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GradMatch: for MMU Graduates

The scheme is currently closed but may be opening later on in the year for 2016 graduates. You can find 100s of graduate roles advertised online via My Career Hub throughout the year.

What is a GradMatch internship?

GradMatch places recent MMU graduates with local employers on short-term internships. GradMatch internships are a great way of gaining crucial work experience to ensure you stand out from the competition. Previous internships have been in a range of roles including marketing, PR, IT, research, science and project management.   All internships are graduate level and will be advertised via My Career Hub.

To read how a previous GradMatch intern benefitted from the scheme, check out our blog. If you would prefer to source your own internship, please contact the GradMatch team to discuss this.

Who can apply?

GradMatch is designed for new MMU graduates who are eligible to work in the UK. To be eligible, you should have completed your course this year and graduated in July 2015. If you are unsure about your eligibility please get in touch and we will check this out for you.

What types of internship will be available?

Employers can come to us with a wide range of possible internships including Marketing, PR, IT, Research, Science and Project Management. All internships will be graduate level and will be advertised on My Career Hub. If you already have an idea for where you would like to intern and would prefer to source your own internship, please contact the GradMatch team to discuss.

How do I apply

Applications are now open. Please log on to My Career Hub and complete the online application form. If you are using My Career Hub for the first time, download the instructions on how to do this. The GradMatch team will then contact you about any internships which match your skills, location and interest, but you will also be able to find details of all available internships by searching the job vacancies on My Career Hub.

Start dates for internships will be between 23rd November 2015 and 11th January 2016

Can I get any help in writing my CV/Application Form?

MMU graduates are able to use the Careers Service for 3 years after graduation. If you would like someone to read over your application or CV, just drop in to the Employability Hub in the Business School any weekday between 1pm and 4pm. If you would prefer to book a specific time or would like general careers advice, please call 0161 247 3483.

MMU internships

MMU also offer a Graduate Internship Scheme which places MMU graduates into roles across the university.

Employers

Find out more about recruiting an intern for your business.

’’The service was great, the team spent time to see what kind of internship I was looking for and found a great opportunity for me. If you are struggling to find employment after graduation the GradMatch scheme is a great way to kick-start your career!‘‘