Funded internships with Santander

​What is a Santander internship?

The Santander Internship Programme provides Cardiff Met students or recent graduates paid-for work experience within an SME for up to 10 weeks full time. Part-time options are available, working patterns are decided between the student and the company.

What are the benefits to me?

Completing a Santander Internship allows individuals to:

  • Gain valuable experience by contributing to a real business project
  • Develop new skills
  • Gain an insight into an industry
  • Develop strong links with a company opening up potential for future employment 

How much will I be paid?

Participants of the Santander Internship Scheme will be paid a minimum of £306.25 per week, based on a 35 hour week. For internships between 1 and 2 weeks, Santander will fund £306.25 per week. For internships up to 10 weeks, Santander will fund £1531.25 which will be matched by the employer.*

How do I start an Internship?

Cardiff Met students and graduates can arrange an internship in one of three ways:

  • Register your interest by subscribing to our mailing list and keep up to date with current opportunities.
  • Visit MetHub to view and apply for current Santander Internships - the company will then manage the shortlisting and interviewing.
  • Arrange an internship with a desired company (making sure they meet the company requirements) and ask them to contact or call 0292 041 6542 to register for the scheme.


*Funding differs for internships located within the boroughs of Greater London, please speak to the team for more information.