About RMIT On Demand

RMIT On Demand is a freelance marketplace connecting businesses to skilled students and recent graduates for hourly, daily, project based or temporary paid work opportunities.


The RMIT On Demand team work with our talented student and graduate workforce and industry partners to provide a full recruitment service that includes accessing a pre-screened talent pool, tracking timesheets electronically and providing a full payroll service. RMIT On Demand has partnered with Sidekicker to provide an easy to use, flexible and cost effective recruitment platform.

Adam Seedsman, RMIT Executive Director of Global Partnerships and Engagement, “RMIT On Demand demonstrates RMIT’s commitment to providing a student and industry partner experience which delivers for both today’s employment requirements and the future of work. We are thrilled to be able to provide a platform that gives our students access to paid industry work, while ensuring a fuss-free and easy recruitment process for industry.”

How it works

Job categories

Students and recent graduates are recruited with the following skill sets. New categories will be introduced over time so let us know if you are a business looking to hire in a different line of work or an RMIT student or graduate looking for jobs in another industry

How does the RMIT and Sidekicker partnership work?

  • RMIT has partnered with Sidekicker to provide our students, graduates and industry partners access to a simple and effective recruitment platform to manage the job posting and application process, talent pools and payroll

  • Sidekicker is backed by Seek and is an established company specialising in casual and temporary staffing: https://sidekicker.com/au/

  • RMIT On Demand students and graduates are employed directly by Sidekicker similar to a casual recruitment agency arrangement

  • Online weekly timesheets ensure that students are paid in a timely manner for work performed. The Sidekicker platform ensures students are paid the correct rate for the industry, their qualifications and responsibilities

  • Businesses pay Sidekicker via invoice or credit card. Employee wage obligations are met, including tax, super and insurance

  • RMIT On Demand Students and Graduates are  required to complete a range of compliance checks including a Health and Safety online module to help them understand the support frameworks in place for a safe working environment and a Right to Work check to ensure their eligibility to work in Australia

  • International student hours are monitored to adhere to visa obligations (i.e. maximum 20 hours per week).

Key Benefits

  • Earn money at guaranteed industry award rates

  • No need to worry about chasing payment

  • Increase industry skills through real world work projects connected to your studies at RMIT

  • One platform - mobile notifications, easy application process, online timesheets

  • Learn about how to operate within the freelance and gig economy

  • Assurance of vetted, high quality RMIT students and recent graduates

  • Ability to access top talent before they hit the market

  • Easy to use platform - from posting a job to timesheet approval

  • Low recruitment fees (10% service fee)

  • Transparent candidate profiles with ratings & reviews

  • Sidekicker take care of all wage obligations - award rates, tax, super and insurance.

  • Enhance employability and job readiness for our graduates

  • A program that offers a smooth transition between a being student, graduate and becoming alumni

  • Industry insights are fed into program curriculum

Students & Graduates

Earn extra cash and experience via hourly and daily work in your area of study.


Access pre-screened top talent fast for hourly and daily work.