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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The Oxford University ACS is holding its Annual Access Conference. It’s for Black students aged 16-17 years who are looking to challenge the idea of Oxford university is not ‘for people like us’. The event includes talks by current and former Oxford graduates as well as networking opportunities. Closing 06-Jun.

  4. Are you a Year 10-13 student who wants to know more about the Accountancy profession? Explore BDO Insight Week is a week-long virtual insight experience from 01-05 Aug where you’ll learn more about BDO and accounting. You will also develop valuable work experience and skills for your CV in the process.  There is an opportunity to secure a fast-track onto either their 2023 summer school or 2023 school leaver apprenticeship process.

  5. Are you a Black undergraduate who is interested in the Accountancy profession? BDO is hosting a week-long virtual Black Heritage Insight Programme from 01-05 Aug where you’ll learn more about BDO and accounting. You will also develop valuable work experience and skills for your CV in the process. The programme provides an opportunity to secure a 2023 summer internship or a paid role as a university Brand Ambassador.

  6. Are you a UK undergraduate and do you like working with children? Can you spare 1 to 3 hours a week in the evenings and weekends? If your answer is yes to the these questions you can become a Teaching Assistant (Virtual) with Tecnis Academy. Pay is good and training will be provided. Interested? Send your CV to Hradmin@tecnisacademy.com Closing 27-May.

  7. Calling black final year students who are interested in a career in investment management. Morgan Stanley is sponsoring the Entrepreneurs in Action Mentoring Programme for black students. It includes an immersive Classroom to Boardroom programme and aims to provide its participants with insight into what it is really like to work for a global financial services firm. Closing 30-May.

  8. Are you studying Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field? The Medidata Summer Internship Programme could be for you. It is a 10-week programme that allows students to get exposure in Clinical Technology. Interns are given opportunity to work with professionals to help them determine their career goals, enhance their skills, grow their network and what they have learned in school. The internship program will commence on the 27th of June.

  9. LGT Wealth Management is offering 4 degree apprenticeship programmes this year in Business Operations, Portfolio Management, Central Management and IT & Business Solutions. This is for you if you’re in your final year of school or college and considering your future options. The degree apprenticeship programme will introduce you to the Wealth Management sector and it will be carried out in partnership with the University of Exeter and Queen Mary University of London, both UK Russell Group universities. Closing 24-June.

  10. Are you in Year 10, 11 or 12 and interested in cybersecurity? Smallpeice is running 3 courses this summer. CyberFirst Defenders for Year 10 students, CyberFirst Futures for Year 11 students and CyberFirst Advanced for Year 12 students. There is a mix of virtual and in person opportunities but you need to apply now so you don’t miss out.

A-level & Secondary School

  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. The Oxford University ACS is holding its Annual Access Conference. It’s for Black students aged 16-17 years who are looking to challenge the idea of Oxford university is not ‘for people like us’. The event includes talks by current and former Oxford graduates as well as networking opportunities. Closing 06-Jun.

  3. Are you a Year 10-13 student who wants to know more about the Accountancy profession? Explore BDO Insight Week is a week-long virtual insight experience from 01-05 Aug where you’ll learn more about BDO and accounting. You will also develop valuable work experience and skills for your CV in the process.  There is an opportunity to secure a fast-track onto either their 2023 summer school or 2023 school leaver apprenticeship process.

  4. LGT Wealth Management is offering 4 degree apprenticeship programmes this year in Business Operations, Portfolio Management, Central Management and IT & Business Solutions. This is for you if you’re in your final year of school or college and considering your future options. The degree apprenticeship programme will introduce you to the Wealth Management sector and it will be carried out in partnership with the University of Exeter and Queen Mary University of London, both UK Russell Group universities. Closing 24-June.
  5. Are you in Year 10, 11 or 12 and interested in cybersecurity? Smallpeice is running 3 courses this summer. CyberFirst Defenders for Year 10 students, CyberFirst Futures for Year 11 students and CyberFirst Advanced for Year 12 students. There is a mix of virtual and in person opportunities but you need to apply now so you don’t miss out.

  6. Are you unsure of the career path to take in future? Don’t worry, the more research you do, the clearer things will become. One way to become more sure is to attend one of Deloitte’s Virtual Career Events. It’s for students in school as well as undergrads. They will be held in March and April but you need to register now to secure your place.

