As they say, start as early as you can – especially if you plan on landing a high-earning graduate job. Career Services can assist all students with working on a part-time basis or during school holidays to build your CV and increase your employability.
For many graduate-level jobs, employers will look at whether candidates have relevant experience in the industry. This is especially true when it comes to specialised graduate-level industries. Employers look for part-time work on CVs as it helps to show that you are self-motivated, reliable, and have experience in the field.
Even if you don’t find industry-relevant part-time positions, just working in a job environment can boost your skills level and employability. This is why the UP has many on-campus temporary positions available for all students on TuksCareers. If you feel that your classes won’t allow time for part-time work, you can always look at holiday positions.
Any experience is good experience when you’re still at student level. Make your CV stand out by adding as many hard and soft skills and part-time or holiday work.