Team Derby workforce opportunities

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in sport we can provide you with rewarding and beneficial work-based learning experiences that will enhance your CV.

Our workforce programme provides current students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and develop skills for later employment.

Whilst working with us, you will have access to expert knowledge and support from industry professionals based here at the University of Derby. You will be supervised by a member of the staff team, and work closely with other professional staff, athletes, and students for the duration of your role.

We offer various roles in a number of disciplines. Our opportunities include:

If you are interested in applying for a paid role, please register online with the Student Employment Agency.

For work placements and other opportunities, please contact us by email.

Work placement student reading exercise programme document

My internship was extremely beneficial, giving me valuable practical experience which supplemented my academic learning. It gave me a great boost in confidence, enabling me to create training programmes and work with a range of athletes.

Rebecca Millard
Strength & Conditioning intern