Best Opportunities for UK Students

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This page is updated at least once a week with the latest and best jobs and extra-curricular opportunities for students and recent graduates. Keep checking back here, you never know what you may find.

Latest Opportunities

A-level & Secondary School

Graduate & Undergraduate

Law, Banking & Finance

ICT, STEM & Engineering

Evergreen Opportunities

Traineeships & Apprenticeships

Scholarships & Bursaries

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Are you interested in an Investment Banking career? Securing a Spring Week is one of the tried and tested ways to get in. That’s because a Spring Week often leads to a Summer Internship and subsequently a Graduate Job. If you want to improve your chances, you need to get a high score in the online tests. The JobTestPrep preparation pack is designed to help you with this. Get yours now.

  1. If you are an undergraduate looking for work experience in Financial Services, this might be for you. BlackRock offers a weeklong career exploration programme that immerses you in one of the firm’s business areas. During the programme, you’ll participate in work shadowing, a group project as well as networking and social events. Closing 09-Dec.

  2. Are you in the penultimate year of your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and do want to get experience in Investment Banking & Asset Management? BlackRock’s Summer Internship Program offers a challenging, meaningful and supportive internship experience that replicates as closely as possible the experience of being a full-time BlackRock Analyst. You will receive on-the-job training and contribute to your team throughout the summer. Includes a speaker series and various networking opportunities. Closing 11-Nov. 

  3. Are you finishing Year 13 in 2023 and are you interested in an apprenticeship with a leading firm? KPMG’s Discovery Virtual Work Experience programme gives you a chance to gain an invaluable overview of the professional services sector, including insight into the work they do, culture, and people. The programme will also give you some interactive learning opportunities that enhance your skills.

  4. Are you a student looking for an internship in consulting or digital and technology? As a BCG intern, you’ll join a diverse team and collaborate with other BCGers to design solutions for the clients. You’ll learn invaluable real-life consulting skills and benefit from the mentorship of your colleagues throughout your internship. They also offer country-specific internships in risk management, marketing, finance, and human resources.

  5. Are you considering pursuing a PhD? The University of Hertfordshire offers a fee waiver for PhD students in the School of Business. It’s available for three years, and offers the opportunity to complete paid teaching hours in a relevant area of research. The successful applicant will be part of a stimulating research community, and they’re looking for candidates in the Accounting, Economics, Business Analytics & Technology. Closing 19-Sep. 

  6. Are you an undergraduate student? Deloitte is looking for Brand Ambassadors to represent them at university campuses across the UK, spreading the word about what they offer students. You will gain valuable experience whilst earning £10.65ph. The role is flexible so you can make it work around your study commitments. Training is in September.

  7. Calling secondary school and A-level students! Are you still undecided about which university to apply to? University Open Days provide a great opportunity for you to explore and narrow down your choices. For your convenience,  What Next has collated the dates for lots of unis including Russell Group universities on their website. Register to visit now.

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A-level & Secondary School

  1. Calling secondary school and A-level students! Are you still undecided about which university to apply to? University Open Days provide a great opportunity for you to explore and narrow down your choices. For your convenience,  What Next has collated the dates for lots of unis including Russell Group universities on their website. Register to visit now.

  2. Are you a school leaver considering an alternative to university? You could become an apprentice with the Volkswagen Group. You will earn while you learn without racking up debt at the largest carmaker in Europe and be part of an innovative team that uses leading edge technology with a focus on customer service. You will need a minimum of GCSE grades 9-4 (A-C) in English, Maths and Science to apply.
  3. Smart Futures is a 10-month programme at EY that starts with paid work experience. Apply if you’re in Year 12 and meet the means-testing criteria.

  4. PWC is running a dragon’s den type summer programme for School Years 7-13 students. While intended to be viewed in class, students can cover the programme on their own on demand. The previous autumn 2020 and spring 2021 programmes are also still available.

  5. Calling all students! The Black Heart Foundation has an annual scholarship program in which several students can receive money to go towards their education whether it be school costs or for extracurricular activities. Apply now to avoid disappointment.

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ICT, STEM & Engineering

  1. Are you a university undergraduate seeking a summer internship? This summer Lloyds Banking Group is turning its summer internships to meaningful work experience through their interactive and virtual classrooms. Meet up with like-minded people, grow your skill set and even attend a virtual hackathon. The Employability and Technology events will be held virtually on Zoom throughout June-September 2022.

Law, Banking & Finance

Are you interested in an Investment Banking career? Securing a Spring Week is one of the tried and tested ways to get in. That’s because a Spring Week often leads to a Summer Internship and subsequently a Graduate Job. If you want to improve your chances, you need to get a high score in the online tests. The JobTestPrep preparation pack is designed to help you with this. Get yours now.

  1. If you are an undergraduate looking for work experience in Financial Services, this might be for you. BlackRock offers a weeklong career exploration programme that immerses you in one of the firm’s business areas. During the programme, you’ll participate in work shadowing, a group project as well as networking and social events. Closing 09-Dec.
  2. Are you in the penultimate year of your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and do want to get experience in Investment Banking & Asset Management? BlackRock’s Summer Internship Program offers a challenging, meaningful and supportive internship experience that replicates as closely as possible the experience of being a full-time BlackRock Analyst. You will receive on-the-job training and contribute to your team throughout the summer. Includes a speaker series and various networking opportunities. Closing 11-Nov.

