On Campus Work
Campus jobs include work in the laboratories, in the language lab, libraries, help desks, cafeteria, tutoring, offices for admissions, international programs, disability services and other office work.
In choosing to study in Hawai‘i you will also be opening yourself to an incredible array of off-campus job opportunities. Some of the biggest companies in the world across various
sectors, such as Monsanto, Hampton Inn, Ford, Marriott, Keck, and the Bank of Hawaii, are hiring our students directly.
With only 2.7% unemployment in Hawaii, you will find there is a lot of work available for you.
Work During & After Study
During your studies in Hawai‘i our institutions provide you with fantastic support to help you find work. The
✓ On campus career centres
✓ On campus jobs
✓ Access to a jobs database – providing you up to date information on jobs available
✓ Advice on what steps to take to attain a social security number
After Study Work
Many of our students stay to work in Hawai‘i, or also move to another state in the U.S. With the amount of practical experience that students gain during study, choosing Hawai‘i as your study destination will fully prepare you for the world of work.
If you are looking to advance your career quickly, the job market in Hawai‘i is growing rapidly. The largest growing sectors seeking fresh graduates are:
Sector Job Growth Rate
Service Industry 1.9%
Clinical Laboratory 1.2%
See some of the incredible opportunities available to you:
✓ Work with the Keck Observatory, Canada France Hawaii Telescopes and NASA during
your Astronomy Course – where else could you do this?
✓ Study Marine Biology on a Coral Reef – the only marine biology department in the world
that offers such a unique location to study on
✓ Study agriculture in an award winning Energy lab, that enables you to learn in a restored Hawaiian field system, orchard or plant garden
✓ Take part in internships in forestry providing unique work experience in tropical rainforests
– in what other native English speaking location could you do this?
✓ Volunteer at the world’s largest collection of observatories on Mauna Kea
✓ Gain extensive experience working and learning in the local communities
✓ Take advantage of paid and non-paid internships with huge brands across many fields
Did you know?
✓ On average nearly 80% of US students work part-time while studying?
✓ Hawai‘i has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the US, and thousands of jobs are available right now for students?
✓ The most common jobs for students in Hawai‘i are either on campus or working in the tourism or service industry?