Student job abroad

student jobs while studying abroad
In some countries it is allowed for international students to apply for student jobs besides studying. Earn a bit of extra cash for your studies abroad and get international work experience on your CV at the same time.

Student job in Australia for international students

In Australia, international students are allowed to apply for a student job and work up to 40 hours every 2 weeks while your course is in session and unrestricted hours during your holidays. It is important to check that your visa in Australia allows you to work. 

Examples of student jobs in Australia are:

  • Retail - supermarkets, clothing stores and department
  • Hospitality - bars, restaurant or in a café
  • Tourism - hotels
  • Agriculture - farming and maybe fruit-picking
  • Sales and Telemarketing
  • Tutoring
  • & Administration. 

As the rules about working in Australia may change, we always recommen that you consult a study advisors and read more on studyinaustralia.gov.au

Student job in Canada for international students

The current rule about working in Canada for international students is that you may work 20 hours per week both on-campus and off-campus if you have the right student visa. Please read more on the Government of Canadas website

Student job in England for international students

In England you may work up to 20 hours per week both on-campus and off-campus as long as you're a citizen of the EU. Please read the official rules about student jobs for internationals students in England on an official website.

Student job in New Zealand for international students

In New Zealand, the current rules are, that you may work up to up to 20 hours per week while studying both on-campus and off-campus and full-time during holidays. Please read more about the official rules about student jobs in New Zealand here.

Student job in Singapore for international students

International students in Singapore have the possibility to work 16 hours per week besides their studies. Please read the latest regulations about working in Singapore on the official website here.

Student job in USA for international students

In the US it is a lot harder to find a student job besides studying compared to the countries mentined above. The rules in the USA are that you may work up to 20 hours per week but only on-campus e.g. in a café on campus or in the school's library. You may not work outside of campus unless you apply for it. Please read the latest regulations and rules about work for international students in the USA here.

Please note that the rules about working and studying abroad may change and we always recommend that you get the latest information from one of our study advisors. 

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