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Nottingham Internship Scheme


Why not join the hundreds of SMEs* that have employed our talented students and graduates through the Nottingham Internship Scheme?

By taking on a University of Nottingham student or graduate intern you can:

  • get fresh perspectives that will add value to your business
  • recruit to a range of job areas including research, digital marketing, project management, engineering and many more
  • use internships as a flexible recruitment tool for project-based roles (8–12 weeks) or as a gateway to longer-term employment
  • receive a grant towards the cost of employing an intern

Your next steps

Recruit an intern


Find out more about the scheme

Are you a student?

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Interested in finding out more about the scheme?

Complete our form

  • Please complete this form and we will get back to you to discuss your interest in the scheme.
  • Contact name
  • Please indicate whether you wish to receive information about our future internship programmes.


Find out what employers have to say

Impression Digital - Aaron Dicks, Managing Director

"The scheme has enabled us recruit new talent to the business – achieving a 100% conversion rate!"


Protolan- Emma Brown, Head of Project Management

"We wanted to gain fresh perspectives and skillsets from the interns to help us build our business."


Green's Mill and Science Centre - Jamie Duff, Heritage Development Officer

"We wanted our intern to help with the redevelopment of  our centre and exhibition space."



Contact us

Any questions? Please email or ring George Lycett 0115 74 84526

Email George 

*Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are companies consisting of fewer than 250 people and with a turnover of less than 50 million euros or an annual balance sheet not exceeding 43 million euros. 


Santander Universities
The Nottingham Internship Scheme receives funding from Santander Universities. Read their terms and conditions.


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