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

  • Football Development Ambassador (Women’s)

    Salary:  London living wage for hours worked (inclusive of Level 1 Football Qualification and Basic Referee course)

    Application Deadline:Thu 04 Jul 2019 17:00

    Details:The Women’s Football Development Ambassador Role will look to increase participation within women’s football. Queen Mary University London is the only university in London which is a FA Women’s Football & Futsal specialist Hub. The Football Development Ambassador will be the driving force behind women’s participation in Football and Futsal in the university.

  • University Netball Officer (UNO)

    Salary:  Voluntary

    Application Deadline:Thu 04 Jul 2019 17:00

    Details:These are exciting times for England Netball as we are currently ranked No.3 in the World. With a growing membership and regular television coverage, and a home World Cup approaching in 2019, we are looking for more and more ways to grow our amazing game for everyone to enjoy, and we believe recruiting a high quality volunteer workforce within Universities plays a vital role within this.

  • QMSU Student Photographers

    Salary:  £12.55

    Application Deadline:Mon 22 Jul 2019 10:00

    Details:The Students’ Union is looking for enthusiastic and motivated students experienced in photography to join our team as QMSU Student Photographers. You’ll need a proactive approach to work, be trustworthy, reliable and flexible!

  • QMSU Student Videographers

    Salary:  £12.55 per hour

    Application Deadline:Mon 22 Jul 2019 10:00

    Details:The Students’ Union is looking for enthusiastic and motivated students experienced in videography to join our team as QMSU Student Videographers. You’ll need a proactive approach to work, be trustworthy, reliable and flexible!