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Six Sorts Of Student Jobs You Can Do With Your Mates

31 Jul 2013

You’ve been studying all day, all week, all term – all you want to do in the evenings, at weekends and during the holidays is spend time having a laugh with your mates isn’t it?

You don’t want to find an evening job, some weekend work or be slaving away during the holidays all on your own when all of your friends are out having fun, do you?

But, on the other hand, you really need some extra money to go out with your mates in the first place don’t you?

So, how about this for a clever solution to that annoying little conundrum and Catch 22 situation?


Summer Festival Crowd

How’s about that? Earn some money and get to hang out with your friends all at the same time.

We thought you’d like that idea! So here are a just six sorts of student jobs that you can do with your mates….

1. Charity Fundraising Jobs

Work with your friends, earn some money for yourself – and do something good for less fortunate people at the same time. There are tons of charities that will pay persuasive people decent money to help them pull in the funds for their good causes.

There are also companies like Wesser who hire fundraisers on behalf of charities – and they could well take you and a bunch of your mates on together in the same recruitment drive.Wesser Student Jobs

Here is what one student who found work through Wesser via the e4s website said about fundraising work with his mates:

“I applied with 4 other friends as a team and we were assigned the area of Taunton in Somerset. Wesser provided us with a house and a car for the 6 week period and we went door to door to fundraise for St John Ambulance. It meant that we worked together as a team, but we also had down time together as well so the summer was a lot of fun at the same time as gaining experience and earning money.”

Find out more about Charity Fundraising Jobs For Students.

2. Hospitality Work At Events

There is no shortage of hospitality work at sporting venues and other big events throughout the year. Loads of companies like the Esprit Group and At Your Service Events recruit students for events work through our website.

Esprit Student JobsSo why not apply to events recruitment companies with a few of your friends? Firms like RE Hospitality actually encourage students to apply with their friends.

You could all be working at somewhere like Wembley Stadium, Wimbledon or Ascot Races together!

If that’s sounds like the your sort of thing then read a first-hand student account of what it’s like to work for Esprit at top events in London.

And find out even more about Events Jobs For Students.

3. Summer Festival Jobs

There is a seemingly endless calendar of music festivals over the summer months – and the list of venues seems to grow each year. You’ve probably been to a few festivals like Glastonbury, T In The Park, Creamfields or Bestival yourself – and no doubt you would love to go to more in the future…

So why not try to find jobs for you and your friends at a summer festival so that you get in for free and earn some money instead of having to fork out for tickets? Okay, you won’t get to see every gig that you want to, but in your spare time you can hang out with your mates and watch a few of the major acts.

Find out more about how to find summer festival jobs for you and your friends.

4. Theme Park Jobs

Student Jobs At Alton Towers

A day at a theme park is a great day out whether you are a child or a young-at-heart student.

And a great variety of jobs are on offer at theme parks like Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, THORPE PARK and Oakwood Theme Park – from ride attendants to

caterers, from entertainers to souvenir sales people – so there should be ample

Not only is the work good fun, but you will usually get free entry to the theme park as a perk of the job even when you aren’t on shift.opportunity to find jobs for you and at least a few of your friends.

Get the lowdown on Theme Park Jobs and apply for work with your mates today.

5. Bar Work

Students are no strangers to bar work – it’s one of the staple jobs that students can do on a part time basis, so that they can earn money while they are studying at college or university.

There’s no doubt that it can be busy and hard work, so why not make it much more enjoyable by finding jobs for your friends and have them pulling pints behind the bar with you?

Find out what bar work entails and apply for the latest jobs.

6. Holiday Repping Overseas

Holiday Repping Jobs At Air-ProYou don’t even have to stay in the UK to find work you can do with your friends. Just imagine you and your best mates working together as a team of holiday reps in top resorts abroad like Ayia Napa, Magaluf, Ibiza, Tenerife or Zante.

Okay, it won’t all be splashing about in the swimming pool during the day and drinking mad-coloured shots at foam parties during the night time – but holiday repping jobs can be a great way to spend time with your friends during the summer and earn some money for when you get back home.

It’s not always easy to find holiday repping jobs overseas before setting off, so it’s good to know that there are specialist companies like Air-Pro who have the in-resort experience to help you make it happen.

Find out more about holiday repping overseas during summer and get a job you and your mates will remember for the rest of your lives.


Okay, guys, that’s just a few of our ideas for taking the sting out of student jobs by finding work you can do with your mates. Have you worked with your mates in the past? Can you think of other jobs you can do with your best buddies? Let us know in the comments below.

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