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About the team

Employer Engagement team

Our Employer Engagement team is part of the Careers and Employability Services at The Open University. The team connects a growing network of employers with OU students and alumni and also helps to thread the employer voice throughout the student journey.

If you would like to contact the team to explore ways we can support your organisation, get in touch:

Internships team

The Internships team are here to support you if you choose to hire an OU intern. Internships can be a great option for your organisation as you can access fresh talent to bring new ideas to your business. Internships can be workplace-based, hybrid or virtual and full-time or part-time, allowing for flexibility around your needs and commitments.

To find out more about internships contact the team here:

Nations team for Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Our Employer Engagement leads based in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are here to support you if you're based in one of their nations or want to get involved with students or graduates on a national level.

To get in touch, contact: where you will be directed to the relevant nation.

Our service standards

We are committed to developing and improving the quality of the service we offer to employers. To achieve this we will:

  • Abide by current Equal Opportunities and Data Protection legislation
  • Follow the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services' code of practice, to provide an impartial, courteous, confidential and professional service
  • Work in accordance with the AGR 'Best Practice in Graduate Recruitment Guide'
  • Operate within the Guidance Accreditation Board's 'Matrix' quality standards
  • Abide by AGCAS and Open University Equal Opportunities policies
  • Operate within the Code of Practice of the Quality Assurance Agency.

Contact us

If you would like to hear more about how we can help you or how you can help us

Email us

or call us onĀ 01908 332162

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