The Santander Universities SME Internship Programme supports final year students and recent graduates to gain work experience within a local small or medium enterprise through paid internships. The programme also supports local businesses to attract and retain the best talent.

For students

All available opportunities are advertised on our Jobs section as we receive them from the local employers. Please check the website regularly and follow the instructions in the advert to apply. If you are interested in other internships, please visit This scheme does not offer work experience with Santander.

For local employers

Applications for funding for 2018/2019 are now open.

Terms and Conditions

To request funding for a role, please email us at  with a role description and start date, as well as confirmation that you are able to retain the intern in a graduate position.