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New internship opportunities available through the Breakthrough Internships programme

12 February 2013

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The University of Westminster is pleased to be able to announce its participation in a new Breakthrough Internships programme sponsored by Santander Universities.

The Breakthrough Internships initiative aims to connect Westminster students and graduates with local, fast-growth small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) through paid, three-month work placements.

These internships provide an amazing opportunity to gain real work experience within some of the most innovative, dynamic and entrepreneurial companies in the UK. In return, the Breakthrough Internship initiative allows businesses to engage with the best of the student and graduate community.

We have eight internship positions open to current University of Westminster students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, and recent alumni (graduating between 2010-2012) with current vacancies within marketing, hospitality, events and conference management, and international trading.

Some internships are scheduled to take place over the summer, while others have a more immediate start date. All internships, however, must have commenced by 31st May 2013 at the very latest.

Details of all our internships and information on how to apply for one of these fantastic opportunities are available on the University’s Vacancy & Events Listings site (Prospects Net)


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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