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Funded Microinternships from Falmouth University

Date: 12 Aug

Falmouth University is launching a project-based, micro-internship scheme, with subsidised funding for businesses from September 2021.

They are inviting local businesses to partner with them to create opportunities for their students to work on dedicated projects, helping your team to  launch new initiatives or sustain existing projects.

Examples of the types of work students could undertake ranges from (but not limited to) content creation, market-analysis, logo design and branding, to photography, copy writing and research.

RealWORKS Micro-internships supports our students from underrepresented groups to gain valuable industry experience whilst in their studies.

Key info

  • Funding available to support creative internships within your business
  • Internships to address clearly defined, innovative project brief, suitable for students applying for their first graduate level role
  • An internship is 30 hours to be completed within 2-6 weeks
  • Internships can be remote, face to face, or a hybrid
  • Students will be paid at the Real National Living Wage rate


There’s a sliding scale for cost based on organisation size – from no cost upwards:

Type of organisation Our Funding Limit Cost to Employer per-internship (30 hours)
Charity/NGO Full 60 Hours, per organisation per year.


Can be up to 2 students.

(Up to 10 staff)
85% £42.75

(11-249 Staff)

75% £71.25


(250+ Staff)
25% £213.75


If you’re keen to engage, please do get in touch via [email protected].