Finding work

There are many options for finding part-time work as an international student in Australia

Many international students look for part-time work while they study in Australia. The extra spending money to support your experience living in Australia can help you discover this wonderful country and meet other students and locals. It's also a great way to improve your English, build your confidence and make new friends.

Some of the best ways to look for part-time work are:

  • Word of mouth – ask your friends or colleagues
  • Build your personal or professional networks and connections
  • Online job sites
  • Dedicated job sites and noticeboards at your university or college
  • Professional recruitment companies
  • Alumni groups at your place of study
  • The Developing Employability Student Starter Kit can help you take control of your employability development

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