Non-EEA international students can only take up part-time casual employment in Ireland if they are:
• full-time students
• fully registered for the entire academic year
Minimum wage for an experienced worker over the age of 18 is €9.25 per hour.
Part-time work means a maximum limit of 20 working hours per week.
Non-EEA international students are able to work full-time during two periods of the year – the traditional summer and winter holidays for academic programmes.
- Summer: 21 May–31 August
- Winter: 18 December–8 January
Full-time work means a maximum limit of 40 working hours per week.
International students who fit the above conditions and wish to take up work in Ireland must have a Personal Public Services (PPS) number.