Anybody Have any Ideas about Jobs in Italy?

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1. Posted by Nyankee571 (Budding Member 2 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Hey guys I'll be going to Italy within the year to live in Rome for a year just for the experience. I'm wondering does anyone have any advice on how to pick up ''illegal'' or undocumented jobs in Italy? What jobs should I go towards that are most likely to hire someone like that? Any Ideas? The help would be greatly appreciated....Jake

2. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Would it not be simpler to apply for a work permit?

3. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Hello Nyankee:)

U could try things like mowing lawns and other domestic chores, or offering to help people practice their English for a fee. There are often child minders and baby sitters required in Italy, but I dont know how many parents would be openminded enough to hire a guy for that.

Also, dont rely too much on illegal work, to provide u with all the money u need, to live on, in Italy. My guess is that it will would be very difficult to earn that much, even with a work permit. There is a lot of unemployment in Italy.


[ Edit: Edited on Sep 5, 2007, at 5:34 AM by Mel. ]

4. Posted by gil1980 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

Like all countries, Italy has legal requirements for foreigners who want to work there. If you already have Italian language ability, this will help you in getting job. You can find technology specialist and language teacher jobs. Pay for teaching job is $2500 to $5000, depending on where and what you teach. If teaching is not an option, then there are administrative positions that do not require any special education. Other opportunities include careers in tourism, art restoration and fashion design.

[ Edit: Sorry, no promos please. ]

5. Posted by bentivogli (Respected Member 2398 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

I assume you're going there on a student visa? Then I suggest you don't jeopardise your stay by working illegally, and build up sufficient funds before you go. Besides, with the employment situation as it currently is, where even people with a PhD deliver newspapers because there is nothing else for them to do, it will be virtually impossible to find something.