UCL Careers


Managed opportunities


UCL Careers is working with a variety of employers to encourage them to recruit exclusively from UCL. This involves finding out about their internships, advertising them to students and shortlisting suitable applications based on the employers' requirements. This ensures that employers receive the best quality applications and allows you to access opportunities that aren't widely advertised elsewhere.

Some of the managed opportunities undertaken by UCL students in the past include:

  • English Teaching Intern at in Spain and in Vietnam
  • Business Development Intern at a small tech company in Germany
  • Brand Strategy and Innovation Intern at a consultancy in Hong Kong
  • Growth Marketing Intern at a logistics company in Singapore
  • Cross-Cultural Communications Intern at a higher education institution in Japan

Managed Opportunities for the Global Internships Programme is closed at present and will be added to the myUCLCareers portal from February 2021. There will be two rounds with different internships advertised – see the key timings section below for full details.

Key timings

Round One of the programme has closed. Students have been informed if their application has been shortlisted. Please note that internships may be withdrawn at any time due to the current global health situation.

Round Two of the programme will not be going ahead. Employers have been directed to advertise their internships on the myUCLCareers jobs boards so if you are looking for a summer internship, please look at the vacancies on myUCLCareers. It is vital that you check FCO advice, or that of your home nation, before making any plans to travel overseas this summer.


Undergraduate students - all undergraduate students can apply for the managed opportunities.

Postgraduate students - Due to UCL’s sponsorship obligations, only non-Tier 4 visa holders are able to apply.

How to apply

To find internships under our Managed Opportunities using your myUCLCareers account:
Scheme - selecting 'Global Internships Programme' will show you opportunities that are being shortlisted by UCL Careers on behalf of the employer.

You should book an Applications Advice appointment at UCL Careers so that you can ensure your application is the best it can be!