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Are you great with words and have a passion for football? Then you might be very interested in applying for this unique opportunity.

We’ve been asked by local media agency i-Jam Media to let you all know that their client www.hitc.com (Here is the City) is offering three paid internships during the world cup. This is an excellent opportunity to get your writing skills across to million of visitors to the site and work for a globally recognised news site from home!

Here’s the overview:


HITC are looking for World Cup interns. Interested? Then apply today

HITC have a maximum of 3 paid internships up for grabs for the duration of the World Cup, and are running a competition for individuals interested in working with one of football’s fastest-growing websites.

They are looking for talented individuals who can demonstrate a sound general knowledge of football, have excellent writing and analytical abilities, and a strong social media footprint.

HITC’s successful football franchise launched just two years ago,  and now has between 10-15m visits a month with writers in Australia, France, Mexico,  Mongolia, Sweden, the UK and the United States.

Interested candidates should simply send in an email to vic.daniels@hereisthecity.com with the subject line: HITC World Cup Intern Competition.

Further details will then be provided.

Deadline for entries – Friday, 23rd May, 2014

Looking for Physics undergraduates to have as an intern? Then read on as this initiative is perfect for you and your business.

SEPnet Funded Summer Internships 2014 – Call for Placement Projects for Physics Undergraduates

SEPnet Funded Summer Internships 2014

SEPnet Funded Summer Internships 2014

SEPnet (South East Physics Network) is a consortium of nine university physics departments including Hertfordshire, Kent, Portsmouth, London (Queen Mary, Royal Holloway), Southampton, Surrey, Sussex and Open University.

Who is the scheme aimed at?

Any organisations interested in recruiting physics graduates including large companies, research institutions and SMEs.

How does the SEPnet Funded Summer Internships 2014 work?

  • The scheme provides 30 university-funded, and additional employer-funded placements, to physics students to give them the opportunity to work for 8 weeks in industry in areas such as data analysis, mathematic modelling, research, product design and testing
  •  Students receive a bursary of £2,000 to cover their expenses
  •  Projects are selected based on academic merit and the potential for students to gain commercial awareness and soft skills such as communication and teamwork
  •  Placements take place from June to September (employers can extend placements to 10 weeks by funding the additional 2 weeks)

Benefits to Employers and Supervisors

  • Provides early access to bright, numerate students with excellent problem-solving and IT skills who may be potential future employees
  • Enables you to solve a challenge or problem and carry out projects you would not normally have time for
  • Can provide an invaluable resource, adding value to your business and offer a fresh perspective on your business challenges
  • All advertising, administration and placement support is handled by SEPnet to create a smooth, straightforward process
  • Employers participating in the scheme include National Physical Laboratory, Selex ES, QinetiQ, the Met Office, BAE Systems, Amec, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

And several SMEs

  • You can see examples of what the students can do by visiting their case studies: http://www.sepnet.ac.uk/students_employers/careers_placements/internships/case_studies.html
  • What employers have said:
    ‘Very satisfied with the whole process, organised and straightforward, with good students.’

    ‘The CVs that come through via SEPnet are very good.’
    ‘We took SEPnet students for the second year running this year and have been very impressed with the calibre of the students, their capabilities and the general high standard. For your records we have just made a permanent job offer to one of the students…’.

Next steps

If you would like to discuss the SEPnet Funded Summer Internships 201 further, please email or call me as soon as possible – s.j.spencer@sussex.ac.uk or 01273 872976