Australia is one of those countries that allow international students to work while they study in Australia. This is one of the biggest attraction for international students from different countries of the world, which encourage them to live and study in different cities of this country. Australia is a country with six states and two territories, while each state of Australia has its own uniqueness and lifestyle. Planning to study abroad in Australia, we do not see much of people considering other cities than Melbourne or Sydney (Yes! They are the big cities of Australia)
However, there are people who want to live and study in other parts of Australia, to explore new cities and their lifestyles. And today we are going to talk about the Capital of South Australia and Australia’s most affordable city especially for international students, Adelaide.
If you are one of those students who are ready to explore, learn and adopt the genuine Aussie lifestyle, then trust me Adelaide is the perfect place for you to stay. It’s affordable by every mean, and full of opportunities for employment. So, you will have a quick solution for your two biggest issues as an international student. It has the biggest fresh produce market in the southern hemisphere, more restaurants per capita of any city and flourishing festival culture. So you’ll see something happening around you most of the time. Now whenever any student plan to move or study abroad, this one question does bother every now and then. That is, how to get a job, what sort of work you will get while studying or how to even find it?
How to find a part-time Job in Adelaide:
The best and quick way to find the best possible part-time job is none other than on the internet. There are so many online websites and portals like SEEK, Jora, Career One, where you can find any type of job and can apply for it easily. The second most suitable way is Facebook; you can simply join groups like The Adelaide Bartender Exchange or Adelaide Nanny/babysitter Jobs. Last but not least, you can always check with your university for Placement or a part-time job. Many universities have job opportunities, which are pretty convenient too.
Top Part-Time jobs:
To help and guide you all Edvise hub listed a few most suitable and easy to find part-time jobs that you can do in Adelaide as an international student.
If you are looking for part-time work with fewer working hours with flexible shifts, contact with different people and social team environment, then trust me working, a waiter can be the best job for you. In Adelaide, the love of coffee and good food with low cost of dining out than other cities of Australia have opened many part-time job opportunities. Gouger Street in Adelaide is the best place to drop off your resume, with popular places like Argo on the Parade, Pave and Sfizio, you can easily get a part-time job with a good amount of money.
One of the easiest peasy part-time job for a student (especially who love kids) is nannying. Many families need a hand on certain days of the week or afternoons, because the full-time work will not suit with your university as well. This kind of work can include picking up kids from school, cooking some basic meals, supervising them at home or doing a few jobs around the house as well. You can easily get $20/hr., which is a great way to earn something extra.
There is also the option of babysitting, which is even less time consuming and convenient for students who are willing to earn some extra buck on a quiet evening.
It’s the perfect part-time job for students who are willing to earn but do not want to give many hours of their day. It gives you the freedom of work at night shifts so you can use your daytime to catch up on your studies, it will not disturb your university schedule too. As Adelaide’s small bar scene has exploded in the past few years, there are so many jobs or part-time jobs are available in the market easily.
As a bartender, you will be serving costumer, meeting new people and making conversation, this will help you improve your English as well if you are from the non-English speaking country.
It’s one of the best options for students to earn some extra bucks. Working in retail can help you learn so many things like customer handling, customer service skills or it can even improving your English skills. Working hours in retail are pretty flexible, You will be helping customers with recommendation and item sales, tidying the clothing racks or sometimes with the cash register.
The busiest shopping destination in Adelaide is Rundle Mall having around 700 shops, which can be the best place to look for a part-time job in retail by dropping off your resume in bulk to increase your chances of getting jobs. There are other places like King William Road, Charles Street Plaza, Adelaide arcade and Burnside Village to look for a job in Adelaide as well.
So, Small information from Edvise hub to help a student who is looking for a part-time job in Adelaide. If you want to know or read about other cities of Australia, you can check Edvise hub’s blogs on them.