Language Resource Centre

Student Work Opportunities

Student Work Opportunities

Find out about student work opportunities at the Language Resource Centre

Get Involved

The Language Resource Centre organises various language activities throughout the year which Newcastle University students can get involved with. 

See below for a brief overview of the types of paid work roles available:

Language Conversation Group Leaders

Language conversation groups are regular 1 hour-long, weekly sessions during term time. Group leaders should be native level speaking students. The groups (max 8 people) are intended to provide an informal and relaxed way to practice speaking. Group leaders are expected to plan and prepare the sessions themselves with guidance and advice from LRC staff if needed.

Languages required: Chinese; Dutch; French; German; Italian; Japanese; Russian; Spanish

Number of hours: 2-5 per week depending on language

1-to-1 Surgery Advisors

Surgery Advisors are required to be available for 1-to-1 appointments (20mins) with students who may wish to practise speaking or discuss any difficulties learning their target language.

Languages required: Arabic; Chinese; French; German; Italian; Japanese; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish

Number of hours: 1-2 per week depending on language

Taster Session Leaders

Taster session leaders are required to prepare and deliver an introductory session for absolute beginners wishing to have a try at learning a new language.

Languages required: All welcome

Number of hours: Approx 2-5 per term

Student Language Ambassadors

The aim of the Student Language Ambassador role is to promote language learning to school pupils. The role includes helping out with school visit days and other language events to give talks and language tasters etc.

Languages required: All welcome

Number of hours: Various ad-hoc

Register Your Interest

If you are interested in any of the above roles please complete our Expression of Interest Form

Once completed we will keep your details for the duration of the academic year so that we can get in touch if any suitable opportunities arise.

Please note: Due to the high level of interest, we will only contact you if there is appropriate work available.