Make a virtual internship work for you and the intern

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.

Funding options for SMEs

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.

How we can help

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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OU Online Talent Connect

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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Learning and development options with the OU

Find out about the OU's outstanding learning and development solutions for Business and Apprenticeships