Find Flexible Summer Jobs via App

Are you looking for a summer job during the semester break that doesn’t require you to speak German? In the Zenjob app, you can work part-time in English without having to sacrifice all your free time. We match you with summer jobs from a wide range of industries and you pick the shifts that suit you best. Without writing a single application!

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In our summer jobs, you can work as a stagehand at festivals and concerts. The image shows a young man and woman working backstage.

The summer jobs at Zenjob take place within the framework of short-term employment. The advantage? There is no earnings limit and you decide when and how often you work.

Summer jobs for you

If you’re looking for English-speaking jobs in the summer or during the Christmas season, Zenjob is the right place for you. In our app, you’ll find a variety of summer jobs for all experience levels. Plus, to make sure you can spend the money you earn during the semester break, you’ll receive half of your gross wage as an advance payment a few days after you finish your shift.

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Work in a kitchen

During seasonal peaks such as the summer holidays, the demand for temporary staff in the food service industry is particularly high. One of the most popular jobs for English-speaking students is working in kitchens. As a kitchen helper, you support the chefs and waiters by prepping food and keeping the kitchen clean.

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One of the most popular summer jobs in our app is working as a kitchen helper. The image shows a young man washing a large pan in a restaurant kitchen.

Summer jobs at events

Summertime is the peak season for concerts, festivals, sporting events and conventions. Our partner companies rely on lots of temp staff to work as stagehands, cloakroom attendants, service staff and more. Looking for something fun to do during the semester break? How about earning money while seeing your favourite band live?

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The image shows a young woman pour beer at an event. Summer jobs like this are very popular in the Zenjob app.

How do I find an English summer job in Germany?

If you search for English-speaking summer jobs in Germany, you won’t necessarily only find results where you don’t have to speak German at all. It is much more likely that you’ll find jobs that require you to speak both English and German. Not so with Zenjob.

In our job app, you can specify in your profile how good your German skills are. If you don’t want to work in German, we will only match you with jobs in English.

Please note that we offer short-term jobs which means you have to meet some requirements to use Zenjob.

  • You must be over 18 years old.
  • You need to have good English or German skills.
  • You must be a full-time student at an officially recognized university.
  • You need a valid German ID or passport with a work permit in Germany.
  • You need a valid certificate of enrolment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung).
  • You must have a place of residence in Germany, a German social security number (Sozialversicherungsnummer), and European health insurance.

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Jobs near you

You can find suitable summer jobs in major German cities like Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, and Cologne or in smaller towns like Leipzig, Heidelberg, and Freiburg. Sign up and find jobs near you.

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