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Work experience of all kinds can help you in your career.

Considering part-time employment? Learn how to get started today.

Working On-Campus

UVM's Student Employment Office has a range of resources for students seeking on-campus jobs, including work study and non-work study positions. International students -- be sure to review the Office of International Education's guide to on-campus employment.

Working Off-Campus

You can use job boards like Handshake or Seven Days to find local businesses seeking part-time employees. Some area businesses may prefer to have you apply in person, so don't be afraid to drop by and ask for an application. International students, be sure that you understand your immigration status and how it impacts your eligibility for off campus employment.

Tips for Finding a Part-Time Job

  • Consider your schedule, the skills you want to develop, how you will get to and from work, and the work environment
  • Browse online job boards and stop by local businesses in person to inquire about openings
  • Remember: Part-time work can be a great way to make some extra money, and it can help you in your career development. Consider a position that offers experience relative to your area of study or potential career industries.
The University of Vermont Career Center Division of Student Affairs


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