Macquarie Student Employment

Macquarie Student Employment

Macquarie Student Employment (MQSE) helps students become job ready and facilitates paid employment opportunities on and off campus. Paid employment while studying helps students to enhance their employability and develop a range of skills while easing the cost of university study. For employers, student candidates represent a flexible, skilled and scalable addition to your workforce.

Macquarie Student Employment allows employers targeted access to our talented students and students access to a range of convenient and relevant paid employment opportunities.

Macquarie Student Employment and COVID-19

As students and employers continue to be impacted by COVID-19, the Macquarie Student Employment team have created a temporary program called MQSE Job Rescue to help support students finding paid employment opportunities and to assist employers needing to fill essential positions as soon as possible. To find out more about the MQSE Job Rescue program, watch our information session HERE.

Please contact the MQSE team at for further information OR complete the Expression of Interest form via CareerHub.

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For Students

Combining study and work

There are many reasons to work while you study at Macquarie University.  Employers tell us they prefer to hire graduates with work experience. You will learn new skills and ease the cost of studying.  You will build your resume, meet new people and develop your network.  You will experience different working environments and perhaps even secure a graduate opportunity!

How to register with Macquarie Student Employment (MQSE)

Register to attend our Fast track workshop – receive help with resume building, applications and interview skills. Students who have completed these workshops will have an advantage when applying for roles. Register here

Build your skills - visit My MQ Career Zone to access resources including resume builders, interview and job search tips and CV360 – a powerful tool offering instant, detailed feedback so you can optimise your CV and significantly boost your chances of getting to interview.

Questions - See our FAQ page link or email us at

For Employers

Macquarie Student Employment (MQSE) makes it easy for employers to connect with high calibre, pre-qualified student candidates. This free service offers employers the greatest access to our student workforce and a streamlined, efficient process.

Employing Students

There are so many reasons to employ a student. Not only are you making a valuable contribution to the future of Australia’s workforce, you are bringing the latest training, skills and methodologies into your workplace.

Employers tell us how impressed they are with our students’ problem solving and communication skills, collaboration and innovative ideas.

How we can help you

Whether you are looking to build a pipeline of future talent or need some assistance with a task or project, Macquarie Student Employment can assist. Contact us so we can guide you through the process.

T: (02) 9850 7372


Services we provide include:

  • Advising on Job Design and appropriate hourly rates
  • Writing ads for your role and promoting it to our students
  • Targeted recruitment of students with specialised skills
  • Shortlisting student candidates

Questions? See our FAQ page link or email us at

Get in Touch

Whether you are looking for exciting new talent or an employment opportunity, MQSE can help. Let us know how we can help!

T: (02) 9850 7372


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