Kick-start your career

Internships & Placements

Internships & Placements

Kick-start your professional experience.

A sandwich placement with FDM is a great way to gain professional insight and build your skills as part of your degree.

  • Spend 12 months in a role relevant to your studies
  • Learn industry-relevant skills working on projects that impact the business.
  • Work as a part of one of FDM’s departmental teams alongside experienced professionals.
  • Grow your professional network and a rewarding career path.

Why FDM

We provide you with an immersive placement experience.

  • Paid placements with competitive salary working with the UK’s leading IT graduate employer
  • Opportunities in a variety of business specialties including data analysis, IT support, research and development, recruitment, marketing, finance and more
  • Flexible start dates offered between June and September
  • Learn in-demand skills working with teams of experienced professionals
  • Exposure to our fun and dynamic working environment

Selection and Recruitment

Essential Criteria

  • Professional and enthusiastic, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • An undergraduate registered on a four-year sandwich/industrial placement degree
  • Demonstrable interest in business and IT with a drive to build a successful career
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ambitious with great ideas and ready to take up a challenge

Locations

  • London
  • Leeds
  • Glasgow

Degrees

  • These opportunities are for students registered on a four-year sandwich/industrial placement degree.

Placement Opportunities for 2019-2020

  • Sales (London)
  • HR (Leeds)
  • Diversity and Inclusion (London)
  • Learning and Development (London)
  • Academy (London)
  • Assessment Centre Coordinator (London)
  • Recruitment, Marketing & Events (Leeds and Glasgow)
  • Data Analyst (London)
  • Internal Development (Leeds)

Apply

Applications are now closed for 2019

University Placement Stories

Hear about the first-hand experiences of some of our Placement students:

FDM has been a fantastic experience! It has been a thoroughly supportive environment during my placement and I’ve undoubtedly developed invaluable skills which will benefit my career

Liam Vance, Recruitment, Events and Marketing placement student, University of Leeds

The people that work here are what truly make FDM great. I’ve had the pleasure of working in a supportive, hardworking team and I feel grateful to have gained so much knowledge and experience from this company during my placement year as a Project Coordinator in the Diversity and Inclusion Team.”

Abies Iriowen, Diversity and Inclusion Placement Student, University of Hertfordshire

Make the most of your summer.

An internship with FDM is a great way to start your career and make the most of your summer, whether you’re looking for a career in IT or exploring options within wider business operations.

  • Apply to the FDM Intern Programme.
  • Learn industry-relevant skills working on projects that impact the business.
  • Work as a part of one of FDM’s departmental teams alongside experienced professionals.
  • Grow your professional network and a rewarding career path.

Why FDM

  • Eight-week paid internship working with the UK’s leading graduate employer
  • Opportunities in a variety of business specialities including IT, marketing, sales, HR, people development and more
  • Induction period includes relevant training for your role
  • Learn in-demand skills working with teams of experienced professionals
  • Exposure to our fun and dynamic working environment
  • Collaborative project working alongside other undergraduate interns

Selection and Recruitment

Essential Criteria

  • Professional and enthusiastic, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • An undergraduate in your penultimate year of study
  • Demonstrable interest in business and IT with a drive to build a successful career
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ambitious with great ideas and ready to take up a challenge
  • Available for the full eight-week internship duration

Duration

  • June – August 2019

Locations

  • London
  • Leeds
  • Glasgow
  • Brighton

Degree

  • The diversity of FDMers is one of our greatest strengths. All degree specialities are invited to apply.

Internship Opportunities

  • Technical
  • HR
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Business Intelligence
  • Finance

Apply

Applications are now closed for 2019

 

Intern Stories

Hear about the first-hand experiences of some of our interns:

SANDWICH PLACEMENTS