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There is a wide range of industry sectors operating within Palmerston North city and Manawatū, and with it a variety of part-time employment roles and opportunities.

Working while you study

Working part-time while you study is a great way to grow your networks, learn new skills and gain international work experience.  All our tertiary institutions offer support to international students with career development and job-search.

Check out these key events held in our region that help connect students to potential employers and career pathways – Sort it Careers Expo and Talent Central’s JobFest.

Student Job Search is a free employment service that connects employers with potential student employees through their excellent job listing board. All students (studying with a recognised Tertiary Education provider) are able to register with Student Job Search.

You can also view job advertisements through:

  • Trade Me Jobs
  • SEEK
  • The Manawatū Standard’s Situation Vacant section, especially in Monday, Wednesday and Saturday papers