Below are some ideas you can use when searching for part-time jobs. In addition to being a source of income, part-time jobs can help you develop transferable and marketable skills, build your resume, network, and assist in career clarification. You can always schedule an appointment with your assigned Career Coach to learn more also. Here are some ideas:
- Activate your account or login on our website to view our job database. After logging in you’ll find the Jobs tab at the top of the left hand column, from there click on MyJobs. You can search for specific types of jobs and use the advanced search option for more filters. We add new job postings all of the time, so check back often.
- Check with the various departments on campus. Many departments will list their own part-time jobs on their websites.
- On our website, we have a page under Build Experience with information about on-campus jobs. On this page, we include a list of the top on-campus student employers and links to their websites to learn more about job opportunities through their units.
- There’s also a section on One.IU.edu called IU Classifieds which oddly enough lists jobs. Log into One and search “classifieds.” Choose the Jobs category in the left-hand column to see job postings. It’s sort of IU’s version of Craig’s List.
- You can search for jobs through Indiana University’s Human Resource website. On this site, choose the Bloomington campus in the left-hand column. From there you will want to choose the job category “Part-time/Temporary” and then search. Keep in mind that some of the openings in this category will still require a college degree. However, this is where you will find any student employment that Indiana University Human Resources posts. You will need to create an account to apply for jobs on this site.
- Do some networking, talk to your friends, find out where they work, and if they know of any openings. Also, check with your faculty/professors. They may have a research project, or they may know of someone who does. Taking initiative can pay off.
- Get involved on campus, with student organizations and activities. The more you are on campus, the more likely you are to hear about all kinds of opportunities. BeINvolved is a great way to learn about IUB student organizations.
- Volunteering is a great way to find out about paid positions. It may take 3-4 weeks but it’s amazing how quickly a volunteer position can lead to a paid part-time position. Here is the College Student Volunteering webpage for the Bloomington Volunteer Network is a great resource for finding volunteer opportunities.
- You will want to work on your resume. We have a resume handout on our website, which you may find helpful.
You can always schedule an appointment with your assigned Career Coach to talk about your part-time job search, internship search, and for help with building your resume.