Intern: Digital Innovation

University of Leeds
May 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,700 - £25,138
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Intern: Digital Innovation This fixed term internship of 12 months is open to University of Leeds

undergraduate students, intending to take this role for a placement year as part of their degree or to University of Leeds graduates only.

Salary: Grade 4 (£23,700 - £25,138 p.a. depending upon experience)

This role will be based on the University campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Do you have a creative mindset and passion for experimentation? Are you able to inspire others to try new things and innovate? Do you want to play a central role in the growth of an innovative community?

HELIX is the home for innovation in learning and teaching at the University of Leeds. We are seeking passionate student innovators to play a pivotal role in supporting the dynamic landscape of digital learning at HELIX.

As a Digital Innovation Intern, your role is to support the effective running of HELIX by assisting the setup and supervision of the space, delivering onboarding and induction sessions, and supporting engagement and evaluation of the space. You will also apply and develop your own expertise to assist and support others with innovating in areas like 3D printing and prototyping technologies, virtual reality, game design, video production, communications and engagement, and more.

As an intern, you will become an integrated member of the HELIX operational team, actively participating in meetings and contributing innovative ideas that will influence the direction of this cutting-edge facility. Your role will encompass advocating for student enterprise, leading innovation projects, and staying on the cutting edge of emerging technologies in the realm of digital education.

In addition to helping to advance digital learning, you will serve as an ambassador for HELIX, fostering a collaborative environment and connecting with staff and students who share your passion for innovation.

To excel in this role, you will need to possess a deep passion and vision for innovative learning. Effective collaboration and networking skills are essential as you build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and good organisational skills are a must. Practical experience in areas like multimedia production, public engagement, arts, design, or virtual reality would be advantageous.

If you are ready to embark on an exciting journey to shape the future of education, this role at HELIX is your opportunity to make a significant impact and drive positive change in digital learning. This role will require some evening and weekend work.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please


    Chris Thompson, Head of Digital Media and Innovation

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Professional Services School/Institute: Digital Education Service Category: Administrative and Clerical Support Grade: Grade 4 Salary: £23,700 to £25,138 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months internship) Release Date: Thursday 18 April 2024 Closing Date: Thursday 09 May 2024 Reference: CSDLS1283

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