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What is the best job to get as a student?

Sam Stacey our consultant managing the role

Are you a student on the hunt for the perfect job to fit around your studies? Look no further! At Greene King, we understand the balance you need to juggle work and academics. In this blog post, we’ll dive into a range of job options that are just right for students. We’re here to provide you with all the tips and insights to make your work experience enjoyable and rewarding.

Join us as we explore how you can find a job that complements your studies, helps you gain valuable skills, and sets you up for future success. Whether you’re looking to earn a bit of extra cash, gain experience in the hospitality industry, or just meet new people, we’ve got something for everyone.

The advantages of part-time jobs for students

Working part-time while studying offers a host of benefits, from gaining practical experience and developing transferable skills to earning income that supports your living expenses and tuition fees. A student job can enhance your overall academic and personal growth, allowing you to meet fantastic new people and build memorable relationships along the way.

At Greene King, we believe in the power of teamwork and the importance of diversity and inclusion. By joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to learn key team-building skills and be part of a supportive community that values every member.

Whether you're looking to gain experience, develop new skills, or simply make new friends, we’re here to help you thrive. Together we can create a balance between work and study that enriches your university experience and prepares you for the future.

There are over 300 student jobs at Greene King

At Greene King, we offer a wide range of job opportunities perfectly suited for students. What are student jobs? From bar and waiting roles to apprenticeships and kitchen positions, each opportunity provides unique ways for students to gain hands-on experience, develop essential skills, and earn income while studying.

At Greene King, we get that student life is busy. That’s why we offer flexible scheduling to help you balance work, studies, and some well-deserved downtime. 

Finding a student job that suits your skills and interests

Looking for a job that fits around your studies and lets you have some fun too? At Greene King, we’ve got just the thing! Our pub jobs offer a variety of opportunities to learn new skills and make great memories. Here are three key areas perfect for students:

  • Love being in the middle of the action? Bar and waiting jobs are perfect for students who enjoy dynamic, customer-facing positions. You’ll be chatting with customers, making their day, and perfecting your communication and people skills.
  • Want to mix work and study seamlessly? Our apprenticeships offer a structured learning experience where you can earn while you learn. It’s a fantastic way to gain valuable industry knowledge and practical skills without missing out on your studies.
  • Got a passion for food? Our kitchen roles are great for students who love the culinary arts. You’ll get hands-on experience in a buzzing kitchen, developing your teamwork and time management skills while whipping up delicious dishes.

Tips for finding the best Student pub jobs

Finding the ideal student job is a journey that requires careful thought and matching with what makes you unique. Here are some tips to guide you along the way:

  • Take stock of your strengths and areas for growth to pinpoint the perfect job fit. Whether it's your knack for communication, problem-solving prowess, or creativity in action, identify how you can leverage these talents in a role.
  • Flexibility matters when it comes to student life. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is important, especially as a student juggling studies and life. Look for a role that lets you choose how to spend your time. 
  • Make sure to include all the key skills and qualities you may have when writing your CV. Tailoring your CV to the job you are applying for is key. 

Ready to kickstart your student pub job journey with us? 

If the idea of spending your summer fully engaged in an energetic and lively atmosphere appeals to you, our summer job openings are open. From serving up refreshing beverages in our bustling bars to providing top-notch customer service in our welcoming restaurants, there's never a dull moment when you join our team for the summer season.

On the other hand, if you're seeking a more long-term commitment, our part-time roles offer the perfect balance between work and study. Whether you're looking to gain valuable experience in the hospitality industry, develop essential skills for your future career, or simply earn some extra cash while pursuing your studies, Greene King has a role for you.

So why wait? Seize the opportunity and browse through our summer job opportunities and also see our option of part-time jobs currently available at Greene King and apply today!

Sam Stacey our consultant managing the role


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