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Paid internship opportunities for students and graduates

Are you a current student or graduate from the University of Salford looking to gain from relevant paid work experience?

The Santander SME Internship programme is open to all University of Salford students and graduates.

The internships are based with small to medium sized employers (SME's) in the Greater Manchester area across a variety of sectors. The duration of the internships will be between 1-10 weeks based on the needs of the employer. 

They are paid opportunities and you can earn £300 per week.

What is an internship?

An internship is a short or fixed term period of supervised work experience that is usually related to your study and/or chosen profession or trade.

Why are internships important?

It is an excellent opportunity to gain invaluable first-hand experience within a real business, to use and develop your skills and to enhance your CV and employability. View success stories of students who have benefitted from an internship.

All live vacancies will be displayed below and you will need to log in to the website to view the opportunities and apply for the roles. By clicking on the links you will be forwarded to the login page.

In addition to this, you need to register your interest in the scheme by uploading your details on the Santander website. Following registration, a member of the Employer Liaison Team at the University of Salford will contact you to discuss what type of roles  you are looking for and advise on suitable opportunities and offer guidance on how to apply for the positions.

Alternatively, if you know of an SME in the local area that is looking to recruit a student or graduate on an internship you can put them in touch with the Employer Liaison Team to discuss the opportunity further: or call 0161 295 4179

Dates for the internships: vacancies will run January 2017 – end of October 2017. The vacancies are flexible and can be on a part time, full time basis, half time basis. Hours and duration can be discussed with the employer at interview. 

Who is eligible to apply?

The internships are open to all students from the University of Salford and graduates from the University of Salford.

Please note: these internship positions are based on a 35 hour working week or part time for 17.5 hours. Students in full time study can only embark on full time work over the inter-semester breaks. Students taking up part time work must ensure that it does not affect their studies. All applicants will require the necessary right to work in the UK and international students may be subject to visa restrictions - please check eligibility before applying. 

Only applicants who meet eligibility criteria and have not already benefitted from a Santander funded scheme may apply for an internship.


Internship Opportunities

Computer Science / IT Related Internships

#4 Software Developer - Broadstone Engage

#11 Web Designer / Marketing - Seven Bro7thers Brewery (either part time or full time) 

#9 Data Analyst - Creation 360 Ltd

#25 Software Developer – Roar IT Ltd 

# 41 Digital Content Executive - Captured Proposals

#44 Web developer / Product Intern - MDS

#53 Web designer - Broughton Trust 

#58 Software Development and Data Analytics - Astrimar

#60 Junior Web/Graphic Designer and Videographer - Ecomnova 

Marketing/Events Management/Business Related Internships

#2 Events Manager - Dirt Factory    

#3 Marketing AssistantDirt Factory

#19 Digital Marketing Student  - John Blaylock Music Ltd

#20 Cycle Club Assistant - Simply Cycling

#28 Business Management Executive Internship - Grassroots Recruitment Limited

#30 Junior Marketing Executive Internship - Baselift Ltd

#40 General Assistant – Chefwise

# 41 Digital Content Executive - Captured Proposals

# 42 Marketing Assistant Internship - FRJ Business and Marketing Solutions

# 43 German Speaking Marketing Assistant - AVAKINO LIMITED

#47 Social Media - UKTogether Limited

#48 Human Resoucres - UKTogether Limited

#49 Marketing & PR - UKTogether Limited

#52 Telemarketing Executive - Solutions For Business

#55 Marketing and Communications Intern

#56 Digital Marketing Consultant - Clear Horizon

#57 Content and Communications Manager - Stretford Public Hall

#59 Wedding and Evets Assistant - La Belle Epoque

#60 Junior Web/Graphic Designer and Videographer - Ecomnova 

#61 Internship Coordinator - Careers & Enterprise - University of Salford

Creative Internships