Work and study opportunities: Paid Positions

Lectures, libraries and late nights come to mind when thinking about University but did you know there’s a world of other student experiences outside of simply studying?

CQUniversity offers a range of work and study opportunities, from overseas exchange, to leadership opportunities, mentoring, and paid positions. This blog highlights Student Ambassadors, Peer Advisors, and Participation Assistants but keep an eye out for other opportunities advertised throughout the academic year.

Participation Assistants

Employer: CQUniversity – Student Life & Wellbeing Centre
Type: This is a casual (1-4 hours) contract position HEW level 3 at $34 – $37 per hour.
Requirements: You must be eligible for a Blue Card. Must be a current student.
Locations: Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Brisbane, Sydney.

How to apply: Please submit your resume and short responses addressing the key skills and experience (selection criteria) listed on the position description to by Friday, 10 February 2017.

Peer Advisors

Employer: CQUniversity Library
Type:  This is a casual contract position HEW level 2 at $30+ per hour. Junior rates will apply to those Peer Advisors under 21.
Requirements: Must be a current student who has successfully completed their first term.
Locations: Brisbane, Bundaberg, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Rockhampton North, Sydney.

How to apply: See role description and application process here.

Student Ambassador

Employer: CQUniversity Rockhampton Region, Campus Life
Type:  This is a casual contract position HEW level 1 at $30.70 per hour. Requirements: Must be a current student. See position description for all requirements.
Locations:  Rockhampton.

How to apply: Go to and apply for 31697: Student Ambassador.

Student Ambassadors are recruited for different departments, throughout the year. Please keep an eye out for other Ambassador opportunities at other locations.

Discover work and study opportunities at CQUniversity and get more from your student experience. 

Mae Swarbrick (

Mae Swarbrick is a current student, studying part-time in the Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Arts, and working full-time as Student Communications Officer. Mae's ongoing experience as a current student is invaluable in her role as leader of the Student Communications team. Combine this with practical experience in the call centre, Admissions and Student Communications teams, and she’s ready to share some first-rate uni hacks for new students. Follow Mae on #How2Uni.

4 thoughts on “Work and study opportunities: Paid Positions

  1. jobs regarding peer advisors is still open or closed?
    when i tried to open it, (Unable to select LC database) message occurred. so if it is still on then please provide me the procedure to apply for that position.


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