About our programme
Join us on our Vodafone Explore Internship programmes to gain hands on experience and develop yourself further than you could have imagined! We offer no ordinary internships but ones with real responsibility from day one. You'll benefit from on the job learning and be surrounded by experts in your team. Our Explore Internship Programmes offer outstanding opportunities to gain experience and really test yourself in a real role within our organisation.
There are 2 types of opportunity on offer:
1. Industrial Placements (12 months) 2. Summer Internships (10-14 weeks)
Vodafone’s internship opportunities form part of our youth talent strategy and give you an excellent chance of securing a spot on our graduate programme. It really is the launch pad to start your career at Vodafone.
Industrial Placement applications are NOW OPEN. Read on to find out more.
Summer Internship applications are currently closed and will open in January 2019.
If you think this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
The future is exciting. Ready?
This is the first year that we have formally launched our Explore Industrial Placement Programme and so we are looking for pioneering students to take on some extremely exciting opportunities within the business.
The areas you could work in mirror the bulk of our Discover Graduate Programme opportunities: Technology, HR, Finance, Commercial and Business.
What you need to apply
To apply, you must be in your 2nd year of a 3 year programme or 3rd year of a 4 year programme and be able to take on a full 12 month placement in this coming summer.
You must be in good academic standing and proficiency in English is a must.
You must have the appropriate right to work for the duration of the 12 months of the programme.
Ready to find out about our programmes? Read on.
On our Technology Stream of our Explore Industrial Placement Programme, we are looking for innovators, those who embrace new technologies and are continuously learning, someone who is curious to explore all personal development opportunities they can, someone who wants to have a real impact on an organisation during their time with them. Vodafone is a place where you can bring your whole self to work as you kick start your career.
Areas you could yourself working in: Software Engineering, Network Engineering, Security and Big Data and Analytics
At Vodafone, we don't just produce innovative products, we develop amazing people too. We're a brand that loves change - if it's not happening naturally then we're creating it ourselves. It's in our DNA to excel, to create a better future, to never rest and find new ways that help people communicate. We are driven to invest in people. We are committed to helping our people perform at their best and achieve their full potential. Our HR functions enable the organisation to maximise the contribution of people to the delivery of our goals.
Areas you could find yourself working in: Learning and Development, Talent Management, Diversity and Equality, Organisational Development, Change Management, Policy, Recruitment or Employee Relations.
At Vodafone our Finance teams are central to decision making throughout the business, whether that’s for our customers or our employees. Finance isn’t just about the numbers anymore; it’s about applying them with a commercial focus. To enhance that focus, you will use your natural analytic ability where you will provide world class finance support to senior management and key stakeholders, contributing financial expertise to commercial decisions and value oriented support to the business.
Areas you could find yourself working in: Commercial Finance, Business Intelligence, Mergers & Acquisitions, Treasury, Investor Relations, Regional Finance or Finance Operations; just to name a few.
The Business Explore Internship Programme has a core focus on our world class B2B sales organisation. Whether it be leading on solutions relating to the Internet of Things, Cloud and Security services, Connectivity, Unified Communications, or indeed Global Carrier Services, you learn from and work with sales teams who are force to be reckoned with and bring our total communications portfolio springing into life. They are the reason our business customers can expect to succeed in the digital world.
Our Industrial Placement Students will join our Inside Sales Teams in Dublin to learn about the delivery of a world class sales experience to our business customers. The potential to join our Business Discover Graduate Scheme in the UK is a very real possibility following your placement year.
Applications opening soon.
In joining the Commercial team here at Vodafone you will support our people in strengthening our position as an admired company in the eyes of our customers, shareholders and employees! The team is broad; you could be working within Brand, Marketing, Consumer Services, Terminals, M-Pesa or Customer Experience Operations. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?
Areas you could find yourself working in: Marketing and Brand, Customer Experience and Operations, Products and Services and many other teams.