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Employment & Internships

We offer a range of ways to employ or develop students and graduates. Read below for information on vacancy advertising, or on our various Internship Funding Schemes that support you while you increase the employability of a recent graduate.

This section of the website is devoted to live Q&A sessions with our own advisers or external employers. We will promote the Live Q&A’s in advance and you can also access session archives below.

Vacancy advertising

You can use the Careers & employability service to advertise:

  • Part time roles: please send an enquiry to We'll promote your role for no cost.
  • Placement positions: for either summer or yearlong roles. Please upload the role details to our online system.

If you would like to advertise an unpaid opportunity that is exempt from National Minimum Wage legislation please read our Vacancy Handling Policy and complete the Unpaid Opportunity Form.

  • Graduate positions: including immediate start vacancies for recent graduates and vacancies aimed at final year students who will graduate in the summer. Please upload the role details to our online system where we can promote to our final year students and graduates.

Internship funding schemes

The University of Lincoln provides funding schemes to support employers, details of which are below.  Contact us directly to discuss your requirements and which scheme would be best for you and your business:

University of Lincoln Graduate Internship Funding Scheme

This scheme provides £1,000 to any paid graduate-level internship lasting for a minimum of three months with at least 20 hours a week.

Read more in our PDF here.

Santander SME Internship Funding Scheme

The University of Lincoln have a partnership with Santander to provide funding to support student and graduate positions.  Sliding scale of funding available from £300 up to £1500.

Read more in our PDF here.

Innovation Programme for Greater Lincolnshire Funding Scheme

This scheme is available to Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire & North East Lincolnshire based & registered SMEs with 250 or less employees and annual turnover of less than £50 million or less. It is limited to the business and enterprise sector, and the supported project must be innovative. Roles must be paid. Depending on the length of the internship, funding is provided on a sliding scale from £1,500 for 3 months up to £3,000 for 6 months.

Read more in our PDF here.

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of interest in the funding scheme packages, availability and allocation of the funding is not confirmed or provided until the completion and exchange of the relevant internship agreement


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