Job Opportunities

Middlesex University Students’ Union (MDXSU) is an independent charity led by students for students; supporting the thousands who study here on campus in North London.

 

Enabling our award-winning work is a talented, dedicated, passionate staff team, striving to make MDXSU the most innovative, inspiring and inclusive students’ union in the UK. 

 

Working in a values-driven and dynamic organisation is a truly rewarding experience, with flexible working arrangements and a significant commitment to personal development - 88% of our staff feel positively engaged in our work, and 100% believe that our organisation treats people equally.

 

Since 2013, we have also been an accredited Living Wage employer, meaning everyone who works for us will receive the London Living Wage. You can read more about our committment and support for the Living Wage here.

 

Current opportunities will be listed below. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter for upcoming roles.

 

Current opportunities

The below positions are part-time internship and casual staff positions, suitable for current and new Middlesex University students, and/or alumni. We have consistently increased the number of internships we offer each year, and students and staff alike find working together hugely empowering - click here for testimonials from previous student staff and interns.

Please note: we are open to flexible working in order to cater to students caring or commuting commitments.

 

Roles...

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Societies Intern
Liberation Intern
School-Based Opportunities Interns
Student Parent and Carer Intern
Research & Insight Assistant
Sales & Marketing Interns
Design Intern
Web Wizard
Community Placement Assistant
Campaign Interns
Student Voice Intern
Team MDXSU
Events Technicians
Photographers
Videographers

 

How to apply...

With reference to the job description (below), please complete the MDXSU Application form and Equality Opportunities Monitoring Form and return to recruitment@mdxsu.com by 2pm on Tuesday 29 August. We are unable to take applications after this deadline.

Interviews will take place Monday 4 – Friday 8 September, and we will hold a training day on Thursday 14 September. Start dates for each position vary. See below, or email recruitment@mdxsu.com if you would like more information.

 

Societies Intern

Hours: 7 hours per week, September 2017 - June 2018
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Student Groups Coordinator

We are looking for a motivated and passionate student to work with us to support our diverse range of societies to organise and plan a variety of events, promote societies activities across campus and increase student engagement.

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Liberation Intern

Hours: 7 hours per week, September 2017 - June 2018
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Student Groups Coordinator

Our liberation groups are students who come together to network, share experiences and campaign for change. They focus on students who face oppression and discrimination and are often underrepresented and disadvantaged during their time at University, whether in their education or wider society: Women Students Group, LGBT+ Students Group, Black Students Group and Disabled Students Group.

The successful candidate will work with the Student Groups Coordinator to support liberation groups to organise and plan a diverse range of events, promote group activities across campus and increase student engagement.

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School Based Opportunities Intern (6 positions available)

We are looking to recruit one student from each school - Business, Law, Health & Education, Science & Technology, Art & Design, Media & Performing Arts).

Hours: 7 hours per week, September 2017 - June 2018
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Student Groups Coordinator

We are looking for an outgoing and personable students to help us reach out to students in each of the schools or faculties at Middlesex University. This role will involve working with MDXSU leaders, students, societies and departments to build academic communities.

Job description available soon.

 

Student Parent and Carer Intern

Hours: 7 hours per week, September 2017 - June 2018
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Communities Development Coordinator

Student Parents and Carers are a group who often face unique barriers when it comes to university life. The successful candidate will work with the Student Communities Coordinator to build links with student parent and carers, conduct quality conversations and other research in order gain a wider understanding of the specific need of this group. Use this information to work with student parents and carers to organise and plan a diverse range of events, meetings or activity and increase student engagement.

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Research & Insight Assistant

Hours: minimum 21 hours per week, September 2017 - May 2018 with opportunity for extension
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Communications & Income Manager

For Middlesex Students’ Union, data and information is vital in helping us to further our understanding of Middlesex University students – our members – and develop activities and opportunities that work for them. We want research to underpin and inform all that we do. The Research & Insight Assistant will play a valuable role in helping us to achieve these goals: supporting the capture, collation and analysis of student data, and highlighting outcomes to MDXSU staff and elected officers in order to measure the impact of our work and inform delivery of new or ongoing projects.

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Sales & Marketing Intern (3 positions available)

Hours: 7 hours per week, September 2017 - May 2018 with opportunity for extension
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Events & Income Coordinator

As an independent, non-profit organisation, much of the funding for our student events and opportunities coming from a variety of independent income streams - from Freshers’ Fair bookings and NUS Extra card sales, to sales of our official Middlesex University clothing and merchandise. The Sales & Marketing Interns will be focused in this varied area, working with the Events & Income Coordinator to continue the momentum of our Welcome Month revenue and develop this across the year.

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Design Intern

Hours: 21-28 hours per week (potential job share), September 2017 - July/August 2018
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Communications and Design Coordinator

MDXSU are seeking a talented, creative part-time designer to join our Communications & Income Team. The intern will work closely with our Communications & Design Coordinator to produce exciting, engaging design content to publicise events and opportunities, while helping to develop clear, recognisable branding for the Students’ Union as a whole. This is an incredibly varied position, offering experience in the production of design for various channels and platforms, while working across all areas of work within a vibrant, award-winning Students’ Union.

