newcastle.

Students looking for work experience opportunities online


  • Gain valuable graduate skills.
  • Have practical examples to help you apply for graduate jobs successfully.
  • Get a clearer idea about what job suits you.
  • Make useful contacts.
  • Earn money.
  • Apply what you have learnt academically in the workplace.

Skills you could develop

Depending on the type of work or activities you are involved in, you could develop skills in:

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This opportunity is offered by the Careers Service.