Santander Universities Employability Scheme

This is a collaborative scheme between the Heriot-Watt University Careers and Graduate Futures Service, Santander Universities and Small and Medium Sized (SME) Organisations. The programme works to offer talented students and graduates paid opportunities of between 4 and 8 weeks.

Who can take part?

Employers:

  • an organisation can take part if they have less than 250 staff and an annual turnover of less than £50 million
  • organisation must be UK registered company, sole trader or partnership
  • you can offer valuable work experience that helps students and graduates increase their employability

Students/Graduates:

  • final year undergraduate students
  • postgraduate students
  • graduates (within two years of graduation)

What are the benefits?

Employers:

  • open up your company to new skills and ideas from our talented students and graduates
  • receive support in promotion of internships

Students/Graduates:

  • £9.25 per hour up to the maximum £1,000 (maximum of 35 hours per week)
  • gain workplace experience
  • enhance your CV and employability skills
     

For more information, please download the Information Sheets below, or contact Karen Beattie