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Web Wizard

Hours: 7 hours per week (may be more as required), term time only
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Communications and Design Coordinator

MDXSU are seeking a talented web development intern with a passion for learning to help us maintain and develop our digital platforms - with a focus on updating our website to reflect our status as a vibrant, innovative, award-winning Students’ Union. Working within the Communications & Income Team, the intern will have the ability to customise site CSS and Javascript, customising the look and structure to create a truly bespoke site which is unique to MDXSU. The role will also include sharing knowledge and best practice, including helping to provide training to student groups on utilising the UnionCloud web platform.

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Community Placement Assistant

Hours: 14 hours per week (may be more as required)
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with:
Community Partnerships Coordinator

You will become a vital part of MDXSU’s ground breaking Community Placement scheme. Now in its second year this scheme matches Middlesex students and their skills with organisations in the local community. Students are paid for their time and in return help these organisations to change the world around them by supporting an objective or project that adds value to their work. Together with the Community Partnership Coordinator you will provide support to both students attending placements and to the partner organisations. You will help shape the experience of these students and help develop the Community Placement scheme for the future.

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Campaign Interns (4 positions available)

We are recruiting for four campaign interns in total, each focusing in one of four campaign areas: housing, hate crime, wellbeing and sexual violence & harassment.

Hours: 7 hours per week (may be more as required)
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with: Campaigns & Projects Coordinator

Over the past few years MDXSU has gained a reputation as a strong campaigning Union, developing and empowering students to take action together to make change both on campus and in our local community. These roles will play a vital part in supporting the campaigns team, student officer team and other elected student leaders in their work within several areas. If you are passionate about one or more of these areas, you will find taking action and seeing real change incredibly fulfilling.

Download job description - Hate Crime internship
Download job description - Sexual Violence & Harassment internship
Download job description - Housing internship
Download job description - Wellbeing internship

 

Student Voice Intern

Hours: 10 hours per week (may be more as required)
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with:
Representation Coordinator

We are looking for a highly organised student with good analysis and planning skills to join our team as a Student Voice Intern. Working with the Advocacy & Policy Team you will carry out market research and high quality data analysis into student feedback. The team will be responsible supporting the representation structure and the democratic functions of MDXSU. Students with a background in research & working with people would be great for the role.

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Team MDXSU (25 positions available)

Hours: Casual basis - 8 hours throughout the Welcome Month (18th September - 13th October) with further casual work available until July 2017
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with:
Communications & Design Coordinator / Events & Income Coordinator

Team MDXSU are at the heart of Middlesex Students’ Union, helping us to deliver a wide range of events, and playing a crucial role in communicating MDXSU messages to the wider student body. As part of Team MDXSU, you will be an ambassador for the Students’ Union – telling students about what we do in a way that is relevant to them, and getting them excited about getting involved!

This is a fun, varied, rewarding role focused around our Welcome Month programme, but with further opportunities throughout the year too. You could be working on the photobooth at a clubnight in MDX House, getting students excited about choosing their new President and Vice Presidents during MDXSU Elections week, hosting the Students’ Union stand on an Open Day, or chatting to students to gather their feedback.

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Events Technician (2 positions available)

Hours: Casual basis - 8 hours guaranteed across academic year
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with:
Events & Income Coordinator

MDXSU are seeking Event Technicians to assist with the smooth running of our events, particularly evening and clubnight activity. This is an great opportunity to get stuck in with some of the amazing events MDXSU and our student groups organise throughout the year – from impressive clubnights and parties to live music and performances.

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Photographers - multiple positions

Hours: Project-based - guaranteed hours at clubnight events during Welcome Month with ad hoc opportunities throughout academic year
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: Based on London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour (including both photography and editing hours)
Working with:
Communications & Design Coordinator

Middlesex Students' Union are seeking enthusiastic, experienced, reliable student photographers to capture key Freshers’ events in September and October 2017, with the potential for further paid work at a range of student events across the academic year – from clubnights to awards ceremonies, conferences to campaign activity.

Please include evidence of relevant previous work within your application.

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Videographers - multiple positions

Hours: Project based
Location: Hendon Campus, North London
Salary: Based on London Living Wage of £9.75 per hour
Working with:
Communications & Design Coordinator

Are you passionate about film? Love creating engaging video content? Middlesex Students' Union are seeking enthusiastic, experienced, reliable student videographers to film a variety of projects and events across the coming academic year, working with the MDXSU Videography & Animation Intern and wider Communications & Intern team to produce compelling video content.

Please include evidence of relevant previous work within your application.

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Student Staff at MDXSU

We offer a variety of flexible, part-time job opportunities on campus that put you at the heart of our work - from design and videography, to research and course-based internships - and all our staff receive the London Living Wage (currently £9.75). As well as being rewarding, they're also great for your employability; we are committed to your development and helping you gain adaptable knowledge and skills that will help you to flourish in your career.

 

"The Students’ Union team are fantastic; they understand us as students and provide us with full support and flexibility. Being a Student Voice Intern was so reqrding. The environment is honestly the friendliest I've ever seen. It's the best place to work!” - Heba

 

"I have very much enjoyed my time working at the SU and feel it has greatly benefited me in terms of learning new skills, managing and organising my time and also finding out more about what happens on campus and at MDXSU.” - Kim

 

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