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    I attend university but only 9 hours per week therefore I always have lots of free time. Living in London can be expensive and despite of being able to sort out my expenses even without a job I would like to get some monthly income to aid paying my rent and save some of my money for myself. I am a first year undergrad and I've been looking into internships whatnot but I've realised most occur during the summer and those throughout the year seem to seek graduates or penultimate year undergraduates rather than students like myself. I hate the typical waitress or supermarket guy job and I wish I could earn some money actually doing something that can enrich my CV. I may be delusional but I came here to get some advice and to be enlightened. Thank you
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    Why not look at an entry level sales role if at all possible? That will certainly test you and keep you occupied.
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    (Original post by rubyok99)
    A really really great place to work is at Pret a Manger. I started a month ago and am having a blast. You meet great people and there are lots of opportunities to advance up the ladder. I'm 18 and having a gap year and needed a job. I applied on Friday and started on Monday. If you decided to apply and were successful, I'd appreciate it if you wrote my name down and payroll number on your application.

    'We pay our lovely Team Members £8.85 an hour in London and other expensive towns and cities (after 12 weeks training including bonus*). On average, over 85% of our shop teams receive their Mystery Shopper bonus every single week.
    We offer our passionate Team Members:



    - Part time and full time positions (no zero hour contracts here!)
    - Weekly pay
    - Free food when you’re working
    - 50% discount in Pret shops when you are not working
    - £100 cash rewards for wowing our customers (we call these Super Outstanding Cards)
    - Legendary parties twice a year
    - 28 Days Holiday (Including Bank Holidays)
    - A free pair of work shoes after you've completed your 3 month training period and a brand new pair every year
    - And most importantly, you’ll be joining the Pret family where we have fun and look after each other'
    Why are you spamming in this forum so much? Stop.
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    (Original post by claudiorafael)
    I attend university but only 9 hours per week therefore I always have lots of free time. Living in London can be expensive and despite of being able to sort out my expenses even without a job I would like to get some monthly income to aid paying my rent and save some of my money for myself. I am a first year undergrad and I've been looking into internships whatnot but I've realised most occur during the summer and those throughout the year seem to seek graduates or penultimate year undergraduates rather than students like myself. I hate the typical waitress or supermarket guy job and I wish I could earn some money actually doing something that can enrich my CV. I may be delusional but I came here to get some advice and to be enlightened. Thank you
    Join your local town centre job agencies, they literally have many warehouse operative, picker, packer jobs available that need many staff.

    Where can you find jobs or apply to:

    Retail

    - Marks and Spencer
    - Next
    - Debenhams
    - River Island
    - Sports Soccer
    - JD Sports
    - Game
    - John Lewis
    - Toys R us
    - TK Maxx
    - Boots
    - Poundland
    - PC world
    - Currys
    - Ikea
    - Superdrug's
    - Staples
    - Greggs
    - Waterstones
    - Primark
    - Phone shops
    - B and M(the Bargain Shop)

    And many more others

    Supermarket (Asda, Tesco, Morrison's, Lidl, Sainsbury's)
    Restaurants (McDonalds, KFC, Burger Kind, Burger shops, Pizza Hut, Café Rouge)
    Cinema's
    Pubs
    Warehouse (lots of jobs available as a operative, picker, packer, parcel sorter)
    DIY Shops
    Bookies
    Fundraising (There are commission based and hourly paid for hitting targets)
    Hotels

    Also the type of jobs you can apply for:

    Waiter, Kitchen Porter, Bar Staff, Housekeeper, Call Centre, Assistant, Checkout operator, Data entry, Cashier, Theatre supervisor, Gardening, Bin person, Home shopper, Customer Service, Hosting, Admin, Food Supervisor, Beverage Supervisor, Room Attendant, Catering Assistant, Porter, security steward, field operative, production operative

    Where to find jobs:

    - Totaljobs
    - Indeed
    - Reed
    - Monster
    - Job centre plus
    - Fish4jobs
    - At your local Job centre board
    - Gumtree
    - Empty Lemon
    - Retail jobs
    - Job heaven
    - Jobsite
    - Your local shopping centre website
    - Agencies
    - Look through your Express and Star
    - Shop Window
    - Through someone
    - Job open days (ask at your local job centre)
    - Your university/college job shop
    - Through your local council
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    (Original post by claudiorafael)
    I attend university but only 9 hours per week therefore I always have lots of free time. Living in London can be expensive and despite of being able to sort out my expenses even without a job I would like to get some monthly income to aid paying my rent and save some of my money for myself. I am a first year undergrad and I've been looking into internships whatnot but I've realised most occur during the summer and those throughout the year seem to seek graduates or penultimate year undergraduates rather than students like myself. I hate the typical waitress or supermarket guy job and I wish I could earn some money actually doing something that can enrich my CV. I may be delusional but I came here to get some advice and to be enlightened. Thank you
    You could try recruitment agencies maybe. Most have a lot of office based jobs typically in sales. This does keep you challenged at the test of times and ultimately will enhance your skills set. May sound soul-destroying but it will be the making of you.
    I did sales jobs during university and it helped me a lot getting through job applications and interviews.
 
 
 
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