Impact Internships

Available exclusively to final year students (including postgraduates) and graduates at University of Birmingham, an Impact Internship is your chance to:

  • Experience the excitement of working in a start-up, small to medium sized enterprise (SME), or social enterprise
  • Develop a wide range of skills whilst getting paid
  • Make a huge impact within an organisation
  • Apply knowledge from your studies to an innovative smaller business

impact internships

Summer 2019 internships - OPEN NOW

We have various paid internships available with Start-Ups and SMEs for you to apply to.  The closing date for all opportunities is Sunday 16 June 2019.  To read all the information on the role and to apply, you will need to follow the link on each vacancy which will take you to Careers Connect.  You will be required to log in using your student login details to view the opportunity.  Applications will be made directly to the organisation.

You can apply to as many internships as you would like, however, you will only be able accept one opportunity.

Click on the three headings below to view all of the vacancies.

Overview

The internships take place either in the autumn term or during the summer vacation.

The University of Birmingham is working with start-ups based in a number of innovation, research and creative hubs to create internship opportunities for students. This internship programme provides students with the opportunity to help shape and deliver the strategic plans of some of the most innovative start-ups across the Midlands.  These businesses will have less than 250 employees.

Start-up and SME internships (20 days - full time or part time)

Internships with Start-Ups and SMEs are open to final year students (including postgraduates) as well as recent graduates.

  • Artist Liaison Internship, Fierce Festival, 20 days full time. Apply here
  • Gamification/UX Designer Internship, Sempai, 20 days full time. Apply here
  • Marketing Internship, Beyond Brand Group Limited, 20 days part time. Apply here 

Start-up and SME internships (50 days - full time or part time)

Internships with Start-Ups and SMEs are open to final year students (including postgraduates) as well as recent graduates.

  • Competitor Intelligence and Market Analysis Graduate Internship, Safety Advisor, 50 days full time. Apply now
  • Data Science Consultant Graduate Internship, U Squared, 50 days full time. Apply here
  • Marketing Graduate Internship, Goldfish, 10 weeks full time. Apply here
  • Marketing Graduate InternshipBlack Fire Tequila, 50 days full time (x2 roles). Apply now
  • Platform Developer Graduate Internship, PRPSFL Ltd, 20 or 50 day full time. Apply here

 

Former intern

Economics student

“This internship has given me more of an insight into what needs to be done in terms of setting up a business and because of this opportunity I would I say I feel more confident if I was to go and do that.”

Careers Network is working in partnership with the Development & Alumni Relations Office to support the 10k Lives Appeal, which is a celebration of opportunities for 10,000 young people.  Your participation in this activity may be counted as part of the campaign. Your name and student ID number will be shared with DARO and further information about how they use your data can be found in their “Frequently asked questions” section.

Contact

If you have any questions about Impact Internships, please contact internships@contacts.bham.ac.uk