Discovery Internships for Level 5 and 6 Students

Discovery Internships

Are you a second or final year student at LJMU (level 5 and 6) looking to gain valuable workplace experience and enhance your employability skills? Look no further! LJMU is offering the opportunity to undertake a paid 'Discovery Internship' with a local organisation that will provide you with hands-on experience, invaluable insights into your chosen field, and the opportunity to test your career ideas. 

What Are Discovery Internships? 

Discovery Internships are 105-hour, paid internships with local organizations that will run concurrently with your studies.  

Key Dates to Remember 

  • Applications Open: Monday 18 September 2023 

  • Application Deadline: Friday 6 October 2023 (midnight) 

  • Interviews: Before Friday 27 October 2023 

  • Internships Begin: Week beginning Monday 30 October 2023 (start dates may vary slightly) 


How to Apply 

Applications for Discovery Internships are available through Unitemps, LJMU's own recruitment agency. If you're already registered with Unitemps, you can start applying right away. If not, you can register to become eligible for internship applications. The best part? You can apply for as many internships as you want! 

Why Should You Apply? 

Participating in a Discovery Internship offers a plethora of benefits: 

  • Test Career Ideas: Explore different career paths and discover what truly resonates with you. 

  • Gain Valuable Skills: Develop practical skills that will set you apart in your chosen field. 

  • Build a Strong CV: Collect tangible experience and examples to enhance your future job applications. 

  • Clarify Career Goals: Determine if your internship aligns with your post-graduation career aspirations. 

  • Demonstrate Commitment: Showcase your dedication and enthusiasm to potential employers. 

  • Earn Money: Receive a living wage, providing you with some extra spending money. 


Get Support for Your Application 

If you need assistance with your CV, application form, or interview preparation, the LJMU Student Futures team is here to help. You can book a 30-minute careers meeting with one of our experienced advisers to receive personalized guidance. 

Additionally, access our digital careers apps, including CV builder (ideal for creating your first CV), CV360 (to polish your CV), and interview360 (to practice interview questions and scenarios) in Careers Zone 24/7. 

Explore Exciting Opportunities 

Take a look at some of the exciting internship opportunities available: 

  • 5D Health Protection Group - Junior Research Scientist 

  • Chasing the Stigma - Data Insights and Research Officer 

  • Draw and Code - Production Runner and Operations Assistant 

  • D-Squared CAD Services LTD - Trainee Design Engineer 

  • Evolving Mindset - Social Media Co-ordinator 

  • FEMSS LIMITED - Fashion PR Junior and Fashion Designer Junior 

  • Jayne Moore Media - PR and Marketing Executive 

  • Kays Medical - HR Intern 

  • Knowsley Council - Climate Assistant 

  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport - Finance Intern and Marketing Intern 

  • Local Solutions - Marketing Intern 

  • Meee Global - Business Assistant 

  • Men and Women's Pactmatality - Social Media and Website Marketing and Business Development Intern 

  • Merseyside Environmental Service - Project Assistant x2 (Biobank and Assistant Ecologist) 

  • Mind Class LTD - Broadcast Journalist 

  • Omega Life and Morpheus VR - Junior Software Development 

  • Open Culture - Arts Marketing Assistant 

  • RaRa Education - Race and Equity Officers 

  • Red Run Limited - Marketing Assistant 

  • RM Social Media - Social Media Content Manager 

  • Ruby Sparrow Design - General Manager 

  • Smithdown Social Arts Hub - Website/Social Media Content Creator 

  • Strawberry Field - Steps at Strawberry Field Project Assistant 

  • Transform Lives - Community Engagement and Research Assistant 

  • Wirral Unplugged - Graphic Designer/Digital Illustrator 


Don't Miss Out! 

These internships are a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career and gain practical experience in your chosen field. Get ready to explore exciting career prospects with LJMU's Discovery Internships.

Discover, learn, and grow with LJMU! 

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