SOAS University of London

Careers Service

Part-time jobs

Where to start

You can search for Part Time jobs on CareersZONE - you need to be a current student or recent graduate to be able to access this service. If you graduated before 2016, please contact

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 bar or shop

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. Their aim is to provide a personal and high quality employment solution for students and employers. Search current vacancies online now. 

Other sources of vacancies

  • Local, regional and national newspapers advertise jobs. These are often available in public libraries and many also have online vacancy sections. Web links to most newspapers can be found on  The Paper Boy
  • Recruitment agencies - ensure any recruitment agency you use is registered with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. This is the professional body for recruitment agencies
  • Local shops (especially newsagents) often advertise local and domestic jobs in their windows. Local leisure centres, hospitals and business/retail parks are also worth trying 
  • Local councils, such as Camden Council, Westminster Council and Islington Council, may have vacancies for part-time teaching assistants, administrative assistants and care work
  • Job hunting websites - such as ​Gumtree, The Guardian, Student Gems, employment4students, Joblift, Adzuna, Give A Grad a Go, Jooble, Jobsora​, Jobted​, LondonJobs,​ Check-A-Salary, and Summer Jobs
  • 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