Virtual internships have many benefits, such as accessing a wider diverse talent pool and providing greater flexibility for you and the intern.
There are many tasks and projects you can consider for a virtual intern. For example, you could hire an intern to lead a short-term project or develop communications or marketing material. These can be done remotely, so you wouldn’t need to provide office space.
Read our brochure to learn more about the benefits of an OU virtual internship.
There are many things to consider when hiring an intern, think about:
You’ll also find providing quality internships guidance on the Gov.uk site.
We run an internship programme in partnership with Santander Universities. If you're a small or medium sized organisation (SME), you may be able to apply for funding to help you engage students and graduates on short term placements.
We can help you hire an intern and advertise your vacancy on OpportunityHub, which is available to all OU students and recent graduates.
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Our online careers fairs are fantastic opportunities to connect directly with OU students and showcase your organisation. Taking part in OU Online TalentConnect is flexible and free of charge.
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