Part Time Jobs

There are many different ways to find part-time employment opportunities on the Gold Coast. A good place to start is to check directly with your education institution, as many employers notify universities and learning institutions when they have jobs available that are well suited to students.

There are also numerous jobs search websites such as:

Full Time International Students

If you are a full-time international student studying in Australia for more than three months, you will automatically receive permission to work included with your Australian student visa.

According to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, you cannot work until you have commenced your course in Australia.

Once your course has commenced you are permitted to work a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight when your course is in session, and unlimited hours when your course is not in session.

Useful links

For more detailed information about work conditions and student visas you can visit:


Internships give you the opportunity to enter the workforce and gain a qualification at the same time. Graduates who have had exposure to the workforce and real industry sectors during their studies are better prepared to enter the workforce through enhanced skills and experience.

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