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    I'm currently at uni studying a degree but my hours are extremely limited, like 5 hours per week. Also, I only have two weeks left of classes left. After that, I'll be free of education for about 4 months. I'm looking to get a full-time job in that space but I'm under the impression that places will be reluctant to hire me because I am also at uni and that is my top priority. Is that the case or not? Do you know anybody that works a full-time job whilst at uni?
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    (Original post by historeek)
    I'm currently at uni studying a degree but my hours are extremely limited, like 5 hours per week. Also, I only have two weeks left of classes left. After that, I'll be free of education for about 4 months. I'm looking to get a full-time job in that space but I'm under the impression that places will be reluctant to hire me because I am also at uni and that is my top priority. Is that the case or not? Do you know anybody that works a full-time job whilst at uni?
    What sort of job were you thinking?
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    What sort of job were you thinking?
    Something in retail or food places
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    (Original post by historeek)
    Something in retail or food places
    I'd say the best thing is to try and find a part-time job and then book as much overtime as possible then. I know someone who works 48h per week at Sainsbury's (gap year) but she's only contracted 12h pw.
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    If the hours fit then they will be ok, but uni hours can change, so they might not like it. they may ofc have flexible contracts which you can fit round.
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    I'd say the best thing is to try and find a part-time job and then book as much overtime as possible then. I know someone who works 48h per week at Sainsbury's (gap year) but she's only contracted 12h pw.
    That sounds like a good idea. Thanks!
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    That sounds like a good idea. Thanks!
    Positive there is you're not locked down to working the whole time, it's easier to take breaks when you want them :cute:
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    Just get a low hours contract and take extra (most retailers work like this) I was doing 30hrs p/w in term time during my third year.
 
 
 
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