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

Ongoing Opportunities

Traineeships & Apprenticeships

Scholarships & Bursaries

Latest Student Opportunities

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  1. Are you aged 16 or over and want to know what a career in Investment Management entails? LGIM is hosting a virtual insight event on Friday 3rd December. 12 industry professionals will be there to provide insight and answer questions. It includes a session for interview techniques and CV writing. Interested? Email SEM.Committee@lgim.com to register.

  2. If you’re a first year undergraduate seeking an opportunity in Financial Services, Nomura Bank has got two Spring Insight Programmes coming up in April. Closing 10-Jan.

  3. Are you a graduate or school leaver with a knack for data? Check out this Trainee Database Consultant role at Lombard Odier Investment Management. Closing 27-Oct.

  4. If you want to become a barrister and need to demonstrate relevant experience, participation in this Advocacy Competition by The 36 Group can help boost your profile. Submission deadline is 13-Nov.

  5. Are you an A-level student? To develop the skills that will help you succeed beyond school, come to the Soft Skills workshop in the October half-term. A few sponsored places are available for those with limited means.

A-level & Secondary School

  1. If you’re in Year 12 and attend a state school, you may qualify for Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Consulting programme which exposes you to companies like BCG, Oliver Wyman, Bain, and McKinsey. Closing 15 Nov

  2. Are you a young person who is unsure of what to do after school? Deloitte is running a series of interactive sessions that provide insights into potential careers with them. You can register to attend on 02-Nov16-Nov or 30-Nov. Sessions are suitable for students in school as well as undergraduates and are scheduled for November. 
  3. Are you considering a career in Technology & CyberConsultingBusiness & Financial AdvisoryLegalReal Estate or Human Capital & ActuarialDeloitte is running some targeted career sessions so you can find out more before you decide on a career path. Sessions are suitable for students in school as well as undergraduates and are scheduled for October & November.

  4. Applications for HSBC’s work experience programme will be open from November. Get in early if you are in secondary school or sixth form and want a one-week unpaid work experience in summer 2022.

  5. Are you in Year 12 and interested in medicine, law, engineering or banking and finance? Then one of Sutton Trust’s ‘pathway to’ programs may be for you. They support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to access leading universities and careers.
  6. Are you an A-level student or undergraduate interested in Economics or Politics? Register for this free course with Sir Vince Cable and leading economists at the University of Nottingham to investigate the links between economics and politics. Ongoing.
  7. 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.
  8. PWC is running a dragon’s den type summer programme for School Years 7-9 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.
  9. Calling all students! The Black Heart Foundation are currently accepting applications for their 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. 
  10. Sign up now for the Siemens Insight Programme that gives KS3 and KS4 students the opportunity to explore the world of Siemens, Engineering and Technology. Ongoin

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ICT, STEM & Engineering

  1. Are in your final year in University and on track to get a 2:1? This Graduate Technology Program role at Maven could be yours in 2022.
  2. Sign up now for the Siemens Insight Programme that gives KS3 and KS4 students the opportunity to explore the world of Siemens, Engineering and Technology. Ongoing
  3. Want a career in Software Engineering but don’t want to go to university? Apply for this 6-week Tech Talent Accelerator programme in London or Leeds.
  4. Barclays Virtual work experience will allow you to gain work experience in a digital transformation agency and work within different departments.

Law, Banking & Finance

  1. Are you in your penultimate year in University, have a quantitative background and are on track to get a 2:1? You could be Trading Intern at Maven in summer 2022 but you need to apply now.
  2. Are in your final year in University and on track to get a 2:1? This Graduate Technology Program role at Maven could be yours in 2022.
  3. 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.
  4. Student in need of work experience in the legal profession? This Slaughter and May Virtual Law Experience programme is for you.

BAME Opportunities

  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.

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Graduate & Undergraduate

  1. New roles for undergraduates have opened up at EY. Apply now for a Consulting Internship, Law Internship, Consulting Graduate Scheme or Law Graduate Scheme. Closing 29-Oct.
  2. Are you a graduate with a minimum of 2:1? One of these two Graduate Analyst roles at Redington starting in Sep 2022 could be yours.  Asset Liability Management; Investment Consulting/Fund Manager Closing 31-Oct
  3. Are you in your penultimate year in University, have a quantitative background and are on track to get a 2:1? You could be Trading Intern at Maven in summer 2022 but you need to apply now.
  4. Are in your final year in University and on track to get a 2:1? This Graduate Technology Program role at Maven could be yours in 2022.
  5. Are you a graduate looking to work in a collaborative sales environment? Then apply now to work in the Sales Specialist team at Softcat. You could be earning £60k by your third year with their structured progression path. Deadline Oct 2021
  6. Are you considering a career in Technology & CyberConsultingBusiness & Financial AdvisoryLegalReal Estate or Human Capital & ActuarialDeloitte is running some targeted career sessions so you can find out more before you decide on a career path. Sessions are suitable for students in school as well as undergraduates and are scheduled for October & November.
  7. Are you an undergraduate looking for an internship? 10,000 black interns have opened their applications for internships in 24 different sectors. Deadline 07-Nov 2021
  8. Student in need of work experience in investment banking? This JP Morgan virtual work experience programme is for you.
  9. 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.
  10. Are you an undergraduate? Forage are offering several virtual work experience programmes with Fortune 500 companies such as Citi, JP Morgan, GE, KPMG. Ongoing.
  11. Are you a BAME student  in the property/real estate sector? Then apply now for the Chancerygate Foundation Scholarship. Register now to avoid disappointment. 
  12. PWC is offering an opportunity to study accountancy with a bursary of £10,000 at renowned universities such as the University of Nottingham whilst taking part in 3 paid work placements. The placement will put you on a fast track to becoming a Chartered Accountant! Apply now, closes 15th January 2022.

Traineeships & Apprenticeships

  1. Are you a school leaver looking for an apprenticeship? This Trainee Recruitment Consultant role for a specialist transport and logistics recruitment agency based in Essex may be for you. For details click here. Closing 29-Oct.
  2. Interested in operations and asset management? This 3-year trainee programme at Schroders starting on 29-Nov could be for you.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 are currently accepting applications for their 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.

Ongoing 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. Sign up now for the Siemens Insight Programme that gives KS3 and KS4 students the opportunity to explore the world of Siemens, Engineering and Technology. Ongoing
  6. Are you an undergraduate seeking work experience? Head to Workfinder to apply your skills in real world projects. Ongoing.
  7. The Open University has almost 1000 Free courses at Levels 1 to 3. On going.

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