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Student Jobs in Utrecht

Student Jobs in Utrecht



Part-Time Student job in Utrecht
: it is not hard to find a job when you live in Utrecht. There are almost more part-time jobs available than students are living there. The difficulty for an international student of course is that you need a student job where speaking English is sufficient. Utrecht is a city full of opportunities to work while studying, next to earning some extra money you can also meet your soon to be friends at a student job. The centre of Utrecht is full of job opportunities in hospitality, stores, or delivery. It is also common for international students to work in a warehouse or other related logistic part-time jobs.

How to find a student job in Utrecht?

Firstly, if you are an international student in Utrecht and looking for a job, the secret lays in searching at the right place. Sometimes going on the internet to find your new side job can be quite confusing. Most of the websites providing work in Utrecht are only written in Dutch, with maybe a sub section for a few English written vacancies. Therefore, we decided to make it easier for you, our website only includes vacancies specifically looking for international students.

Vacancies

Part-Time international student work. English speaking job opportunities. 

Student Jobs in Utrecht

Are you looking for an English Speaking student job in Utrecht, but don’t know where to start? Would you like to know more about what vacancies are open in Utrecht for international students? Browse our vacancies or send us a WhatsApp by clicking the button on this page. 

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Student Jobs opportunities in Utrecht.

Utrecht is a city with many young students and there is always something to do. Utrecht looks like a small city but has the facilities and ambitions of a big one. Are you young and looking for a nice job? Then Utrecht is the place to find it. In the old city centre, you will find many shops, cinemas, and pubs where you can go to in your spare time. Would you like to start your side hustle in this student paradise? Then look at our vacancies in Utrecht!

Part-time work for International Students.

Working whilst studying will require extra planning and dedication, but with finding a job there is more than enough flexibility, you can work between 8 and 32 hours per week when finding a part-time student job in Utrecht. Most often employers make a schedule in advance, you give your availability every 2-3 weeks. If you prefer to have a fixed day you can discuss this with the employer. Most employers give an estimate of the hours you can work per week, on our job board every vacancy has the estimate.

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If a company does not say they hire international students, should I even apply?

You might have that cute coffee place around the corner of your accommodation where you would love to work on the weekends, but you went to their website and it is all in Dutch, when translating the vacancy, you found out it says Dutch is a must. Should you still apply? The answer is yes, if you really fancy working at that one specific place, go for it! They might say Dutch is mandatory because they have never thought about working with international students. If you do not feel comfortable with this approach and do not have one specific company, there is a way easier approach. On our job board all the employers are specifically looking for international students, no need to doubt if they would hire you if fit the job requirements of course. 😉 

Do I need a working permit to work alongside my study in Utrecht?

This depends on your nationality, if you have a European or Swiss passport you are allowed to work in The Netherlands without limitations. If you are from a non-EU country, there are regulations to working. You can read everything on these regulations on our page about working as an international student in The Netherlands.

How to enhance my chance of getting hired?

Enhancing your chance of getting hired is not hard, it is all based on a few different elements in the application process. For example, you found the perfect job on our website fitting all your needs, how to make sure you will be the one getting the job.

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Step 1: Read thoroughly through the vacancy.

An effective vacancy has the following elements: job description, qualities they are looking for in the person, availability and what is being asked of you. If you like the job description you should make sure you check the boxes if you fit in the profile the company makes. If the vacancy states they are looking for a part-time employee in the weekend and you are only available during the week, you might conclude you are not the right fit for the job. If you are not 100% sure if you fit the vacancy, apply for the job but add this as a comment, sometimes there is still a possibility to make an exception. 

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Step 2: Write a good resume.

An effective vacancy has the following elements: job description, qualities they are looking for in the person, availability and what is being asked of you. If you like the job description you should make sure you check the boxes if you fit in the profile the company makes. If the vacancy states they are looking for a part-time employee in the weekend and you are only available during the week, you might conclude you are not the right fit for the job. If you are not 100% sure if you fit the vacancy, apply for the job but add this as a comment, sometimes there is still a possibility to make an exception. 

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Step 3: Prepare for your interview and first day.

If you want to gain an advantage over the other applicants you should prepare well for your interview, if you can show you did some research (it can be as easy as scanning the website for 5 minutes) the person hiring you can see you are genuinely interested. This might be one of the simplest but most effective ways to gain an advantage on your application process in getting your perfect student job. Also make sure to be proactive on your first day, if there are multiple people applying for the job, they will most likely choose the person showing the most interest. Check the video for some good tips on acing your job interview, you might think it is not important for a student job but use this interview to practice for a more serious job in the future.

Conclusion.

look at the right place to find nice jobs. Hospitality is a popular workplace for international students, you easily get to know new people and at the same time, you can make money. Student jobs are flexible and therefore can be done from 8 till 32 hours a week. As an EU student you do not need a working permit, as a non-EU student you, unfortunately, have different regulations, read them here. If you find the right job suiting all your needs in Utrecht, make sure you enhance your chances in the application process. 

Vacancies

Part-Time international student work. English speaking job opportunities. 

Student Jobs in Utrecht

Are you looking for an English Speaking student job in Utrecht, but don’t know where to start? Would you like to know more about what vacancies are open in Utrecht for international students? Browse our vacancies or send us a WhatsApp by clicking the button on this page. 

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