• Have I left it too late to find a placement or internship starting in 2017?

    Published: Wednesday, 08 March 2017


    You started second year with good intentions, but you haven't made as many job applications as you would have liked because of lab deadlines, coursework and the like and now its already week 6 of the second semester. Have you left it too late to find a placement? The answer is no. Although some schemes have closed, lots of good vacancies are still available. Some options below:

    If you need any help with any of the above, help is available from your personal tutor, Mabel Yau (LF26), the careers service and myself.

    Info Employer Description Salary Location Closing Date
        Exclusive to University of Manchester These placements are only open to UoM students      
    2mL036K FDM Group Security Analyst Placement 2017 Reporting to the Information Security Officer, the ISO governs the Information Security Team, facilitating FDM's IT Security efforts across its global estate. This includes vulnerability management, ethical hacking and accreditation across the full IT security spectrum.  During the year there is the opportunity to understand all aspects of the business. The role sometimes involves processing a number of complex tasks therefore the ideal person needs to be task orientated, extremely organised, and able to multitask with a keen eye for detail. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in IT security and be able to evidence that.  £18,000 London 09/03/2017
    2n5bRgh FDM Group Analyst Developer Placement 2017 The Analyst Developer works within the Development and Delivery team facilitating FDM's IT development and deployment efforts across its global estate. This involves working across the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to create, manage and deploy software capabilities including application development. Financial Systems, Salesforce, HR systems and SAP are just some of the software areas of focus during your placement.  £18,000 London 09/03/2017
        Closing This Week      
    2l7wj3C   BlueBay Asset Management LLP IT & Projects Internship 2017   The role will gain exposure to many areas of IT management, project support, and administration required to run an efficient IT department. The candidate should have a keen interest in Financial services, business analysis, project management and the whole spectrum of IT including core infrastructure, data centres, networks, cyber security & software development. Competitive London - Mayfair 10/03/2017
    2mGhL7b   Smart Document Solutions Ltd Junior Software Engineer Placement 2017 We are looking for two individuals who can demonstrate a passion for software development working with devices, databases and websites, who would like to join an exciting, innovative team of like-minded people.  To be confirmed Manchester and Macclesfield 13/03/2017
        New This Week      
    2n52wFf   Innovative Technology Data Scientist Placement 2017 You'll focus on the research and development of both traditional and cutting-edge machine learning algorithms for use with current and future products.  You'll develop novel classification and training algorithms for automated transactions and offer mathematical support to key business areas. Competitive Oldham, Manchester 27/03/2017
    2lNKXZ5 GE (General Electric) Information Technology Placement / Internship 2017 The opportunities you can apply to include:  ¥ Business - can include project management, business intelligence/reporting, IT infrastructure to implementation activities and IT compliance.  ¥ Technical - can include application/web development, security/controllership, defining business requirements for a new tool, supporting the implementation of a new system and providing technical support/engaging with end users.  Competitive UK wide 31/03/2017
    2lNjc30 GE (General Electric) Software Engineering Placement / Internship 2017 The opportunities available will cover all aspects of Software Engineering from software design and integration to testing. Depending on skillset and role requirements, you will develop your programming languages skills in (but not limited to) Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Raspberry Pi and/or Arduino. You could be analysing requirements, designing an application or defining a test specification. You could be supporting with configuration management, database development and system monitoring and engaging with internal and external customers and third party vendors.  Competitive UK wide 31/03/2017
    2mLdB1X Expedia.com Ltd Product Analyst Industrial Placement 2017 Throughout your placement, you will develop experience with web analytics tools (Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics etc) and Experience with online experimentation via proprietary or off-the-shelf products (e.g. SiteSpect, Test&Target, Optimizely, Maxymizer etc)  Competitive London 01/04/2017
        Other Deadlines      
    2lRTaMR Caterva Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Placements 2017 Caterva has a fast cycle develop, test and deployment process, that will give the successful candidates unbeatable professional experience for their future. Also, interns will have freedom on deciding how their development is implemented, giving meaningful responsibility throughout the cycle. Most importantly, the interns will be able to see how their work performs and adds value to the company £1600 - £1,750 per month plus benefits Pullach, Germany 16/03/2017
    2l7xEHL   Shout Platform Ltd. Mobile App Developer 2017 Minimum £17,000, rising depending on experience Manchester 18/03/2017
    2mzK08l   Shout Platform Ltd. Back End developer Minimum £17,000, rising depending on experience Manchester 18/03/2017
    2mG5X4O   RCI Financial Services Ltd IT Placement Scheme 2017 We have x2 fantastic placement opportunities within our IS department, One within the Development Team and another within the Organisations & Project Team (OP).  £18,000 Watford 19/03/2017
