B-Experienced Internships Programme

B-Experienced exclusive  Internships and work experience

Grow your business by recruiting interns from a pool of talented students and graduates who want to make an impact through our B-Experienced Internships Programme.

  • Do you want to add knowledge to your workforce?
  • Are you lacking resources to enable your growth?
  • Are you looking to appoint fresh thinking to your team?
  • Do you need expert insight to take the next step?

The University of Birmingham’s Careers Network department is working with employers to create bespoke internship opportunities available exclusively to UoB students and recent graduates from a variety of disciplines and across all degree levels. 

We will help you to address your unique skills gaps and recruitment challenges by connecting you with the best talent in the region, whether this is to support with any ongoing work required to grow your business or with specific projects.

The benefits of the B-Experienced Internships Programme

  • You will get bespoke support from a member of the Internships Team to build your role and receive advice and guidance throughout the recruitment process.
  • The team will arrange targeted promotion of your role to ensure that we connect you with the most suitable candidates.
  • You will get access to a diverse pool of candidates from a wide range of disciplines, including our postgraduate community and recent graduates.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with emerging talent from the University of Birmingham and help to support our students’ career development through practical work experience and mentorship.
  • Funding may be available for eligible employers; further information can be found below.

When can an internship take place?

This is a fully flexible programme with the option for internships to take place throughout the year, and these can be undertaken full-time or part-time, to suit you and the successful candidate.  We encourage all types of internships in terms of including in-person, hybrid or fully remote, and we’ll work with you to find the perfect duration to suit your business needs.

The team will endeavour to help you fill in any urgent recruitment gaps if necessary, however please be advised the recruitment process may take on average 6-8 weeks to complete. We advise that you provide as much information as you can in your expression of interest to help us identify how we might be able to accommodate your needs.

Funding

If funding is a barrier to recruitment for you, please get in touch following your expression of interest to discuss options. The funding available will be prioritised to local SMEs, start-ups, social enterprises, third sector and public sector employers, and it will be awarded via bursaries paid directly to the intern by the university.

Register your interest

If you are interested in recruiting through our programme, please register your interest via the below link and a member of the team will be in touch shortly.

B-Experienced - interest form

Contact the Internships team

To find out more about the programme and ask any questions you may have, please contact internships@contacts.bham.ac.uk.