  7. Are you a Year 10 female student who is passionate about STEM subjects and are you curious to know your career options based on your passion? If so, Girls Into Physics run by Smallpeice is for you. You will learn about future opportunities and careers in the areas of physics and engineering.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  2. Are you studying Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field? The Medidata Summer Internship Programme could be for you. It is a 10-week programme that allows students to get exposure in Clinical Technology. Interns are given opportunity to work with professionals to help them determine their career goals, enhance their skills, grow their network and what they have learned in school. The internship program will commence on the 27th of June.

  3. Are you in Year 10, 11 or 12 and interested in cybersecurity? Smallpeice is running 3 courses this summer. CyberFirst Defenders for Year 10 students, CyberFirst Futures for Year 11 students and CyberFirst Advanced for Year 12 students. There is a mix of virtual and in person opportunities but you need to apply now so you don’t miss out.

  4. Are you a female undergraduate who is currently in her 1st or 2nd year (or 3rd year if you’re on a 4-year degree course) and on course to achieve at least a 2:2? Do you want to find out what a career in engineering is like? You can attend this 2-day Women in Engineering Insight Experience on 15 & 16 August 2022. Places are limited so early application is advised, when sufficient applications have been received, this opportunity will be closed.
  5. Are you in your penultimate year in university and predicted 2:1 or above at degree level? Do you also have great A-levels with an A* in Maths? You could be the next Software Developer Summer Intern at TPP. You will earn £2k per month and you’ll get the opportunity to work on exciting health technology projects, developing cutting-edge software.
  6. Do you have a passion for Technology and are you on track to graduate in 2023 with a 2:1? Do you also have evidence of project management, leadership, teamwork, attention to detail and communication skills? If so, this Software Engineer Summer Internship at Citi could be for you.
  7. Are you a Year 10 female student who is passionate about STEM subjects and are you curious to know your career options based on your passion? If so, Girls Into Physics run by Smallpeice is for you. You will learn about future opportunities and careers in the areas of physics and engineering.

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. 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.

  2. Calling all final year students who are interested in a career in investment management. Morgan Stanley is sponsoring the Entrepreneurs in Action Mentoring Programme for black students. It includes an immersive Classroom to Boardroom programme and aims to provide its participants with insight into what it is really like to work for a global financial services firm. Closing 30-May.
  3. Formula One is partnering with Aspiring Solicitors to offer a summer vacation scheme in their legal department to four first-year law students from underrepresented groups to help improve diversity and representation in the legal profession. This is an opportunity to gain experience in a high performing in-house legal department undertaking a broad range of commercial work, and a unique chance to be part of the exhilarating environment of Formula One. Closing 29-May.
  4. Do you have a passion for Technology and are you on track to graduate in 2023 with a 2:1? Do you also have evidence of project management, leadership, teamwork, attention to detail and communication skills? If so, this Software Engineer Summer Internship at Citi could be for you.
  5. Student in need of work experience in investment banking? This JP Morgan virtual work experience programme is for you.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Student in need of work experience in the legal profession? This Slaughter and May Virtual Law Experience programme is for you.

BAME Opportunities

  1. The Oxford University ACS is holding its Annual Access Conference. It’s for Black students aged 16-17 years who are looking to challenge the idea of Oxford university is not ‘for people like us’. The event includes talks by current and former Oxford graduates as well as networking opportunities. Closing 06-Jun.
  2. Are you a Black undergraduate who is interested in the Accountancy profession? BDO is hosting a week-long virtual Black Heritage Insight Programme from 01-05 Aug where you’ll learn more about BDO and accounting. You will also develop valuable work experience and skills for your CV in the process. The programme provides an opportunity to secure a 2023 summer internship or a paid role as a university Brand Ambassador.
  3. Calling all final year students who are interested in a career in investment management. Morgan Stanley is sponsoring the Entrepreneurs in Action Mentoring Programme for black students. It includes an immersive Classroom to Boardroom programme and aims to provide its participants with insight into what it is really like to work for a global financial services firm. Closing 30-May.
  4. Calling undergraduates or graduates of BAME background who are interested in the PR industry! