Funded Internships

By 7th August 2018Skills on offer

Match funding is available from both universities to support organisations to provide quality work experience opportunities for students. Varying levels of funding are available for part- and full-time student and graduate internships.

We have developed guidance on funding, recruiting and supporting meaningful student internships:

We run workshops for organisations to meet the careers teams from both universities to discuss your needs and share good practice with other organisations. Please contact amy@bristolgreencapital.org for more information.

University of Bristol have two funded internship scheme open for applications:

SME Internship Scheme

The SME Internship Scheme provides £900 funding for SMEs to support full-time or part-time internships of at least 4 weeks (140 hours) in duration.  Your organisation will contribute ~£150 to the wages to ensure pay is at least £7.83 per hour. More information here.

Q-Step Quantitative Data Internships

The Q-Step Internship Scheme is available for organisations needed support with applied quantitative data analysis.  The scheme is part of a national initiative aimed at enhancing quantitative skills training for undergraduate students in the social sciences, better equipping them for work and research. The Q-Step Internship Scheme is managed by the Professional Liaison Network in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, we offer £900 towards 140-hour student internships this year. These can be full- or part-time and must be paid at Living Wage, so your organisation will need to contribute £150. Please email fssl-pln@bristol.ac.uk for more information or to apply for the scheme.

UWE Bristol have two funded internship schemes open for applications:

2018 Summer Internships Scheme

This scheme offers funding for small to medium sized enterprises to employ a UWE student intern for 10 weeks (full time). Funding is very limited and is allocated on a first come, first served basis. The scheme closes in mid-June 2018 or earlier if all money has been allocated.

UWE Bristol International Talent Internships Scheme

This scheme provides funding to employers who wish to recruit an international student intern to support international project work or export activity. The internship scheme part-funds an international student intern to work with an SME for eight weeks on a part-time basis. It is run in partnership with Santander.

More information on both of these schemes can be found on the UWE Bristol website.

Please note: the universities do not advertise unpaid internships or part-time work.