Manchester, often referred to as the ‘capital of the North’, is the UK’s fastest growing city.
It is home to several of the world’s largest and most high profile organisations including the BBC, Adidas, Gazprom, AstraZeneca, and Google.
As a cosmopolitan city it is known for its thriving music and arts scene, as well as being home to two of the world’s most famous football clubs- Manchester United and Manchester City
The city is well serviced by a modern and efficient transportation network and has a range of restaurants, bars and clubs to cater to all price ranges and preferences.
We believe the Manchester Internship Programme is a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience in one of the liveliest and most dynamic destinations in the UK.
Things to Do
Things to do in Manchester
Old Trafford Stadium Tours
Manchester United are one of the world’s biggest football clubs, with a rich history and trophy cabinet to rival any clubs in world football. The Stadium and Museum Tour allows you a chance to learn more about Manchester United, including their recovery from the Munich air disaster of 1958 to their unique treble triumph of 1999. Old Trafford is the largest club stadium in the UK and a tour will give you the opportunity to experience to take in the scale of the stadium first hand.
Manchester’s location means a number of unmissable sites are easily accessible by public transport or car. From Manchester Piccadilly you can take a 30 minute train to Edale, where you can scale the Kinder Scout – the Peak District’s highest peak – in around 3 hours. The walk offers a refreshing change of pace from city life and is a fantastic opportunity to take in the atmosphere of the famous British countryside.
Music Scene & Nightlife
As the birthplace of bands such as Oasis and Take That , Manchester has live music and shows every night of the week. It is also has a thriving nightlife scene, and for those looking for a more exclusive experience Deansgate Locks has a number of sophisticated bars and clubs, whilst those interested in live music and seeking an alternative crowd might find themselves in the Northern Quarter.
The People’s History Museum, the Imperial War Museum and the National Football Museum are just a few examples of how Manchester is well represented in the cultural and heritage sector.
For those interested in the history of labour and industry, the People’s History Museum offers a unique insight into this area. For people interested in twentieth century conflict the Imperial War Museum in Salford offers fascinating exhibitions which document the experiences of war, from both the frontline and the homefront.
As the home of two of England’s biggest football clubs it is no surprise Manchester is football-crazy: the National Football Museum reflects this passion and gives visitors the opportunity to learn about the history of football and the changes which have occurred in the sport over the years.