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Simulated work experience

Opportunities that can help you get an insight into what it would be like working in specific sectors and companies.

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Internship Experience UK is a three-day virtual internship programme which takes place every summer - each year is a completely new programme designed to support you with your career. So far, over 140,000 students and graduates have taken part and reaped the rewards of spending a few days of their summer with the world’s top employers. 10,000 of them have even secured roles with the firms they met on the experience. Now it’s your turn!

You can join any one of the following streams, with no experience or prior knowledge required: 

  • Business, Operations & Marketing
  • Financial Services & Consulting
  • Investment Banking & Asset Management
  • Law
  • Public Sector, Policy & Charity
  • Technology

Students and graduates at any level are welcome to apply to Internship Experience UK. 

Whether you’re certain about joining a specific industry or have no idea what you want to do or where to start, Internship Experience UK is for you! You don’t need any previous experience - this is a chance for you to learn about different sectors and gain clarity over what roles suit you.

Applications open on Wednesday 25 May.

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Free access to virtual work experience programs with world leading companies. The programmes let you sample ‘life-like’ tasks that provide a better understanding of what it’s like to be a junior employee at that company. They take 5-6 hours to complete and are self-paced. By completing programs, you’ll build the skills that top employers are looking for, develop your confidence and improve your practical skills all of which you can add onto your CV and articulate to future employers. There are no lengthy application processes as programs are free and accessible to all students. Simply pick your program, enrol and get started right away.

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