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Best jobs for students

Whether you’re an A-level student or working on your Phd, a flexible job that fits around your studies is a great way to bring in some money.

With part-time, weekend and night shift opportunities in a never-ending sprawl of industries, knowing where to find a good student job is quite a mission. But we’re here to help!

Thousands of students have shared on Breakroom what their jobs are like: from pay to shifts and all that’s in between.

Each company that employs students has been given a Breakroom Rating out of 10. Use these ratings to see which companies have the best jobs for students and where’s best suited for you.

What’s a good student job?

  • Has flexible hours to fit around studying, seminars, lectures and lab work
  • Offers competitive pay rates to ease budgeting pressure on student loans
  • Offers opportunities to build on skills for your career development
  • Is low stress and won’t take focus away from your studies

These are the best jobs for students in the UK

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    100% of job reviews by 12 students say IKEA is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    100% of job reviews by 23 students say Screwfix is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    100% of job reviews by 14 students say Carphone Warehouse is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    100% of job reviews by 10 students say Pret A Manger is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    100% of job reviews by 13 students say New Look is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    96% of job reviews by 27 students say B&Q is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    94% of job reviews by 56 students say Morrisons is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    94% of job reviews by 572 students say McDonald’s is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    94% of job reviews by 154 students say Tesco is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    94% of job reviews by 17 students say TK Maxx is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    93% of job reviews by 16 students say Argos is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    93% of job reviews by 16 students say Spar is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    93% of job reviews by 45 students say Marks & Spencer is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    92% of job reviews by 38 students say Waitrose & Partners is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    91% of job reviews by 12 students say Next is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    91% of job reviews by 35 students say Iceland is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    90% of job reviews by 11 students say Halfords is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    90% of job reviews by 11 students say River Island is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    90% of job reviews by 11 students say Pizza Hut is a good place to work if you’re studying

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    90% of job reviews by 32 students say Nando’s is a good place to work if you’re studying