  3. Are you a university undergraduate seeking a summer internship? This summer Lloyds Banking Group is turning its summer internships to meaningful work experience through their interactive and virtual classrooms. Meet up with like-minded people, grow your skill set and even attend a virtual hackathon. The Employability and Technology events will be held virtually on Zoom throughout June-September 2022.
  4. Student in need of work experience in investment banking? This JP Morgan virtual work experience programme is for you.
  5. Interested in a career in financial services? Finance Accelerator sponsored by Amplify Trading is a 2-hour LIVE simulation where you gain practical experience in investment bank global markets and asset management. Book your FREE simulation now and if you perform well Amplify will recommend you for a summer internship placement at one their partner firms such as Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse.
  6. Are you aged 16-18, need work experience and want to know more about Commercial Law? This Virtual Law Experience programme at Linklaters is for you.
  7. Student in need of work experience in the legal profession? This Slaughter and May Virtual Law Experience programme is for you.

BAME Opportunities

  1. KPMG’s Black Heritage Talent Insight Programme is a paid, three-day programme that offers you the opportunity to learn about KPMG, build your professional network, and discover the difference you could make for their clients, people, and the communities they work in. Apply now if you an ambitious undergraduate of Black Heritage.
  2. Are you a BAME student  in the property/real estate sector? Then apply now for the Chancerygate Foundation Bursary. Register now to avoid disappointment.

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Graduate & Undergraduate

Are you interested in an Investment Banking career? Securing a Spring Week is one of the tried and tested ways to get in. That’s because a Spring Week often leads to a Summer Internship and subsequently a Graduate Job. If you want to improve your chances, you need to get a high score in the online tests. The JobTestPrep preparation pack is designed to help you with this. Get yours now.

  1. Are you an undergraduate student? Deloitte is looking for Brand Ambassadors to represent them at university campuses across the UK, spreading the word about what they offer students. You will gain valuable experience whilst earning £10.65ph. The role is flexible so you can make it work around your study commitments. Training is in September.
  2. Are you a university undergraduate seeking a summer internship? This summer Lloyds Banking is turning its summer internships to meaningful work experience through their interactive and virtual classrooms. Meet up with like-minded people, grow your skill set and even attend a virtual hackathon. The Employability and Technology events will be held virtually on Zoom throughout June-September 2022.
  3. Interested in a career in financial services? Finance Accelerator sponsored by Amplify Trading is a 2-hour LIVE simulation where you gain practical experience in investment bank global markets and asset management. Book your FREE simulation now and if you perform well Amplify will recommend you for a summer internship placement at one their partner firms such as Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse.
  4. Are you an undergraduate? Forage are offering several virtual work experience programmes with Fortune 500 companies such as Citi, JP Morgan, GE, KPMG. Ongoing.

  5. Student in need of work experience in investment banking? This JP Morgan virtual work experience programme is for you.

  6. Are you an undergraduate looking to develop your software skills, for FREE? You can use SAP’s free learning hub to learn content and even collaborate with other students in the community.

  7. Are you a BAME student  in the property/real estate sector? Then apply now for the Chancerygate Foundation Bursary. Register now to avoid disappointment. 

  8. Calling all high-achieving undergraduates… Schlumberger, a leading provider of technology and power worldwide, is providing multiple internship opportunities. Apply if you’re an undergraduate looking for a paid internship in a globally reputable company. You can apply across each of their 4 business areas. The one you’re eligible for will depend on your area of study.

Traineeships & Apprenticeships

  1. Are you a self-motivated and organised school leaver interested in pursuing a career in Audit? KPMG Audit Apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to work towards the AAT Level 3 and 4 plus the Level 7 ACA or CA qualification. It is a blend of Online Classroom Live and Recorded courses plus in-centre classroom courses that will start in Autumn. A minimum of 5 GCSEs Grades A*– C (4–9) and 112 UCAS points are required to qualify for the 5-year programme.
  2. Do you want a proper salary whilst you’re learning? A professional career with degree level qualifications? This is all possible with the Deloitte BrightStart Apprenticeship programme.
  3. EY has opened up its 2022 school leaver programmes. They fill up quickly, so best to apply now.

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Scholarships & Bursaries

  1. Are you a BAME student in the property/real estate sector? Then apply now for the Chancerygate Foundation Scholarship. Register now to avoid disappointment.
  2. Calling all students! The Black Heart Foundation has an annual scholarship program in which several students can receive money to go towards their education whether it be school costs or for extracurricular activities. Apply now to avoid disappointment.

Evergreen Opportunities

  1. Are you aged 16-18, need work experience and want to know more about Commercial Law? This Virtual Law Experience programme at Linklaters is for you.
  2. Are you an undergraduate looking to develop your software skills, for FREE? You can use SAP’s free learning hub to learn content and even collaborate with other students in the community.
  3. The City Solicitors Horizons Programme will give you training, mentoring and work experience to improve your chances of accessing the legal profession.
  4. Student in need of work experience in the legal profession? This Slaughter and May Virtual Law Experience programme is for you.
  5. Are you an undergraduate seeking work experience? Head to Workfinder to apply your skills in real world projects. Ongoing.
  6. The Open University has almost 1000 Free courses at Levels 1 to 3. On going.

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