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SME Summer Internship Programme 2017 - Talent Pool

£9.05 per hour (+ £1.09 holiday pay per hour)

Fixed Term Contract: 8 Weeks Full Time


WMG offers a number of invaluable internship opportunities that will enhance your C.V and build new contacts. These placements are ideal for ambitious and talented individuals who wish to make their first inroads into a successful career.

WMG is one of the world’s leading research and education groups, designing solutions and overcoming challenges through collaborative R&D and world class education. The WMG SME Group is a dynamic team based at the University of Warwick, pioneering university support for innovation in small and medium sized businesses. We accelerate productivity and growth in SMEs by applying research-led tools and techniques, building sustainable and collaborative relationships.

Each summer WMG SME Group offers up to 25 internships in SMEs across the UK. Working with supervision from WMG’s technology transfer engineers and innovation managers, the interns will work on developing new products and innovative approaches to address manufacturing challenges and technological innovation gaps.

Employed for 8 weeks by WMG, University of Warwick, and based between both WMG and the host business, you will gain hands-on industrial experience and access to the state-of-the-art facilities at WMG. Applicants must therefore be available for the full 8 week period.

Our areas of expertise:
  • Manufacturing
  • New Product Development
  • Materials Testing
  • Process Improvement
  • Software Development
  • Automation/Factory 4.0
  • Electronics
  • Studying or have graduated from a STEM degree subject at university
  • Highly motivated and able to show initiative
  • Have excellent project management and communication skills
  • Good problem-solving and creative, solution-building skills

These posts are not eligible for visa sponsorship, so applicants must have existing eligibility to work in the UK for the duration of the contract.

To register your interest for the upcoming summer internships please send your cover letter and CV to Jen Manerova, WMG Internship Officer, email address: alternativy email Please quote the reference number WMG000/17-TP in all correspondence.

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