Jobs for Students in Nigeria

Current openings in Nigeria

Once you settle in Nigeria as a student you might end up needing a part-time job to ease your financial necessities. At RocApply we try our best to link you with the best employment opportunities that cater to students who have a hectic study schedule. These opportunities are usually aligned to the student’s academic needs and expectations and help prepare the students for the bigger world.

English is still considered an elite language; therefore there is always a market for students that are willing to learn English in Nigeria. There is a high demand for English teachers in Nigeria and students that come from English speaking nations have an added advantage to teach English both online and in weekend classes to paying clients.

Students are encouraged to venture into this option. This is a great option for networking and creating business links with locals as most students are business people.

There are many opportunities to earn an income online. Students who cannot afford to commute to work daily or experience challenges with face to face interactions have the option to get online work as content creators, promoters, or marketers.

Students can be bloggers for brands, writers for online publications, and brand endorsers for local products if they have a good social media following. Social Media management for small companies is another possibility to consider when looking for online jobs. The advantage of online work is that they are flexible for students who require study time.

Nigeria has a booming film industry that is always looking at hiring people of different expertise. If you have a passion for film and television production, then Nigeria is a place to kick-start your career into the bigger scene.

You can choose from acting to production costs such as editing and sound engineering. We would advise students to consider this option when looking for part-time jobs.

Nigeria is a regular site for tourists coming from all over the world. Students can become tour guides for tourists coming in from their home countries into Nigeria. This will afford them extra money and also enable them to travel to different parts of the country and explore the beautiful lands of Nigeria.

Ask from your university administration if it provides internship opportunities for international students in Nigeria. Most universities have partnered with corporate companies to provide the latter with interns to expose them to the corporate world. This option will give you a more hands-on experience that is aligned with your career choice while you get a stipend.

"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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