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Our Micro-Internship programme connects employers with a Queen Mary University of London intern, who will commit 40 hours of their time to a designated project.

What are the benefits?

  • Gain real insight and input by hiring a competitively selected intern with relevant skills
  • Help the next generation of your industry to secure valuable work experience
  • Use the opportunity to trial a potential future employee
  • Promote your business, its culture and its brand
  • Limited time commitment for hiring managers, thanks to training and support provided by Queen Mary Careers and Enterprise staff
  • All participating students have access to comprehensive training and support package from the university
  • No financial cost

How to get involved

Internship project submission are currently open and will be closing in early December.

To register your organisation on our system and to submit your micro internship project online please visit our Target Connect page. When submitting your project, please ensure it is added as a ‘Placement’ and not an ‘Opportunity’.

For further guidance on the registration process, take a look at our Guide to Submitting a Micro-Internship Programme Proposal [PDF 11,022KB]

Key Dates

Spring Dates Summer Dates  
4th December 2023 6th May 2024 Deadline for employer project submissions
29th January 2024 29th May 2024 All applications sent to host employers
14th February 2024 12th June 2024 Deadline for hosts to provide names of chosen interns 
w/c 4th March 2024 w/c 1st July 2024 Micro-internships begin this week
w/c 1st April 2024 w/c 29th July 2024 Micro internships end this week

What are micro internships?

Find out more about our micro internships programme.

Find out more

Terms and Conditions

Take a look at our terms and conditions for taking part in the programme.

Terms and Conditions

Get in touch with us

Email us with any questions you have about the programme

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