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Warwick & Outside Resources

Work and Volunteer

Warwick Summer Internships - run annually, applications open Spring 2019. Over 120 positions typically available, both inside and outside the University.

Warwick Volunteers - the University's volunteering network, listing projects and opportunities for involvement throughout the year. Opportunities include supporting refugees, conservation work, volunteering in local schools, and supporting the homeless. Any volunteering position is an invaluable asset that shows your commitment to a cause, a key factor considered by employers.

Warwick in Africa - University project aimed at enhancing education in Africa/ It has now reached over 465,000 learners in 12 years.

Laksh Project (India) - Warwick supports the Laksh Foundation in Delhi. Students can volunteer in providing educational support in one of the project's five schools.

UniTemps - listing short-term employment opportunities connected to the University.

Warwick Students' Union Jobs - find a job working at one of Warwick SU's retail outlets.

Charity Jobs (Volunteering)

Departmental Outreach - University Departments, including GSD, run dedicated outreach and widening participation programmes in local schools and on campus. Please see the GSD "Engagement" section to find out more.

Skills

Warwick Skills Portfolio Award - The Skills Programmes at Warwick offer you a range of skills specific workshops which are designed to enable you to develop your academic, personal and professional skills.

Academic Writing Programme - As an undergraduate, your main form of examination is via written assignments, mostly essays and exam scripts. It is, therefore, essential to develop a good level of academic writing ability so that the content of your piece is coherent, fluent, clear and, most importantly, academically literate.

Counselling Service Workshops - The Counselling Service offer workshops on a broad range of issues - including essential study skills such as 'Managing Exam Anxiety', 'Managing Perfectionism' and 'Managing Procrastination'.

Sprint Programme for all female students. Covering a range of key development topics to help you take hold of your personal development and realise your ambitions. Each year there will be 3 undergraduate programmes scheduled.

Research and Funding

Undergraduate Research Support Scheme (URSS) - The scheme is designed to enable students to develop their capabilities as a researcher, to actively engage in the production of new knowledge at the University, and to provide an opportunity to inform choices for future study or employment.

Reinvention: an International Journal of Undergraduate research - Reinvention is an online, peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the publication of high-quality undergraduate student research. Click here to find out more.

British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) - The British Conference of Undergraduate Research promotes undergraduate research in all disciplines.

Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL) - offers funding for student projects/research of up to £1,000.

Lord Rootes Memorial Fund - funding for student research. Past projects have included "Canoeing the Continent 3000 miles from the Atlantic to the Black Sea", A world record attempt of cycling the Pan-American highway (Alaska to Ushuaia), Following the stories of Sarayaku people: a Journey in Ecuador to discover the heritage of indigenous communities

Opportunity Fund - The Opportunity Fund provides bursaries to clubs, societies and other groups of students as well as individual students to help fund extra-curricular activities. They are ‘one-off’ contributions aimed at supporting unique activities that will benefit the individuals involved and help enrich their Warwick experience.