Internship leads to permanent position for recent Keele graduate

Posted on 20 February 2018 The UK’s leading provider of live chat software and business process automation has thanked Keele University and its Santander Universities programme for helping in the appointment of its latest member of staff.

Improved efficiency at Longton company

Posted on 13 September 2017 The Keele Research Innovation Support Programme (KRISP) has enabled two Keele University Maths students to overhaul Longton-based Deck Joint’s costing process, and what took days now takes minutes.

Keele programme supports growing enterprises with top talent

Posted on 04 September 2017 Web specialists Essential Marketer became one of scores of businesses to benefit from the expertise of Keele students when Rosie Crowther joined them on a 10-week paid internship.

Creative agency is 100th company to benefit from funded support

Posted on 31 August 2017 Stoke-on-Trent creative agency Lesniak Swann has been named as the 100th company to benefit from Keele University’s funded innovation programmes.

Manufacturing consultancy benefits from fully-funded graduate

Posted on 29 August 2017 Manufacturing consultancy CIF is participating in the Keele Research Innovation Support Programme (KRISP), working with a fully-funded top-notch graduate to investigate setting up a CRM system.

Brick-tinting firm lay foundations for growth

Posted on 24 August 2017 A Staffordshire construction industry business specialising in brick tinting is laying the foundations for future growth by working with Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Hub and Keele University.

Staffordshire jewellery manufacturer teams up with Keele University

Posted on 09 August 2017 Through the Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme, Keele is supporting Staffordshire jewellery manufacturer Hailstones to develop their Viking inspired range and move into new export markets

Innovation support programme reaches century

Posted on 04 August 2017 A Keele University programme which supports business innovation in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent forges ahead as 100th Research, Development and Innovation Associate is appointed.

A Cut Above - Students help develop hairdressing app

Posted on 04 August 2017 Keele University Computer Science students Jessica Hampton and Joe Miller have worked as Research, Development and Innovation Associates to help two young Staffordshire entrepreneurs develop an app that’s set to be the Airbnb of the hairdressing world.

Chase Community Solar

Chase Community Solar become one of the first organisations to take advantage of the Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme.


Another success story

Retrofit Academy provides sustainable employment for Josie

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How to tap into Top Talent

Keele University is one of Santander’s leading suppliers of internships to help growing SMEs. Kathy England, employer engagement officer at Keele University, explains how it works

Company continues to benefit from Internship programme

In February 2016, an IT Solutions company based in Stoke-on-Trent took on their fifth Keele Intern, outlining the value that they are finding through the utilisation of fresh local talent.


Internship Leads to Student Award

A Stafford-based company benefitted so much from participating in Keele’s Internship programme that they nominated their intern for a national award.

Stoke-on-Trent College to offer more graduate internships

16 February 2016

How two participants of the Keele Internship programme have gained permanent employment at Stoke-on-Trent College

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Keele Internship gets Mike’s career off to healthy start

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Two Keele graduates get the green light to a permanent job

Stafford based Maloney Associates, an energy and environmental consultancy company, have expanded their team with some fresh graduate talent thanks to the University's Graduate Internships scheme

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Marketing the success of the Trentham Estate

Keele graduate makes fantastic marketing career progression whilst promoting the hugely popular Trentham Estate

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Flat Vision Invests in Keele graduate talent

Martin Bose, company Managing Director, sees Keele’s internship scheme as a great opportunity to find talented individuals, so we went along to meet Martin and two of his most recent recruits, Jordan Williams and Lewis Bailey...

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Paid Experience leads to Postgraduate Place and Permanent Job

A Keele graduate will continue to gain valuable paid experience whilst studying for a Master’s degree thanks to the University’s Graduate Internships scheme.

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IT Grad Saves Time and Money for Staffordshire Voluntary Sector

A Keele IT graduate is helping to save time and money right across the Staffordshire voluntary sector by improving the efficiency of database and IT systems.

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Graduate Helps Social Enterprise Secure Future Funding

A social enterprise which helps business start-ups across the West Midlands is now more confident than ever that its future funding is secure thanks to the marketing efforts of a graduate intern.

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Graduate Intern gives Small Business the Confidence to Employ

A small Staffordshire-based business has gained the “confidence to employ” after hiring a Keele graduate on a three month internship through the University’s Graduate Internships scheme.

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Santander Funding Opens “Professional Door” for Keele Graduate

A Keele graduate has taken advantage of £3,000 in Santander and Keele University co-funding to open the “professional door” and land a permanent marketing job for a Staffordshire based web solutions company.

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Drama Graduate Makes It In Marketing

A Drama Graduate has turned a Keele University Graduate Internship into an exciting role within the management team of an international supply chain company after just three months.

Stafford based Engaging Communities

Stafford based Engaging Communities triples staff with Keele’s Internship scheme.

Stoke-on-Trent based Packet Media invest in two Keele graduates

Stoke-on-Trent based Packet Media

Stoke-on-Trent based Packet Media invest in two Keele graduates.

North Staffs Chamber of Commerce is leading by example by investing in four local graduates, all from Keele University’s Graduate Internship scheme

North Staffs Chamber of Commerce

North Staffs Chamber of Commerce is leading by example by investing in four local graduates, all from Keele University’s Graduate Internship scheme.

Tom Nadin

Tom Nadin

Through the Keele Internships Scheme, Tom undertook a 6 month placement at the North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce working with the Membership and Policy Manager. Tom's role enabled him to attend many events, including a trip to Brussels and he is now employed by the Chamber as a Policy Adviser.