Santander’s Small and Medium Enterprise Student and Graduate Internship Placement scheme

Santander’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs – i.e. companies with between 1 and 249 employees) Student and Graduate Internship programme provides funding to support student and graduate positions.

The intern will be paid a minimum of £306 per week based on a 35 hour week.

The following funding is available:

o For internships of between 1 and 2 weeks – Santander will provide £306 per week with no match funding requirement from companies.
o For internships of between 2 and 10 weeks, Santander will provide match funding from participating companies up to £1,531.

Eligible companies must meet the following criteria:

o The company must be a registered SME with less than 250 employees and an annual turnover of £50 million pounds or less.
o The company should be registered and based in the UK. This includes companies, sole traders, partnerships and charities.
o Be a current student or recent graduate (completed their course within three years) from the University of Lincoln.
o The role duration must be between 1 and 10 weeks.
o The role can be full time or part time (full time positions are based on 35 hours per week – part time needs to be equivalent of these hours), and
o The graduate or student is carrying out work that is deemed to be of ‘graduate’ level.

Applications may be made at any time.

Further information is available on the Santander website.

Contact details for the scheme are:

Lesley O’Donnell
Employability Information Manager
University of Lincoln
Careers & Employability
Brayford Pool
Tel: 01522 837861