University of Stirling Job Shop

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University of Stirling Job Shop

Where jobs are advertised‌
Finding a part-time or temporary job is important for most students. We would advise you not to work more than 16 hours a week during term time so that your job does not interfere with your studies.

Our TARGETConnect system now advertises local part-time and temporary work suitable for students. You can use TARGETConnect to search for temporary, part-time and vacation work. It covers a variety of vacancies, including bar work, childcare, labouring, cleaning, retail, administration, data collection, hotel work and much more. To receive emails about new jobs login to TARGETConnect our vacancy and events system and select the option to receive  email alerts.


TARGETConnect our vacancy system

Current students can register and log in here to access hundreds of vacancies including; graduate jobs, part-time jobs, vacation work, voluntary work, internships, placements, insight courses and open days.

Stirling Internship programme

Find out more about the Stirling Internship scheme.

Other Sources of Part-time work

  • The Stirling students’ union employ students on a casual basis.
  • Check local newspapers such as the Stirling Observer and Falkirk Herald.
  • Be proactive – ask in local shops, bars, restaurants etc.  Have your CV ready to hand in – it is a good idea to have several versions of your CV handy for each type of role
  • Visit local employment agencies.  You can find a list on


National Insurance & Income Tax

Everyone who works in the UK (including international students), must have a National Insurance Number.  They must also pay income tax if they earn over the ‘personal allowance’ in a tax year (April to April).  Read the page on working in the UK further details.