Find out how to gain relevant work experience through an internship while you study.

What are internships?

Internships are an opportunity for students or graduates to work in a profession they are interested in. Internships are typcially anywhere between two and 12 weeks.

All internships in the UK should be paid unless you’re doing voluntary work, you don’t have an employment contract or you are doing work experience as part of a course. 

If you are an undergraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for a Career Lab UK summer internship or the Online Global Summer Internship Programme which are paid internships exclusive to Sussex students.

If you are an international student, try Student Circus. You can browse job listings that sponsor the Skilled Worker Visa, internships, and placements. You can also access the Career Ignition Hub, an eLearning portal that contains step-by-step tutorials to help you launch your UK career. It features expert videos, quizzes, and worksheets, templates and resources.

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