    2moH7ub   ARM Ltd IT Placement 2017 As an intern at ARM, you will have the opportunity to work on real projects that have real impact, while also building on key skills for your future studies and employment. We believe in developing talent for the future, and therefore aim to offer many of our interns a graduate position once they have finished their studies. Competitive Cambridge 19/03/2017
    2msg00q BMW Group Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Placements 2017 You will be involved in supporting IT application processes. Tasks to be undertaken will include incident management, problem management, change management, reporting, business impact analysis, intranet maintenance and authorisation requests.  Competitive Sussex 19/03/2017
    2lNEiyf BMW Group Production Network Placements 2017 Competitive Oxford/Coleshill 19/03/2017
    2moHeG7   OCLC Trainee Software Developer Placement 2017 You will be based in our Sheffield office as a Software Developer in our WorldShare UI Frameworks team, who are delivering key strategic projects as part of the development of our Cloud based WorldShare suite. Surrounded by circa 30 enthusiastic engineers, architects and developers, you will have the opportunity to collaborate across a global engineering division of more than 300 employees. £16,500 Sheffield 20/03/2017
    2mskdS6 LANDESK (AppSense) Software Tester Placement 2017 LANDESK (Appsense) is the global leader in User Environment Management (UEM) with over 3,000 enterprise customers worldwide that have deployed to over 7 million desktops. LANDESK / AppSense DesktopNow and DataNow enable IT teams to deliver the ultimate user experience and productivity across physical and virtual desktops while optimizing security and reducing operational and infrastructure costs.  LANDESK / AppSense are now seeking passionate and talented individuals to join our Industrial Placement Scheme as a Student Software Tester. As a placement student you will join a world class team of Development, Research and QA teams based in Daresbury, Warrington.  £17,000 Daresbury 24/03/2017
    2n5gtD3 Sopra Steria Software Development Placement Programme 2017 On our Software Development Placement Programme you will be working within teams of experienced developers to create software solutions across a huge range of applications enabling our clients to make the best use of information technology. You could be attending design meetings, liaising with clients, writing, developing, testing and reviewing code or supporting existing applications.  Competitive Belfast, London and Scotland 26/03/2017
    2l7uZ0I   Feral Interactive Game Developer Placement 2017 Feral Interactive, a leading developer and publisher of AAA games for Mac and Linux, is offering year-long industrial placements to university students currently studying Computer Science or a related degree.  Our game developer placements involve working on real game code: you'll be porting top PC and console releases to Mac, Linux or mobile platforms. You'll also help to develop our in-house tools and support the overall development process.  £17,000 - £18,000 London 31/03/2017
    2ljpLdn   Jap Parts Europe Ltd Junior Web Developer / Designer Placement 2017 Do you have a passion for all things automotive? Japspeed are seeking a bright and proactive web developer / designer; who will own the design, build and maintenance processes for our brand websites stocking performance car tuning parts. You will be a reliable and energetic team player with a drive for all things cars – whether its Import, European or American you will be able to indulge your petrolhead with like-minded people here.  To be confirmed Manchester 31/03/2017
    2msh7xb Mentor Graphics Software Engineer Placement 2017 Mentor's IESD division develops CAPITAL, a software suite used globally by automotive and aerospace manufacturers and wire harness suppliers to enhance their electrical distribution system (EDS) design and manufacturing flows. We have 11-month internship programmes available for IT and Computer Science undergraduates. The successful candidates will be fully integrated into our existing teams where they will use and improve their skills and knowledge on key software engineering and QA projects.  £17,500 Altrincham and Newbury 31/03/2017
    2mvh5Fd Abaco Systems Embedded Software Engineering Internship 2017 Software engineers are responsible for the design, development and test of real-time embedded software. Implementation uses C and is targeted at hardware platforms such as PowerPC and the latest Intel generation. We have a long history of alliance partnerships with leading Operating Systems (OS) suppliers such as WindRiver, Green Hills and Linux. Software Engineers will work with Product Managers and Hardware Engineers in order to provide an exceptional software product for our military and aerospace customers. Approx £18,000 Towcester 31/03/2017
    2mLf7kB NSG Group Group Information Services Placement 2017 A 12-month student placement is available within Application Services, Group IS, at our UK Head Office in Lathom, nr Ormskirk, commencing in Summer 2017. The main purpose of the role will be to work with system requestors from the NSG Group core businesses to design and implement standardised and specialist applications in line with the requestors' functional requirements.  £17,000 Lathom. Lancashire 31/03/2017
    2lu3v15   CME Group IT Placement 2017 CME is looking for undergraduates on computing related courses who have hands-on experience of software development in either C# or JAVA. They will be involved in a variety of software development projects, and may also be asked to help with some support tasks. £14 per hour London 01/04/2017
    2masiIM MBDA Undergraduate Software Engineer Placement 2017 With an industry shift towards ever more software intensive solutions, SET specifically, are recruiting some of the top science and technology literate students in the country.  We are therefore keen to recruit from The University of Manchester and offer those students specialising in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Engineering who share our ethos for excellence, the opportunity to work in this innovative and exciting state of the art environment.  Competitive Stevenage (Hertfordshire) and Bristol 01/04/2017
