Jobs for Students in Azerbaijan

Current openings in Azerbaijan

According to law, you are not permitted to work in Azerbaijan if you are a student as a company is not able to hire you legally because you will require to change your visa status and need to apply for a work permit which costs around USD$1.000.

Some part-time job opportunities are available for foreign students who are residents in Azerbaijan such as being a waiter, shop assistant, security guard being the most popular ones. If you are hard-working and have the appropriate networks, you can find an internship during the summer holidays although it is not guaranteed that you will be paid.

As an international student, you will encounter more challenges due to language barriers and probably visa requirements. In this case, if you are a native speaker or fluent in any language such as English, Italian, French, etc. and preferably have some teaching experience try language courses. You can be a teacher in conversation clubs or give private speaking lessons for native students.

There are other options that one can consider to make ends meet such as opting to become a bartender. A person working as a Bartender in Azerbaijan typically earns around 1.180 AZN on a monthly basis. Salaries range from 610 AZN (lowest) to 1.800 AZN (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Bartender salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location.

Volunteering can be another way of providing services for free while studying in Azerbaijan, considering how much it is on the rise. Highly aware of the demographic divide in Azerbaijan where youth account for one in three people, creating opportunities for this population group is high on the government’s agenda. Through volunteerism, youth become active leaders and citizens, and they develop their skill set for better employability. Involving in voluntary work expands your networks to people who can potentially become your employers.

Online work becomes an alternative for making life more bearable in your study in Azerbaijan. You can work as a consultant for companies as in jobs such as gathering data that can be uploaded on their website and social media platforms. Being proficient in Azerbaijani is an added advantage as you can work as a translator as well.

"I am currently working as a Guest Relations Officer for Merit hotel. On a day-to-day basis I get to meet or work with people from everywhere." - Diyora Muattar from Uzbekistan

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