Job Shop

Job Shop

The University Job Shop is part of The Careers Centre and is dedicated to helping students find part time and vacation work, on campus or locally in the Reading Area. Our friendly, professional staff can help you find a suitable job to match your skills and interests, and support you with applications, CVs and help prepare you for interviews. We support all Reading students from freshers through to postgraduates, whether it's your first job, or if you are looking for a more specialist role. Come and visit us!

For live info about what's going on, follow the Job Shop on Twitter and like us on Facebook and stay up-to-date.

Opening Hours

  • Term-time, Monday to Friday, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm


  • Carrington Building Lobby

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Part time jobs

Latest vacancies

Set up job alerts

For daily and weekly email alerts of newly-added jobs, log in to our vacancy system - My Jobs Online - which is exclusive to Reading students (log in using your University login and password).

Information for Employers

Submit vacancy now

We can help you fill all kinds of recruitment needs - temporary, part time or permanent positions - by advertising your vacancies to our students via this website, and best of all, it's free!

Terms & conditions... Before you submit a vacancy please ensure you have read and are able to accept our terms and conditions.

Submit your vacancy now.

Organisation or vacancy rejected? - in the first instance, please email us for clarification -

University term dates - when are students on campus? Please see

How do students benefit from part-time work?

Not only do you have the opportunity to earn extra cash but you will develop valuable skills and experience which you can draw upon when it comes to making graduate job applications.

A part time role will help you to build confidence, make useful employer contacts and could even lead to a permanent job offer.

External sources of vacancies

Organisation Description - a website for students that advertises a range of part-time jobs - where you can do paid one-off jobs and project work
RUSU Jobs - on campus jobs with the Students' Union
Oracle Jobs - Jobs at The Oracle Shopping Centre
Reading Chronicle - job vacancies in the local area
Reading Borough Council - job vacancies with Reading Borough Council


Although we ask employers to abide by our terms and conditions, it is still your responsibility to fully assure yourself about the accuracy and reliability of organisations posting opportunities through My Jobs Online. Please read our disclaimer below:

The Careers Centre aim to provide students with access to appropriate job vacancies, programmes and websites. We do our best to verify the legitimacy of such provision; in particular we will not post anything that is shown to be in contravention of UK law. However we are not able to guarantee the final authenticity of individual job adverts or other posted information. We would urge students and graduates to carry out their own checks. Applications to any adverts posted on this site are made at your own risk and we cannot be held responsible for any costs or damages incurred. If you have any questions or concerns about information posted on our site please contact us so we can act appropriately.

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