DMU Student Placements

As part of our partnership with De Montfort University, we offer a range of opportunities for under and post graduates.

Work Placements

We offer a variety of placements with the team in Administration, Event Management and Marketing, in the Spring and Autumn terms.

In addition we have some specialist opportunities for under-graduates in performing arts, education and music subjects. Please email for more information.

Current opportunities: SPRING

Festival Assistant - Jan/Feb

Workshop Assistant - Schools Music Project Jan/Feb

Projects Assistant -Feb /Mar

Festival Team Leaders

Each year we recruit 6 Team Leaders for the Festival in February, who are crucial in delivering all the events, supporting the activities, welcoming participants and promoting the family events around the city.

Based in one of six venues, these Team Leaders will be our "expert" in all things festival! You will support a small team of volunteers representing the Spark, explaining and promoting the City Playground activities and all Festival events to family audiences attending the venues during the half term week.

Available to under-graduates and post-graduates from all courses, you need to be available for up to 3 days over the festival (10-16 Feb) and at least one days over the weekend (15 & 16 Feb).

To apply for one of these positions please email