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Student internships

Our student internships can boost your CV and kickstart a potential future career.

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You can develop key recruitment skills, gain valuable work experience and start to build your professional network.

All internships are project based. Most are part time and last for a duration of 4 to 12 weeks.

You will be paid £9.93 per hour and will be paid on the 22 of each month, following the submission of a timesheet.

To discuss the student internships in more detail, please contact our Student Internship Programme Team by emailing internships@yorksj.ac.uk or call 01904 876 519.

As well as offering our Student Internship Programme all year we also offer two programmes at specific times of the year:

  • Summer Internship Programme: June to September
  • YSJ On Campus Internship Programme: September to May

Summer Internship Programme 2021

  • Paid virtual opportunities over the summer
  • Internships are mainly for organisations in York or the surrounding area but working from home
  • Internships will start from mid-June to September
  • Internships are mostly part time over 120 hours over 4 to 12 weeks
  • In order to apply, you must be a current undergraduate student at YSJ in the academic year 2020/21 with your current course continuing in 2021/22 or a postgraduate student in 2020/21. 

YSJ On Campus Internship Programme 2020/21

  • All opportunities are with departments at YSJ
  • Internships will be available between September and May
  • Any current student at York St John University can apply, including postgraduates
  • Opportunities vary from business administration, events management to creating website content and more.

How to apply

  • All internships are advertised on LaunchPad Online
  • You will need to download an application form here and submit this to internships@yorksj.ac.uk along with your CV
  • Please read the Role Description before completing your application and make sure you give examples of how you meet the criteria
  • You can apply for multiple internships but you will need to complete a separate application form for each one
  • Please remember you can book an appointment with a Careers Advisor if you need help with your application.

On Campus Application Form (DOC 79 kB)

Student Summer Internship Application Form (DOC 80.4 kB)

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