Paid graduate internships, only for University of Birmingham candidates

Have yougraduated from the University of Birmingham in the past two years? Are you looking for paid work experience? The University of Birmingham has received funding from Santander to work with exciting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), creating paid, full-time three-month placement opportunities. These pay £1,000 per month 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

  • Junior Developer graduate internship with Reapit Recruitment (PDF - 212KB). We are currently looking for a developer to join our Projects Team in the Solihull office. The successful candidate will work within the existing development team and focus on a variety of project based development. Apply ASAP
  • Operations executive and software developer internship with Glide (PDF - 216KB). Glide makes bills simple for tenants and property businesses. We are currently offering two roles for students to join our team in the centre of Birmingham. Both of these positions are key roles giving excellent experience of working in either operations or software development. Application deadline: 13 June 2015
  • Graduate trainee internship with Armada in Bromsgrove (PDF - 230KB).We are seeking high calibre graduates to join us, initially on a 3 month work experience placement, which could then become a permanent position. We do have permanent vacancies and we love to have work experience staff join our permanent team during their placement. Working with senior staff, you will help to develop user assistance systems for our clients. As we are a training company, you will have the opportunity to attend some of our training courses too. You will be graduating from the University of Birmingham this summer, or will have graduated from the University of Birmingham within the last two years, ideally with a good grade. Subject is less important than having a bright, positive outlook on life and a good work ethic. Application deadline: 19 September 2014
  • Marketing graduate internship with Health Exchange (PDF - 243KB). This is a 12 week long paid graduate internship, only for candidates who have graduated from the University of Birmingham in the last two years. The purpose is to support the marketing strategies for Health Exchange that allows the company to move forward in a positive and proactive way. This will be undertaken by various means through web, social media, press releases and writing. The intern will also support the knowledge of the organisation by engaging in various research projects. Application deadline: 29 August 2014
  • Data Analyst graduate internship with Health Exchange (PDF - 192KB). The successful applicant will support the Data Lead in analytical and relational database tasks, as well as undertake research and evaluation activities that will support the development and growth of Health Exchange services. This includes the composition of reports for internal use and fulfilling research and analytical requests made by the CEO, Senior Management Team, and personnel overseeing services and geographical areas. The Data Analysis Assistant (Intern) will also be involved in maintaining and developing Health Exchange’s internal relational database systems. Application deadline: 29 August 2014
  • Marketing & Dev Officer for Shop for Change Graduate Internship with i-SE (PDF - 234KB). We are a leading business support organisation working to support the development of entrepreneurs, social business and new enterprise within Birmingham and the wider Midlands area. Established in 1998, iSE has significant expertise and an extensive track record in delivering professional business support to nurture and grow entrepreneurs, leading to the creation of sustainable social business. In conjunction with the business development team and CEO, the successful candidate will prepare a plan and implement activity over the duration of the placement; update business and product information on Shop for Change; market Shop for Change using social media. Application deadline: 29 August 2014

Case study

Samantha Sturley did a Santander-funded internship with Armada; read about her experiences.

Posted on Monday 28th July 2014