Other industries

Certain industries are more likely than others to offer student jobs. Discover these industries and hone your search.

CIVIL SERVICE

In civil service, activities depend on the employer.

For example, at the university, you can work in libraries and IT centers, archiving facilities, etc.

In city halls, you can work in after-school centers, and provide mentoring, etc.

The advantages: Apply early in the year for the following year!

YOUTH WORK AND AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Various jobs are available throughout the year in leisure centers and after-school centers for towns, on Wednesdays and during school vacations.

The advantages: More information on training and financial support for sitting the BAFA (Brevet d’Aptitude aux Fonctions d’Animateurs) are available at the ADIIJ.

HUMAN SERVICES

This very dynamic industry offers employment in assistance with daily living (housekeeping, tutoring), for families (childcare, babysitting) and dependents (the elderly, persons with disabilities).

Families can also recruit directly using Chèques Emploi Service Universels (CESU; Universal Service Employment Checks).

The advantages: With the BAFA, you can compare home care agencies and find the one that suits you best.

For tutoring, at least Bac + 3 studies (roughly equivalent to an undergraduate degree) are required.

FOOD SERVICE AND HOSPITALITY

This industry offers a diverse range of jobs (sales, dishwashing, assistant cooks, etc.) that could fit in with student schedules (evenings and weekends).

Drawbacks: Watch out for bar hours (late closing times).

TELEMARKETING

The experience required will vary depending on the employer: call-center agents, telesales, etc.

The advantages: Highlight your foreign language skills

EVENT PLANNING

A vast industry, ranging from surveys, to press and publicity distribution, sales and receptionist duties.

The advantages: Highlight foreign language skills, make sure to be presentable.

Published on August 24, 2020