Santander Universities Internship Scheme

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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

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

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International Development Assistant, Otracosa Network (Gateway Internship)

Gateway internships and work experience opportunities are designed to support students from certain priority groups.

  • Role: Gateway internship – International Development Assistant
  • Duties: The intern will build the profile of OCN through stakeholder engagement and visits, media and online coverage, events and fairs in the U.K.
  • Degree/discipline: International Development, Marketing, Global studies, Politics.
  • Salary/Location: £60 per day for 10 days (flexible) / Warwick
  • Deadline: 30 March 2017

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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: 31 March 2017

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Marketing and PR Intern for Crowdfunding Campaign, 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: 31 March 2017

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Policy Research Placement, Eastside Projects (Gateway Internship)

Gateway internships and work experience opportunities are designed to support students from certain priority groups.

  • Role: Gateway internship – Policy Research Placement
  • Duties: Research and summarise structures of policy making and campaigning to inform ‘Policy Show’ project that will launch in the gallery in Autumn 2017
  • Degree/discipline: Anthropology, Political Science, History, International Law, Ethics and Politics.
  • Salary/Location: £60 per day for 10 days (flexible) / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 1 April 2017

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Marketing Assistant, Miss Macaroon Group Ltd (PDF - 353KB)

Miss Macaroon Group is a social enterprise, providing marginalised young people real work experience and future prospects. 

  • Role: Marketing Assistant
  • Duties: Develop the organisation's social media channels and marketing plan, support the sales admin by creating marketing assets as required.
  • Degree/discipline: A degree in either a language or marketing would be preferable.
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 3 April 2017

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Social Media Intern, Thyme (PDF - 368KB)

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: 7 April 2017

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Festival Staffing Support, Seed Event Solutions Ltd (PDF - 292KB)

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

  • Role: Festival Staffing Support
  • 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 / London
  • Deadline: 11 April 2017

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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: 14 April 2017

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Art Gallery Assistant, Polish Expats Association (Gateway Internship)

Gateway internships and work experience opportunities are designed to support students from certain priority groups.

  • Role: Gateway internship – Art Gallery Assistant
  • Duties: The intern will contribute to the artistic development, administration and management of a vibrant cultural venue, its arts programme and associated creative projects.
  • Degree/discipline: All art departments and everyone who is art lover.
  • Salary/Location: £60 per day for 10 days (flexible) / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 15 April 2017

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Data Science Intern, Printastic (PDF - 364KB)

Printastic are an ambitious and fast-growing tech startup that is developing a mobile app for generating photo books from the photos on a user’s phone.

  • Role: Data Science Intern
  • Duties: The intern will research and develop new technology, which will either be based on improving our Magic Book technology, or improving our internal neural network model for predicting customer behaviour. 
  • Degree/discipline: Computer Science, although applications will be considered from talented applicants with a different background
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / London
  • Deadline: 1 May 2017

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Communications Intern, Ikon Gallery (Gateway Internship)

Gateway internships and work experience opportunities are designed to support students from certain priority groups.

  • Role: Gateway Internship - Communications Intern
  • Duties: Contribute to the efficient and effective delivery of Ikon’s Marketing/Communications strategy and support the development and execution of creative Marketing/Communications campaigns
  • Degree/discipline: Any degree considered as long as the person specification is met
  • Salary/Hours/Location: £60 per day / 2 days per week / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 5 May 2017

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Finance Intern, Young People Matter (Gateway Internship)

Gateway internships and work experience opportunities are designed to support students from certain priority groups.

  • Role: Gateway Internship - Finance Intern
  • Duties: Help to develop the YPM business plan and advise on the financial strength of the seven activity areas of YPM
  • Degree/discipline: Finance, Accounting, Economics or ability to demonstrate necessary financial skills
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / London
  • Deadline: 5 May 2017

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Internship with Handsworth Association of Schools (Gateway Internship)

Gateway internships and work experience opportunities are designed to support students from certain priority groups.

  • Role: Gateway Internship - Handsworth Association of Schools
  • Duties: Support the association on a series of marketing, data analysis and research projects
  • Degree/discipline: Any degree considered
  • Salary/Location: £300 per week / Birmingham
  • Deadline: 5 May 2017

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Posted on Monday 12th October 2015