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Manchester Graduate Talent celebrates its 10th anniversary

10 Apr 2018

As well as celebrating a landmark achievement, Manchester Graduate Internship Recruitment is now open for 2018

Manchester Graduate Talent

The Careers Service is delighted to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of Manchester Graduate Talent (formerly MGIP). Run by a team of professional recruiters we help hiring managers find their perfect graduate and graduates find their first career step.  We offer no nonsense, quick recruitment with a professional service (and no commission!)

What is MGT?

MGT helps graduates stay and work in Manchester.  We work with a variety of businesses securing full time, paid work for our graduates and the University is an important supporter of MGT offering 12 months graduate internships. 

Why hire a paid intern?

  • Offers an ideal solution to recruitment and resourcing needs;
  • Brings in a fresh approach to departments, new perspectives, ideas and insights;
  • Roles cover varied activities from administration, business development, research, marketing and student support;
  • MGT supports and improves the employability of our graduates by providing them with vital work experience and the opportunity to develop key skills

You’ve recruited an MGT intern before?

Great, we’re now open for 2018, you know what to do! We have over 900 graduates registered as wanting to stay and work in Manchester!

You’re interested in recruiting a MGT intern, but not sure how to go about it?  

Follow these easy steps:

  • Send a job description and a PCMF (Post Contract Management Form) to, or call 0161 275 2465 for advice
  • We’ll work out a recruitment timeline that best supports you
  • The team will advertise your job vacancy on Careerslink and our finalist’s social media sites to attract the best candidate for you
  • Following the closing date we’ll shortlist the top candidates for you to consider and email applications direct to you 
  • Once you’ve made your selection, we’ll make all the interview arrangements for you and once you have hired your perfect graduate we’ll compete all the unsuccessful candidate administration
  • Take up references and link with your local HR partner to complete all the necessary paperwork. 

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact:

You want to tell students where they can find internal University paid internships?

Ask students to join our 2018 MGT Facebook Page.

You know a contact in a Greater Manchester business that wants to hire a graduate?

Ask them to email and we’ll do the rest!

Terms and conditions for university internships:

  • All positions offered through MGTs are between 4-12 months and can start anytime
  • All applicants must be graduating in 2018
  • Positions are offered at Grade 2 and you must get HR approval