Reading University Internship Programme Now Open

Reading University is inviting SMEs to submit meaningful, project based summer internship proposals lasting 6-8 weeks.

On offer:

  • An application framework that enables you to reach Reading University students and graduates, but keeps you in control of selecting the right candidate
  • Grants to support the salary costs of an intern
  • An opportunity to employ a talented student or graduate with a skillset that you require for a 6-8 week period over the summer
  • To find out more please check the Employer Handbook

Eligibility criteria

  • You are an SME with 1-250 employees
  • Looking to grow your talent pipeline by offering meaningful work experience and a genuine learning experience to a Reading student or graduate
  • In need of the resource to complete a project that could be supported by one of the University’s students?
  • Within commuting distance of Reading
  • Able to offer a professional or business environment in which an intern can be based (not home based).

Next steps

  • Please read through the Employer Handbook which provides full details about the scheme, including the recruitment support and grants available
  • The initial deadline to submit an internship proposal is 16th March 2018

How to submit an internship proposal

Once you have finalised your Job Description, you can submit your internship proposal via the University’s online portal, one of the team will then be in touch to confirm the proposal and any grant available.

If you have any further queries after reviewing the Employer Handbook, please do get in touch with the Careers team on 0118 378 8359 or email



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