So why is work experience so important? It means you can earn money during your studies You’ll gain skills valued by future employers (e.g. commercial awareness, initiative, team work) You can build relevant experience for your future career You’ll find out what an industry / job role is like in reality It helps to build your … More How and why to get work experience
At the start of term, the summer can feel like a distant memory. But don’t forget about what you got up to over the holidays because you may well have gained some useful skills and experiences for your CV. It’s impressive to employers if the examples you use in your CV are quantifiable and specific, … More Make the most of your summer work
What is QTemps? QTemps is our on-campus recruitment service specifically for QMUL students and graduates, and is a great way of earning money whilst gaining meaningful work experience. Our part-time and one off jobs are mainly for students. As Queen Mary University is a London living wage employer we don’t work on any jobs that pay less than £9.75 per … More How to succeed finding part-time work with QTemps
As university fees keep rising and the opportunities for fully-funded scholarships fall, it becomes important for some that they are able to work. However, university can be quite demanding and the idea of working could seem like an extra burden. So here’s my list of 5 top things to consider when balancing study with part-time work. … More Full time study and part time work – is it really possible?
Like many students I could not afford to study unless I had a job. I’m in my third year, and the chilling realisation of ‘the real world’ is looming. I’ve emerged blinking into the blinding lights of numerous graduate schemes and initiatives and feel woefully underprepared. I blame this partly on naivety, but mostly on … More Student story: make your part-time job work for you
Planning a budget can really help you manage your finances while you’re at university. This animated film, created by QMUL Advice and Counselling, has tips on maximising your income, identifying possible shortfalls, and creating your own budget plan. And if you think you are going to need a part time job while at uni, come … More Managing your finances at uni
It’s the question we get asked the most between now and Christmas: how do I find part-time work? So here are my hints and tips about how to find a job for when you are studying at QMUL. On Campus So there are a few places you can look for work on campus: QMSU – the Students’ … More Everything you need to know about part-time work: part I, where to look