Westminster Business School

Westminster Business School brings together education and industry by promoting work-based learning. We offer a flexible range of well-established placement and internship options to match your short/medium term business needs. If you would like to offer experience to a student through one of these specific accredited programmes please get in touch at wbs-bet@westminster.ac.uk.

Year-long Business Placements

  • One-year (48-52 weeks) full-time paid industrial placements to complement the student's degree in areas such as business management, marketing, HR and finance.
  • Placements start between June-September each year.
  • Full recruitment support available in terms of collating applications and organising interviews for vacancies exclusive to the University of Westminster.

Postgraduate Internships

  • Opportunity to employ our exceptional postgraduate business students, experienced professionals who have already held positions of responsibility overseas or in the UK.
  • Part time internships 14-20 hours from 6-12 weeks term time and full/part-time during the summer.
  • Internships should be paid National Minimum Wage or if unpaid, travel and lunch expenses should be covered.

International Undergraduate Internships

  • Study Abroad Students from reputable universities in the USA and the rest of the world opt to complement their academic studies with a voluntary work internship.
  • Internships are part-time at 14 hours a week, unpaid (with travel and lunch expenses) and last for 3 months, commencing in January. Candidates study a variety of disciplines ranging from finance and marketing to fashion and media.
  • Previous employers have also been able to bring a new dimension to projects by tapping into our students’ cultural knowledge, language skills and international experience.

Short-term Work Placements for Property Students

  • Two-week (70 hours) work experience for second year undergraduate students of Property and Planning or Real Estate.
  • Placements take place between June and September.
  • Paid or unpaid (with travel and lunch expenses), and either full or part-time. 

Apply for a grant through the Kickstart Scheme

If you are an employer looking to create jobs placements for young people, apply for funding as part of the Government's Kickstart Scheme.

Who can apply

You can use the Kickstart Scheme to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

You must make sure the roles are eligible for the scheme.

Apply for a grant through the Kickstart Scheme