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UUTemps is your gateway to access paid casual and part time roles on campus. This is only available to current students of Ulster University. By registering to join the UUTemps talent bank you will be able to view and apply for a variety of roles throughout the year. These roles will be wide and varied and could range from taking calls on one of the university helplines to undertaking a research project. UUTemps is designed to provide students with flexible recruitment opportunities that can fit around your studies and has been developed by Employability and Careers in partnership with People and Culture.
Why join the UUTemps Talent bank?
- Access to flexible paid opportunities that can fit around your studies
- The chance to meet students and staff in the university
- Opportunity to develop skills which will help in securing future employment
The steps below outline what is required to become part of the UUTemps talent bank. Also check out our FAQs section for additional guidance.
Step 1: Sign up
Complete this short registration form to sign up to be part of the UUTemps Talent bank. Once you sign up you will be sent an email with 'next steps'. You will need to complete these next steps before you are fully registered and ready to pick up any work assignments.
Step 2: Complete your registration
Once you sign up you will be sent a 'next steps' email. This email will outline the 'next steps' that must be taken to complete your registration and allow you to begin your working in your first UUTemps role. These steps are:
- Sign and return your UUTemps Agreement
- Complete your right to work check (details on this will be outlined in the email you receive)
- Add a copy of your CV to your Handshake profile. Get your CV ready using VMock
Step 3: Apply for roles
Once you have completed your registration you will be able to view and apply for UUTemps roles on Handshake. These roles will be added throughout the year and will vary in role and duration. You may take up multiple different roles throughout the academic year. You should not work more than 20 hours per week during term time.
What is UUTemps?
UUTemps is the universities centralised service that provides part-time work opportunities for students across the university. This initiative has been developed by Employability and Careers in partnership with People and Culture. It aims to provide students with flexible recruitment opportunities that can fit around their studies and allow them to develop valuable employability skills.
What kind of roles will be available through UUTemps?
Roles will be wide and varied and will range from helping out on campus open days, working in IT support roles, to completing a short research project. Positions can be on campus or remote.
How much will these roles be paid?
The rate per hour will be dependent on the level of the role. These will be based on the current university pay grades.
How does it work?
UUTemps will be operated as a talent bank and will be managed through Handshake. Only students who are part of the UUTemps talent bank will be apply to view and apply for opportunities. All current students are able to join the talent bank.
When will students be able to sign up as part of the UUTemps Talent Bank?
Registration will remain open throughout the year. No registrations will be processed during holiday periods. If the demand is particularly high, the registration will close temporarily, so it is best to register early.
Who can apply to be part of the UUTemps Talent Bank?
All current students. The first UUTemps roles will be in July 2021. Students will need to be current students at this stage. This means that unfortunately current final year students who are due to graduate in July will not be eligible to be part of the talent bank.
Am I guaranteed a job through UUTemps?
There is no guarantee of work through UUTemps. You are also not obliged to take up any work assignments that are offered.
How many hours per week can students work?
Students should not work more than 20 hours per week during term time. UUTemps roles will not be greater than 20 hours per week during term time. You can work more than 20 hours per week outside of term time.
How many jobs can a student do?
A student can complete multiple UUTemps job roles throughout the year.
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