Top Tips for Getting a Job

Before you start looking for a job there are a few basic pieces of advice that are good to take into consideration:

1. Check your jobs website

The jobs website constantly has different opportunities from Bar Work to Tutoring. There are opportunities to suit everyone!

2. Attend a skills workshop

Our termly workshops hosted by careers network will help you to build your confidence and skills in areas such as, CV writing, interviews and job applications

3. Attend Job Fairs

We hold big fairs and also some smaller events throughout the year, it is a great way to network with employers and bag yourself a part time job!

4. Sign up to the PSA

The University’s Personal Skills Award recognises undergraduate students undertaking work experience whilst at University and supports you in gaining the skills that employers are looking for.

5. Keep applying

We advertise a wide variety of vacancies, however sometimes there could be over 80 people applying for one job at once, and therefore your chances of employment can be minimal, but this is not the case for all jobs and eventually you will land yourself the perfect part time job for you.







To ensure that you get what you need from us, when you need it, we have created a set of promises which we will always aim to deliver.

Meet your officer team

Every year, a team of Officers are elected by YOU to help you get the best out of Birmingham. Each officer leads a different part of the Union on your behalf – click on their faces below to find out what they do and how to get in touch…

Ellie Keiller - Guild President
Shannon Farmer - Activities & Development Full Time Officer
Adam Goldstone - Education Full Time Officer
Kris Ali - Housing & Community Full Time Officer
Rose Bennett - Postgraduate Full Time Officer
Jess Levy - Representation & Resources Full Time Officer
Helena Bailey - Sports Full Time Officer
Henny Green - Welfare Full Time Officer

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