Santander Universities Internship Scheme


The University of Birmingham has received funding from Santander to work with exciting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), creating paid, full-time 10 week placement opportunities.

  • Are you in your final year of study?
  • Or have you graduated from the University of Birmingham in the past two years?
  • Are you looking for paid work experience?

These pay £300 per week and provide the successful candidates with amazing opportunities to gain invaluable experience in a wide range of industry settings. If you would like to kick-start your career and build valuable experience fast, this is a great way to do it.

We are receiving details of new opportunities continuously and will provide the details on this page, as well as through our Careers Connect database. Please remember to check back here regularly, to ensure that you don't miss any application deadlines.

Current opportunities

Social Media Intern, Thyme (PDF - 135KB)

Thyme is an exciting new start up, supplying frozen gourmet food. They are on a mission to change how people perceive frozen food and to convince people frozen is best!

  • Role: Social Media Intern
  • Duties: Significantly develop Thyme’s Facebook and Instagram following, as well as increase web traffic.
  • Degree/discipline: Any discipline
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / Warwickshire
  • Deadline: 3 March 2017



Marketing and PR Intern, Kajans Womens Enterprise Ltd (PDF - 460KB)

Kajans is a not-for-profit social business working to ‘empower individuals and transform communities.’

  • Role: Marketing and PR Intern
  • Duties: Vigorously drive traffic to Kajans crowd funding campaign across the worldwide-web, optimising all tools available by deploying a range of mediums (social media, press and radio) in order to widen participation.
  • Degree/discipline: Any discipline
  • Salary/Days Per Week/Location: £150 per week / 2.5 days per week / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 28 February 2017



Digital Publishing Intern, Rezonence Ltd (PDF - 293KB)

Rezonence is an AdTech company where the media/advertising world meets technology, making it part of a fast growing, dynamic and exciting industry. 

  • Role: Digital Publishing Intern
  • Duties: The role is based within the publishing team, but will dovetail with the wider team, supporting sales, account management and lead generation.  
  • Salary/location: £300 per week / Covent Garden, London
  • Deadline: 16 March 2017



Events and Operations Executive, VPAR (PDF - 143KB)

VPAR is an innovative live golf scoring system that enables everybody on the golf course to see where all players stand in a competition via a real-time leader board.

  • Role: Events and Operations Executive
  • Duties: Assist in VPAR’s main aim to become the World’s leading golf technology company by 2020. Candidates will be asked to not only assist but manage events across the UK and Europe. You will be involved in account management, logistics, sales, marketing, financial planning, player registration, welcoming and demonstrating VPAR to players and being a point of contact for the client both on-course and in the clubhouse
  • Degree/discipline: Any discipline. However, an interest in golf and the development of the game is preferable
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / London
  • Deadline: 17 March 2017


Digital Media Executive, JustSayPlease Ltd (PDF - 136KB)

JustSayPlease is one of the UK’s leading comparison service providers, working with high profile clients across the comparison sector.

  • Role: Digital Media Executive
  • Duties: Working within the content team, writing news stories, articles and SEO based content
  • Degree/discipline: Any discipline
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / Solihull
  • Deadline: Apply ASAP


Resourcing Assistant, Seed Event Solutions Ltd (PDF - 119KB)

Seed Event Solutions Ltd works with young people to provide bespoke staff solutions to the events industry.

  • Role: Resourcing Assistant
  • Duties: Working in the office liaising with staff pre/post event and also out on site. Office work will include at least one of the following focuses: marketing, recruitment and team selection
  • Degree/discipline: Any discipline
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 31 May 2017


Customer Success Intern, Natural HR (PDF - 100KB)

Natural HR, a global supplier of HR software was founded in 2010. The Birmingham City based firm is a small, but agile and entrepreneurial technology start up with rapid growth plans for the next 5 years. This will be our first internship role at Natural HR and we are keen that it provides real world experience of the HR software industry, with the potential to lead to future employment for the right candidate.

  • Role: Customer Success Intern
  • Duties: At the end of the internship you will have gained experience in supporting and implementing software to mid-sized companies around the world and been exposed to other elements including sales, marketing, product development and more
  • Degree/discipline: Business-related degrees
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 28 February 2017


Business Support Executive, Energy Controls Group (PDF - 96KB)

Energy Controls Group is the UK’s leading supplier of SMART and pre-payment electricity meters to the secondary (sub-metering) market.  We also host our own market-leading energy management software where our client can view, monitor and manage their energy usage.

  • Role: Business Support Executive
  • Duties: The successful applicant will provide support for new systems implementation and associated processes
  • Degree/discipline: All; business, marketing and IT desirable
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / Warwickshire
  • Deadline: 28 February 2017


Software Developer Graduate Internship, GENEO, Leamington Spa (PDF - 130KB)

GENEO Consulting Limited is a company with a team of dynamic and vibrant Lean and Operational Excellence experts and enthusiasts, with experience in a wide range of sectors.

  • Role: Software Developer
  • Duties: Front-end and backend development
  • Salary/location: £300 per week / Leamington Spa
  • Deadline: ASAP



Posted on Monday 12th October 2015