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Get Involved - PG Students

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Opportunities for postgraduates

Paid Internships

Gain work experience in public and community engagement by doing a paid internship for six weeks over the summer. You'll be hosted by an organisation in the West Midlands and funded by Warwick Institute of Engagement. Hosts will include arts and culture organisations (such as theatres, museums and galleries) and other charities and organisations working with and empowering their local communities. You will be paid the real Living Wage during the internship.

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Warwick Awards for Public and Community Engagement

These awards seek to recognise the vital contributions Warwick students and staff make in engaging the public. There are categories for individuals and teams and you can nominate yourself or someone else.

Second stage Nominations open 13th March! Keep an eye out for the next call for stage 1 nominations in early 2024.

Attend an event

Attend one of our Resonate events on or off campus as an audience member.

Help with an upcoming event

We have a rolling programme of events you can get involved in, from planning your own project or activity to being a helper on the day. The best way to combine training with practice is through our Warwick Award opportunities. You can also see what else is on the horizon in our events programme here. If you'd like to explore your options, get in touch with Helen at

IATL Public Engagement Module

This interdisciplinary module offered by the Institute of Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL) is available at 15 and 20 CATS to taught postgraduates from across the University of Warwick.

MASc in Community, Engagement and Belonging

How can we truly belong in a global community? On this innovative MASc degree students will cross disciplines to explore what it means to create purposeful change within local and global communities. Students will have the flexibility to shape the course around their own interests and career goals, while developing their research skills and expertise in community engagement.

This taught MASc is offered by the Liberal Arts Department in partnership with Warwick Institute of EngagementLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window.

Become a Fellow of WIE

  • An excellent addition to your CV
  • The chance to contribute strategically to Warwick’s vision for engagement
  • A great networking opportunity to meet colleagues from around the university from a variety of backgrounds

The most recent application window closed on 8th January; check here or sign up to our newsletter to find out when the next window opens.

WIE Collaboration and Co-Production Fund

Apply for up to £3,000 to support a collaborative engagement project.

Warwick Award

PGT students, earn points towards the Warwick Award by developing your skills and participating in a public engagement event.


We regularly run training and bring in external experts to support you to build your skills.


Online resources

Guides, templates, videos and more to help you develop your engagement practice.

Public engagement and your career

Explore how public engagement can help you develop the skills employers are looking for.

Paid opportunities

Sometimes there are paid opportunities to work on public engagement for WIE. These can be found through Warwick Welcome Service or Unitemps. Academic departments might also offer paid opportunities from time to time; ask your department how you can find out about those.