Funded internships

Our range of internship programmes offer funding to recruit a Sussex student or graduate for a defined period of time.

First-Generation Scholars summer internships 

Applications for employers now closed.
Organisations: companies of any size, sole traders, partnerships and charities
Interns/shadow students: current Sussex students
Duration: 8-week internships
Funding: full funding for internships

Find out more about First-Generation Scholars internships

First-Generation Scholars work shadowing

Organisations: companies of any size, sole traders, partnerships and charities 
Interns/shadow students: current first-year Sussex students 
Duration: two-day work shadowing
Funding: Unpaid

Find out more about work shadowing

Sussex Santander internship scheme

Applications for employers are now open.

Organisations: small- and medium-sized enterprises
Interns: recent Sussex graduates
Duration: 10 weeks  
Funding: part funding

Find out more about the Sussex Santander internships scheme

Effective internships

Read the Government’s guidance on internships to make sure you and your intern get the most out of the internship experience.

You can also contact our Placements and Work Experience team at if you have any questions.