Work at Victoria

Enhance your degree and get a head start in the world of work. Learn about opportunities to work for Victoria, and the support available for career planning.

Work for Victoria

Residential Assistants

Halls of Residence employ 65 senior students in part-time, live-in positions to provide leadership and support to their residents. Recruitment is in August for the following February–November. Hours vary from 8–20 hours per week. Victoria Plus approved.

ExcelL (cross-cultural communication) Programme and Conversation Programme Coordinator

Both the ExcelL and Conversation programmes share a student coordinator who is paid to promote the programmes, help train volunteers and coordinate volunteer participation. For the Conversation programme, the coordinator also plans activities. Time commitment is approximately 200 hours spread over the year. Apply to SLSS in October for the following year. Victoria Plus and VILP approved.

Peer Writers

Peer Writers provide individual assistance to develop and advance student academic writing skills. They are proficient in grammar, style, structure and referencing styles, can listen to student concerns and provide constructive suggestions. This is a paid position and training is provided. Postgraduates are recruited in February each year. Peer Writers work up to eight hours per week during Trimesters One and Two. Victoria Plus approved.

Disability Services Academic Support Workers

Academic Support Workers undertake study related-assistance enabling students with impairments to fully access the academic environment.

Voluntary work at Victoria

Disability Services Vic Volunteer Team Leaders

Team Leaders lead and develop note-takers to ensure students with impairments receive an effective note-taking service. Team Leaders need to be effective coordinators, have excellent communication skills, creativity to problem solve and use their initiative.

The role requires a commitment of at least two hours a week plus attendance at fortnightly meetings. Additional time will be required when running training, assisting at events or resolving problems. Training, supervision and koha are provided. Applications are taken in October for the following year. Victoria Plus approved, VILP for international students only.

Financial Support and Advice assistant

Assistants help with general office work, assisting the advisers, data entry and reviewing print and online resources. Requires two hours, one day per week during term time for a trimester.

Vic Careers Expo ambassador

Volunteers assist Vic Careers staff at the expo by greeting employers, helping set up displays, encouraging students to engage with employers and collecting evaluations.

Vic Careers assistant

Volunteer Careers Assistants help with frontline enquiries, general office work, resources and website, data entry, distributing careers material around campus, career expos and gathering feedback from employers.

Finding other part time-work

The CareerHub can help you, whether you are looking for a part-time job to help fund your studies, or work experience to enhance your degree. It lists available part-time and temporary jobs, as well as summer internships and other opportunities of interest to students. You can find out more by registering for CareerHub. The Student Job Search site also lists part-time jobs that will fit around your studies.

You can find out more about Work experience.