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Work for Us

As well as paid job opportunities, NUSU and its associated activities are delivered by over 4500 volunteers. These are excellent opportunities for students to enhance their employability skills and range from being on Freshers' crew, to being a section Editor of The Courier or the President of the Rugby Club. Below are details of some of the opportunities we offer and how they can help you on your path to your future career, make new networks and friends or find a new interest. 

You can also gain fantastic experience volunteering in the community in over 100 community organisations or with one of our fantastic in house projects run by Go Volunteer, our volunteering department in the heart of your Students' Union. Go to our volunteering pages for more information on what we have to offer


Paid Internal

Want to work in fast-paced, varied and rewarding workplace?  We might just have the opportunity for you!

  • NUSU Online Learning Coordinator (Post Reference Vac01)

    Date Added:Mon 02 Aug 2021

    Application Deadline:Wed 11 Aug 2021 23:59

    Details:An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, organised and ideas-driven individual to join the award-winning Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU). Based in the Go Volunteer team, the OLC will manage and develop the employability and skills offer within NUSU, with a specific focus this year on developing our online skills development platform into a robust, engaging educational tool.

  • NUSU Commercial Staff Sept 2021

    Date Added:Fri 16 Jul 2021

    Application Deadline:Sun 15 Aug 2021 23:59

    Details:The Students' Union at Newcastle University is seeking to recruit commercial staff to serve customers in the Students' Union development. Duties to include working throughout all commercial and service areas and will include cash handling. Experience is preferred but not essential.

  • NUSU Clubs and Societies Administrator (Transport) (Post Reference Vac05)

    Date Added:Tue 27 Jul 2021

    Application Deadline:Sun 15 Aug 2021 23:59

    Details:NUSU is committed to enabling our students to fully participate in activities and non-academic sports in a safe and positive way through our Students’ Union’s Campus Sport and Give It a Go Programme. The Clubs and Societies Administrator supports delivery of our programmes by excellently coordinating transportation and managing any related issues but is also essential in terms of delivering safety training to ensure safe use of vehicles.

  • NUSU Commercial Assistant Retail (Post Vacancy Reference 06)

    Date Added:Tue 27 Jul 2021

    Application Deadline:Sun 15 Aug 2021 23:59

    Details:The Students' Union at Newcastle University are looking to hire customer focussed commercial staff in our Co-op Franchise. Duties to include working within our retail and bakery unit, throughout all commercial and service areas and will include cash handling.  Experience is preferred but not essential. The role requires weekend and evening work during both Term time and Vacation.

  • NUSU Academic Representation Assistant (x 2)

    Date Added:Tue 29 Jun 2021

    Application Deadline:Sun 22 Aug 2021 23:59

    Details:The primary responsibility of the Academic Representation Assistant is to deliver induction training for new Course Representatives, but the role will also include other duties relating to academic representation. Working under the supervision of NUSU’s Representation and Research Coordinator, successful candidates will be given full training on how to deliver Course Representative induction training, before leading sessions themselves.

  • NUSU Newcastle University Students' Union Buddies 2021-2022 (Post ref Vac 07)

    Date Added:Tue 27 Jul 2021

    Application Deadline:Sun 22 Aug 2021 23:59

    Details:Our aims at Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) are to be democratic, inclusive, effective, progressive, sustainable, socially responsible and fun.  We continuously strive to create an atmosphere in which all people feel valued, respected and have access to the same opportunities. NUSU provides students with great opportunities for people to meet, connect, learn new skills, and gain new experiences.

  • NUSU Research Assistant - LGBT+ Attainment Gap (Post reference Vac08)

    Date Added:Thu 29 Jul 2021

    Application Deadline:Fri 27 Aug 2021 23:59

    Details:At annual NUSU staff-student summit 2020, a motion was presented to the university highlighting the unique challenges LGBT+ students face within the Higher Education, on account of but not limited to, a privileging or normative gender and sexuality. There was cause for concern that this may have a detrimental effect on the academic attainment of LGBT+ students. In response, the university actioned an investigation into this, the conclusion of which, will result in a report with recommendations f

  • NUSU Sports Assistants 2021-22

    Date Added:Thu 24 Jun 2021

    Details:We are committed to enabling our students to fully participate in non-academic sport and physical activity in a safe and positive way through our Students’ Union’s Campus Sport and Give It a Go Programme. The Sports Assistant supports the delivery of the programme by attracting students through promotion and marketing, developing the portfolio and facilitating or delivering activities.


Paid External

We look to work in partnership with Newcastle University Careers Service to find you paid work, both part-time and full-time.  Click below to access.

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