An employer’s guide to Student Internships
The University of Central Lancashire is experienced in producing students who are ‘the ones to watch’ by providing them with a mix of sound academic theory and a range of current industry specific knowledge. Our Interns are:
We offer your business a real opportunity to recruit for six months to one year Interns who can work in a variety of trainee roles, such as:
Our 24 and 48 week internships expose students to the world of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Industry work. They are real competence based opportunities that allow students to develop their potential whilst adding value to the business environment they work in.
How Does It Work?
Once you have contacted our Internship Team we will advertise your vacancy and then we can help with the recruitment process as much or as little as you like. If you would like our help we can:
What we ask of you?
Before contemplating an internship you are required to do some preliminary research:
Your career goals should be identified, these will allow you to determine your options. You should seek out and talk to tutors who have visited interns and students who have undertaken an internship at the organisation you want to approach. In other words, educate yourself on your options. There is a series of seminars aimed at providing this information, so please attend. View the web site list of potential host organisations and past intern profiles as they will guide your thinking. Read widely about the destinations you are interested in and the organisation you wish to approach.
Planning: think, plan, question, prepare, evaluate
Expression of Interest
Labour Market Search – Secure your internship
Prepare for departure
Go on your Internship
Return: Complete your internship
For useful background information, please see the following blog: