SOAS University of London

Careers Service

Part-time jobs

Vacancies at SOAS

  • SOAS HR Department advertises vacancies, including library work. 
  • The Widening Participation section of the Academic Development Directorate is involved in a number of Student Ambassador projects throughout the year across London.
  • Contact the SOAS Students' Union to see if they are hiring in the Student Shops at either the Russell Square or Vernon Square campuses.

University of London Temp Agency

The Temp Agency is a professional recruitment agency offering a specialised and tailored service to both students and employers. They place students in both temporary and permanent positions working with The University of London, its associated Colleges and institutes as well as with external businesses. Our aim is to provide a personal and high quality employment solution for students and employers.

Search current vacancies online now. 

Other sources of vacancies

  • The Careers Group's JobOnline features loads of part-time vacancies in different sectors.
  • Local newspapers and magazines such as Metro, and Evening Standard. Some of these also advertise online on LondonJobs (Evening Standard & Metro), Time Out and The Paper Boy site which has links to most newspapers.
  • Job hunting websites such as E4S, Just Jobs 4 Students, cv-library, Fish4Jobs and Activate
  • – Government site devoted to a variety of part-time and temporary work.
  • Recruitment agencies – a list can be found in the Yellow Pages. SOAS Careers Service also has a Recruitment Consultancies booklet that you can browse. Examples of some larger agencies are: Adecco, Brook Street, Kelly Services, Manpower, Office Angels, Reed Employment and Select Appointments.
    The Recruitment & Employment Confederation promotes good practice and, therefore, all agencies that are registered members must comply with its standards.
  • Local shops (especially newsagents) often advertise local and domestic jobs in their windows.
  • Local councils, such as Camden council, Westminster council and Islington council, may have vacancies for part-time teaching assistants, administrative assistants and care work.
  • Local leisure centres, hospitals and business/retail parks are also worth trying. Search your local telephone directory or the Yellow Pages.
  • Retailers/Restaurants - Many of these types of jobs are seasonal, so think about the time of year and which roles companies may be recruiting. Most will be recruiting extra staff to cope with the Christmas rush; tourist attractions will be recruiting extra staff to help them over the Easter and summer periods.