Industrial Experience Placement

Bolster your skills by spending a year at one of Manchester's fastest-growing digital agencies


Our Application Process

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We offer unique opportunities for students looking to improve the value of their university degree with real-world experience. Learn from a friendly and relaxed group of developers that allow you to deepen your existing knowledge by learning cutting-edge technologies and languages.

Our ideal candidate will be able adapt to a reactive working environment and can grow to provide a significant contribution to the team.  Our business is built on trusting and empowering our graduates and believing that the best way to learn, is to do. You won’t spend time waiting to start the ‘real work’, you will be placed on a project soon after joining and will be given the opportunity to develop your skills, build your experience and make a real impact.

Your Role

  • Supporting projects for world-renowned clients,
  • Opportunity to work with our clients on various web and app projects,
  • Working with different C# .NET platforms including Umbraco and DNN,
  • Working with our Customer Success Team to support and extend existing client systems,
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert for reference by our internal team and customers,

Educational Requirements

Currently studying a Computer Science (or related subject) degree and expecting to achieve at least a 2:1 classification.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • C# .NET / Java / Other OO Experience
  • HTML / CSS
  • JavaScript / jQuery / Other JavaScript or Typescript platforms
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Ability to adapt to a high-pressure, reactive working environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Delivery-focused


What to Expect

  • Type: Full-time
  • Working Hours: 9am – 5.30pm Monday-Friday
  • Location: Manchester (City Centre) & Flexible Working Options Available
  • Holiday: 20 days per annum, plus public holidays
  • Other Benefits: Company laptop and gym subsidy during placement
  • Performance Reviews: 1-week, 1-month and 3-month on-boarding reviews.


Benefits of Working at Cantarus

  • On-the-job training – take part in regular training sessions run by our very own in-house experts alongside our formal onboarding training for our placement students,
  • Learn from working with the best - it may be a cliché, but if you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room!
  • After-hours takeaway – although we do not have a long hours culture, if you fancy working late one night, have a pizza on us!
  • Relaxed atmosphere – join a friendly team who are always willing to lend a hand,
  • Socialise - for those who like to mingle, we have regular company nights out as well as two five-a-side teams, a board games group and regular squash and tennis players,
  • Project launch parties - we frequently celebrate project go-lives and other major company milestones,
  • Gym subsidy - train your mind and body with 50% off your monthly gym membership fee.


Our Application Process

Click on the button to submit an application today.