10 Best Job Websites for Students

10 Best Job Websites for Students
October 30, 2019 Felicity Anderson

10 Best Job Websites for Students

Worried about making your student finance stretch? There are loads of student job websites out there aimed at helping you earn extra cash.

From handing out festival wristbands to waiting tables or getting ahead in your future career with an internship, we explore the 10 best websites for students on the job hunt.

Getting ahead with a student job

Working part-time at university is a great way to earn extra money and start gaining important skills that will serve you well in future employment.

From training up your fellow baristas to handling cash behind a bar and working as part of a team of busy Christmas retail staff, all these skills will come in useful when writing your CV and applying for your first jobs out of university.

What are you waiting for? It’s time to start writing up your CV and searching for the ideal student job.

The best student job websites

1. Save the Student

10 Best Job Websites for Students

If you are looking for part-time work to fit between your studies, then check out popular student job website Save the Student.

In its jobs section, it covers all the major UK cities and provides everything from weekend to summer jobs and even graduate schemes and internships.

2. Syft

Another great site for part-time jobs, although not exclusively for students, Syft helps job seekers snap up temporary and part-time roles via an app.

Offering work across the country on a shift by shift basis, it can be a great option if you are looking for something short term without too much commitment.

3. Search

Search is a recruitment consultancy aimed at anyone looking for full or part-time work. It covers various UK cities, but you should check out other recruitment firms near you too.

Helping take some of the leg work off your job search, you provide your recruitment consultant with your CV and a summary of your experience and they will match you to suitable jobs and help you secure an interview.

The job could be anything from office admin to construction or a catering role, depending on the agency you use.

4. The Graduate Recruitment Bureau

10 Best Job Websites for Students

A great site if you want to get ahead on your chosen career path, The Graduate Recruitment Bureau has been in operation for over 20 years.

It allows you to search by job type and your chosen discipline, such as marketing and career science and is ideal for securing your first role, whether you are still at university and in your final year or have recently graduated.

5. Student Employment Services

Linking you up with big-name companies and growing smaller firms, the Student Employment Service is an excellent way to build up work experience through internships and placements.

Allowing you to start boosting your CV and getting your foot in the door with a potential employer, it also offers graduate jobs.

6. Flair Events

A company that is based across the UK,  Flair Events is ideal for student jobs that cover everything from sporting events to festivals, hospitality and promotional work.

Perfect if you are looking for short term or summer work, it can also allow you the flexibility to pick and choose your shifts, which makes it a suitable option for fitting around your study.

7. Caterer.com

One of the UK’s top sites for hospitality and catering jobs, Caterer.com will help you secure a spot working in front of house or in a kitchen.

Take your pick from hotels, bars and restaurants offering weekend and summer work with flexible terms and in many cases, weekly pay.

8. RetailChoice

10 Best Job Websites for Students

A well-timed option if you are looking for some extra cash over Christmas, RetailChoice offers retail jobs across the country, ranging from full-time roles to Saturday jobs.

With shops about to reach their busiest period, if you fancy a job in retail then now is the perfect time to start looking for roles and submitting applications.

9. Milkround

One of the most well-known sites for securing internships, placements, jobs and graduate schemes, Milkround is a must for your job search.

Along with advertising roles and placements across the country, the site offers helpful advice on the top employers and how to land that graduate role of your dreams with everything from CV writing to interview tips.

10. Prospects

Prospects have long been used by students at school looking to gain more information on job roles before deciding what type of career they would like to go into and picking the subjects that suit.

A charity dedicated to improving career prospects for students in the UK, it offers heaps of useful information on building your career, also helpfully listing hundreds of potential jobs.