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Tips on funding and applying for part-time work whilst you study. The presentation also includes information for international students covering issues such as National Insurance and work permits.

Tips on funding and applying for part-time work whilst you study. The presentation also includes information for international students covering issues such as National Insurance and work permits.

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    Finding part time jobs 2010 Finding part time jobs 2010 Presentation Transcript

    • Finding Part-time jobs Scott Foley, The Careers Service Slides and audio are copyright MLP, Careers & Employability Division
    • Why work part time?
      • Source of income / money!
      • Valuable work experience
      • Develop the skills employers look for
    • Typical part-time jobs
      • Hospitality: restaurants, bars, hotels
      • Retail / shops
      • Customer service
      • Office work – various
      • Mystery shopper
      • Market research / surveys
      • Translation & tuition
      • Care work / work with children
    • Finding a job…
      • Most important: start looking now!
      • Careers Service
      • Job Centres
      • Newspapers
      • Ask around…
    •  
    • www.manchester.ac.uk/careers/workexperience www.manchester.ac.uk/careers/vacancies
    •  
    • www. careers.manchester.ac.uk/students/findingwork/employmentrights
    • Jobs on-campus
      • The University also recruits some students as part time staff
      • Jobs including:
        • Hospitality (catering/waiting staff)
        • Data Entry and Reception Staff
        • Staff for Visitor Centre, Museum shop
      • Advertised on CareersLink www.manchester.ac.uk/careers/vacancies
      • Also… ask around in your School
    • Job Centres
      • Hundreds of part time jobs advertised
      • Location:
        • 96 Wilmslow Road, Rusholme
        • http://jobseekers.direct.gov.uk
    • Newspapers
      • Manchester Metro
      • Manchester Evening News
      • Jobs North West
      • Available at news agents or on public transport
    • Ask Around....
      • Shop windows
      • Ask inside bars, restaurants...
      • Word of mouth
      • Take your CV and covering letter
      • Practice your ‘30 second CV’
    • What can you earn?
      • Minimum wage (as of 1 st Oct 2011):
        • Age 18-20 £4.98
        • Age 21+ £6.08 per hour
      • Many jobs pay more, £6.50-£7.00
      • Specialist or skilled jobs can pay £8.00 – £10.00+
    • International students
      • National Insurance
        • Need a number to work in UK
        • Ring National Insurance Contact Centre 0845 6000 643
      • Work permits
        • Part-time & vacation work
        • Part-time 20 hours max per week
        • Students from newer EU states - special rules apply
          • www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk/eucitizens
        • International Student Advisers – experts
          • Burlington Street off Oxford Rd
          • 0161 275 5000
    • Applying for jobs
      • Forms of application
      • Emphasise relevant skills
      • Tailor to the company / job
      • Evidence to back up skills
      • Show what you gained from your degree
      • Different CV for graduate / full time jobs
    • Help with applications
      • Guides & books on writing CVs / applications
      • Videos and booklets on interview technique
      • Mock interviews
      • ‘ Applications Advice’ drop in session
    • Careers talks
      • Talks programme in autumn and spring
      • Topics:
        • Job hunting in the UK
        • Writing a CV or application form
        • Interview skills
        • Work permits
      • Plus many more on CareersLink:
      • www.manchester.ac.uk/careers/vacancies
      • www.manchester.ac.uk/careers/students/events
    • Where are we? Crawford House, Booth Street East, (Opposite the Aquatics Centre) Tel: 0161 275 2829 Email: [email_address]