Work with Our Students

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Looking for student talent in your business?

From working on live briefs as part of their studies to taking on internships and placements, our students and alumni have honed both their craft and the professional skills to succeed in the workplace. 

Tap into Falmouth University's student talent by connecting with our employability service, RealWORKS, or contacting our creative agency, Mayn Creative.

Connect with our employability service, RealWORKS

We work with local, national and global partners to ensure our students and graduates get access to the best opportunities.

If you're an employer, see how you can connect with Falmouth's courageous thinkers, complex problem solvers and multi-skilled team players, below. 

If you've got a question or want to find out more information about opportunities with RealWORKS, just get in touch with the team.

 

Get in touch

 

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We work with local, national and global businesses to ensure great career opportunities are available to our students and graduates. Connect with Falmouth to promote or advertise:

  • Job opportunities, internships and graduate schemes
  • Competitions and events
  • Live project briefs and freelance work
  • One-year industry placements
  • Part-time, term-time and campus jobs
  • Funded employment schemes
  • International internships and job opportunities

Get in touch

E: realworks@falmouth.ac.uk

Through the dedicated career platform Handshake, employers can connect with our students and alumni, post job opportunities, organise interviews, promote events and actively search candidate profiles – all free of charge. 

Join us on Handshake today and advertise your current opportunities.

Some helpful guidelines before registering:

  • At Falmouth, we believe in equal opportunity for all students and therefore will only promote paid positions. Roles must meet the UK national living wage, or international equivalent.
  • During term-time, it is recommended that current students only work 15 hours per week.
  • The job board is frequented by graduates and alumni seeking full-time and part-time roles, please also consider posting more experienced roles alongside entry-level positions.
  • We are committed to providing students access to great opportunities across the industry and are proud to work with real living wage and disability confident employers.

Register now

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We are happy to discuss new ways to connect industry with students. Our team can support in identifying potential partnerships and helping businesses build collaborations with courses and students. If you have some ideas, contact us on realworks@falmouth.ac.uk 

If you're looking for virtual space to connect with our students in 2021-2022, please email realworks@falmouth.ac.uk  

We're delighted to be launching a project-based, micro-internship scheme with subsidised funding for businesses from September 2021.   

We're inviting local, regional, and national businesses to partner with us to create opportunities for our students to work on dedicated projects, helping your team launch new initiatives or sustain existing projects.  

  • Funding available to support creative internships within your business
  • Internships to address clearly defined, innovative project briefs, 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
  • Further information on the scheme and funding available upon application 

Create an internship opportunity

Looking for a creative agency?

With a focus on photography and film, Mayn Creative bridges education and industry, offering clients the creative skills and fresh approaches of current and former students. In turn, students and graduates get to test, enhance and validate their skills in a commercial environment.

Find out more about Mayn
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