Jobs & Career Opportunities

Find out more about job opportunities at Queen Mary Students' Union

Working for Queen Mary Students' Union as Student Staff

Queen Mary Students’ Union is a democratic membership organisation that is the voice of all Queen Mary students. The Students' Union ensures that the University and the wider community are listening to what students want and works to improve students’ lives.

The Students’ Union has around 250 student staff working across the Mile End, Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square campuses in many different commercial outlets and departments. Our student staff are a focal point of the organization, and they play a key part in delivering excellent service to all our members!

For all Queen Mary Students' Union job enquries please email su-admin@qmul.ac.uk


What kind of jobs can students do?

Across your Students’ Union there are a wide variety of jobs that become available to students across the year. These include:

  • Internships
  • Receptionists and Team Members
  • Sport Activators
  • Fitness Instructors
  • Retail Assistants
  • Baristas
  • Bar Staff
  • Photographers and Videographers
  • Kitchen Staff

Plus many more!


Why should I apply to become a member of student staff?

Student staff roles fit perfectly around your studies. At the Students’ Union, we understand the value of your education and want you to be able to study well during your time working with us. Whilst some roles may require particular commitments, working hours are flexible with hours varying for each role, which means working for your Students’ Union can fit perfectly around you!

There are also fantastic benefits and rewards in place for student staff including:

  • London living wage
  • Free Qmotion gym membership when you have worked 35+ hours in a month
  • 20% discount in Students’ Union outlets (terms and conditions apply)
  • Free training and development through the Queen Mary Skills Award
  • Opportunities to get involved with an array of Students’ Union projects

Plus many more!


How do I apply?

A full list of current opportunities will be listed below under Job Listings.

To apply for a role, you will need to download the application form and send it to the manager recruiting along with your CV. You will also be able to download our Guidance Notes, which include important advice on how to apply. It is important that you read the job description for each role carefully as it will contain important information on the role!

Location of jobs: Student staff roles are based in our outlets, offices and beyond! Locations include the Mile End, Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square Campuses.


No vacancies available?

If there are no vacancies available you can still get involved with us! Why not take a look at our Volunteering opportunities? By becoming a volunteer, you get access to quality opportunities to volunteer in Tower Hamlets and across London, giving you the opportunity to have new experiences, develop skills and to make a difference. You will also get access to the Student Union’s Skills Award, a bespoke employability program for the Students’ Union’s student staff, volunteers, activity leaders and student representatives. For more information on how to get involved, click here.


Why not join our Student Staff job mailing list?

If you want to keep up to date with our latest student staff job vacancies, you can leave your email here and we will keep in contact when vacancies pop up.

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Job Listings

  • Membership Services Intern

    Salary:  £12.96 per hour (inclusive of 13% holiday pay)

    Application Deadline:Wed 21 Aug 2019

    Details:We are looking for an exceptionally organised and driven current student with excellent attention to detail to join the Students’ Union as our Membership Services Intern. The role supports the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and senior staff with administration and delivery of a variety of projects.

  • Student Voice Intern

    Salary:  £12.69 per hour (inclusive of 13% holiday pay)

    Application Deadline:Wed 21 Aug 2019

    Details:We are looking for a student who is passionate about Student Voice and Representation to join the Representation and Democracy team. The role will support the delivery of the Course Representative Programme and be involved in the Student Voice review currently being undertaken by Queen Mary Students’ Union.

  • Student Activator

    Salary:  £11.92 per hour (inclusive of 13% holiday pay)

    Application Deadline:Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:59

    Details:The QMSU Get Active Programme is a low cost recreational sports programme which aims to overcome the perceived barriers associated with student sport. As a Student Activator you will ensure the successful running of the Get Active programme through effective delivery of sessions across a variety of sports.

  • Venues Kitchen Staff

    Salary: £11.92 per hour (inclusive of 13% holiday pay)

    Application Deadline:Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:59

    Details:To work within the kitchen environment, following the instructions of the venue chef and supervisor to ensure that all food orders are completed to a high quality and within a suitable timeframe. To work together to deliver high standards of service to all our customers.

  • Venues Bar/Barista

    Salary: £11.92 per hour (inclusive of 13% holiday pay)

    Application Deadline:Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:59

    Details:To work primarily as a barista, but at times bartender/bar back depending on shift requirements, keeping the venue running smoothly by working in a team to deliver high standards of service to customers.

  • Cafes Barista

    Salary: £11.92 per hour (inclusive of 13% holiday pay)

    Application Deadline:Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:59

    Details:To work as Barista, keep the café running smoothly by working in a team to deliver high standards of service to customers. To positively represent the Students’ Union and its activities.

  • Retail Assistant

    Salary:  £11.92 per hour (inc. 13% Holiday Pay)

    Application Deadline:Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:59

    Details:We have an exciting Retail Sales Assistant opportunity available for Part Time work at Union Shop and Village Shop. Located in prime locations of the Mile End campus, the shops offer a great selection of products including hot food and drinks, leading brands in food, stationary and QM clothing.