Student Consulting Group (Talent Pool) -

  • Closing date: Recruitment ongoing all year
  • Ideal start date: Ongoing
  • Internship length: 1 year, casual contract
  • Location: Keele University
  • Salary: £8.92 per hour
  • Full time or part time: Casual work, no guaranteed hours

Company information

The Student Consultancy Group is a platform for students of all subject backgrounds to gain paid experience in solving real life business challenges for small-to-medium sized enterprises in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire as part of the Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme (KRISP).

KRISP has been designed to support businesses that are thinking about, or are currently in the process of, developing a new product, process or service. This means that strategic and investment decisions being made by the client will be based, at least in part, on the work you do.

Extra benefits

  • Build your CV
  • Apply your academic learning
  • Gain paid work experience
  • Contribute to the local business community with creative and targeted solutions
  • Receive University support with an academic supervisor and innovation advisor on hand to assist your project

Job description

You will be employed by the University to undertake project work with our client businesses; you will be selected for each project based on your skills and experience.

As part of KRISP, you will be employed by the University and must be able to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

You will be expected to complete weekly timesheets detailing your worked hours and providing reports to back this up.Failure to do both will result in non-payment and no further involvement in live projects.

Person Requirements

You must be able to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

How to apply

The Keele Internships team is responsible for shortlisting applicants for consideration for interview. If you have not prepared a CV before and need assistance, we advise that you book an appointment with a Careers Consultant here (please choose CV Advice as topic) before submitting your application.

You can also make use of these online resources to help you with your CV.

Once you have submitted your application we will be in touch with you as soon as we can but this may not be until after the closing date. If you have not heard anything from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please email

It is important that your cover letter is formatted as a proper letter (see example), you should address it to Keele Internships, Keele University, ST5 5BG, with Dear Keele Internships as the salutation. If you do not format your cover letter correctly, you may not be shortlisted for the role.

If you have a question to ask us before submitting your application, please email