    2mWadhs ARM Ltd CPU  Physical Implementation Industrial Placement 2017 This is a tremendous opportunity to become a part of the ARM Cambridge Design Centre on a 12-month industrial placement. You will join a small and talented team enjoying the opportunity to innovate and make significant contributions, whilst employing leading-edge technologies and methodologies.  This successful team has been central to the development of recent products including Cortex-A53 (part of big-LITTLE), through to the smallest and most energy efficient Cortex-M0+ processors. Competitive Cambridge 28/04/2017
    2mLlHry JamieAi Data Scientist We are currently seeking talented individuals, at both an internship and graduate level, who wish to pursue a career in the dynamic world of data analytics and science.  The Role:  The successful candidates will have a passion for problem solving, and using their technical skills to make a real impact on business decisions.  Competitive Nationwide 07/05/2017
    2lNQAXd Interlink Software Services Ltd Industrial Placement Opportunities 2017 You'll work as part of team delivering live projects with real timelines which is currently focused on developing a new scalable SaaS platform. Interlink Software has formed a sister company called MyITOps Ltd to develop a new SaaS brand that is being designed to be become market leader in its field. The projects you will be assigned to are designed to challenge, stimulate and stretch you while developing your potential. In the team your work will involve the design and development of a solution built across a number of different technology stacks. This position represents an excellent opportunity for talented junior developers. £15,000 Cheshire 14/05/2017
    2lNN5jr BEIER360 Limited Software Developer Placement Looking for a talented, hard-working, and reliable software developer who is proficient in the C# language to support the day-to-day running of a fast-growing E-commerce, software, and technology company.  You will work in a team and will be assigned various tasks that you are expected to complete within agreed time frames. Tasks that will be assigned to you can include prototyping, automating windows/web applications, data-mining and web scrapping, database design and deployment and mobile app development.    Sheffield 26/05/2017
    2n56Wfc Saville Assessment, A Towers Watson Company Work Placement IT Developer 2017 IT is at the core of what we do. If you are looking to work with a number of blue chip clients, and are committed to delivering service excellence with all our products, using the latest technology then you will be working with like-minded individuals, applying your skills and interest and building on them with ongoing training.  Competitive Esher, Surrey 08/06/2017
    2lRUr6z Web Applications UK Ltd Software Engineer Industrial Placement 2017 All our placement students work as Software Engineers. You'll work on our clients' systems and gain experience of every aspect of the software development cycle. Writing code in a variety of different languages, you will be exposed to a full range of the latest technologies.  £14,000 Oldham 24/06/2017
    2maEKII Alert Logic Software Engineer Intern 2017 As a Software Engineer Intern, you will learn the critical responsibilities of the Cloud Insight Development Team, designing and developing a next generation cloud security solution. Be part of an extremely talented, creative, and focused group of engineers delivering a groundbreaking product. Apply your skills in a complex distributed system at scale, where your choices and design tradeoffs matter. Engage with and learn how to develop, test, and deploy high quality micro services in our software-as-a-service backend, using agile processes and a continuous integration/delivery pipeline. Paid internship Cardiff 28/07/2017
    2lNwhte bet365 Limited Software Engineer The technology team is seeking smart, ambitious, and committed Software Developers who have a desire to learn and thrive on a challenge, to join a tried and tested graduate development plan providing the required support to develop you into a fully-fledged IT professional.  This is an exciting opportunity to begin an IT career within software development, working with the world's favourite online sports betting company, and you could help us continue to move forward and lead the way in this exciting industry.  Competitive Staffordshire 31/07/2017
    2mvjPTb Bloomberg Software Engineer Industrial Placement 2017 Bloomberg software engineers develop impactful solutions to complex, real-world problems. This is no different for our placement students. Engineering placements take ownership of their projects under the mentorship of full-time software engineers. We are looking for top computer science students who are passionate about technology and eager to learn in our high energy, fast-paced environment.  Competitive London 01/09/2017

    Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this leaflet. However, CareersLink is a live vacancy handling system and adverts posted by employers are subject to change. CareersLink technical support: careerslink@manchester.ac.uk

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    You started second year with good intentions, but you haven't made as many job applciations as you would have liked because of lab deadlines, coursework and the like and now its already week 6 of the second semester. Have you left it too late to find a placement? The answer is no. Although some schemes have closed, lots of good vacancies are still available. Some options below:

    If you need any help with any of the above, help is available from your personal tutor, Mabel Yau (LF26), The careers service and myself.

    Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this leaflet. However, CareersLink is a live vacancy handling system and adverts posted by employers are subject to change. CareersLink technical support: careerslink@manchester.ac.uk

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