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Internships are a great way to get paid work experience with us as a placement year during your university studies or if you are a new graduate looking to gain valuable and enjoyable opportunities. Being an intern will give you the opportunity to develop personally and professionally, network with others and you may find yourself involved in projects that support our business growth.

Lucy Price
Early Careers Consultant

Meet our interns

If you are keen to get some real-life work experience, a Paragon internship could help to get you on the right track.

We caught up with some of our current and previous interns who told us more about:

  • their experiences
  • how they have been supported in their career journeys
  • why they would recommend apprenticeships at Paragon

What to expect?

Full and varied learning programme with:

  • in-depth experience
  • real responsibilities
  • manager support and mentoring
  • 12-month paid position


We have had a variety of internship opportunities across:

  • Finance
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Procurement
  • Mortgage Servicing

“Internship placements are very competitive but 100% worth it. I feel much more confident going back to do my final year at university.”

Katie - External Relations, Marketing and Communications

“The placement year has given me experience to complement my academic studies and the opportunity to test my skills in the real world.”

Alex - Group Finance

“I’ve had a unique opportunity to get an insight into how different teams support the business and the other areas around them.”

Aaron - Procurement

Rewards and benefits

All our apprenticeships and internships are paid positions and you will be entitled to a range of company benefits.

Some of the benefits we offer include:

  • flexible holiday allowance
  • profit related pay
  • retailer discounts
  • sports and social club

More about rewards and benefits