Work For Us

Thank you for your interest in joining Imperial College Union.??We are an?ambitious membership organisation?with inclusivity at our heart.?Everything we do is?focused on creating amazing experiences for Imperial students.?

Why choose Imperial College Union?

We are an exciting, inclusive membership charity and our core purpose is to represent, support and empower all 20,000 students studying at Imperial College London.?

For anyone who has not worked in the students’ union sector before, it is a fast-paced, exciting,?creative?and incredibly rewarding experience. We provide the services and support students need to empower them to get the most from their university experience.?

What we do

We are so much more than the Union bar!

  • Student Representation

    Student representation

    Empowering a network of student leaders and reps
    Enabling students to change their University experience

  • Advice Centre

    Student advice

    Independent and confidential advice service for Imperial students
    Dealing with academic and welfare issues

  • Theatre Performance

    Clubs, societies and projects

    Supporting over 380 different groups
    Building a fantastic student experience at Imperial

  • Media Centre

    Student media

    Supporting a variety of media volunteering roles
    Creating opportunities for students to build valuable skills and experience

  • FiveSixEight bar

    Events and venues

    Running a broad events programme with something for everyone
    Creating spaces for students to meet, study and socialise


At Imperial College Union, elected student representatives, student staff and career staff work collaboratively across all our services. This partnership is what makes us so special.?View our people structure.?

Our strategy

Our new Back to Basics strategy?sets out our exciting plans over the next few years. We are making lots of changes across our organisation to benefit our members. Won't you join us on our journey?

This is an amazing time to join Imperial College Union. Over the last year, we have consulted with our members and listened to their needs. Our new Back to Basics strategy?represents an exciting change for us and shows our commitment to providing the services and support Imperial students need to have a fantastic university experience.

Lloyd James, Union President

Imperial College Union?is a vibrant and exciting place to work.?Our?people have fun, work hard and are incredibly supportive of each other.?We want to attract?new staff who are?as committed to our mission and values as we are.?In collaboration with our members and the College, there is so much more we can achieve. I hope you will join us!

Thomas Flynn, Managing Director


Imperial College Union is?an?independent?organisation from?the?College.?

But the College manages our employee recruitment processes. This means all our people are entitled to all the same perks at Imperial College staff including?a great pension scheme and benefits package. ?

Imperial Perks & Benefits?

If you decide to apply for a role with us, you'll be taken to the Imperial College London website to complete the process.

Are you ready to join us?

We have partnered with BAME Recruitment, an agency that specialises in inclusive recruitment practice. We are committed to growing the diversity of our people so we more accurately reflect our members.?Inclusivity?is one of our core values and is central to the work we do for Imperial students. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life, as we know the diversity of our people is our greatest asset.

We will be recruiting around 20 new career positions this year to support us to deliver our ambitious strategy. You can see the current roles we have available below.

External (Lay) Trustee

We also have many casual positions across all our services and departments if you are interested in short term or temporary work.

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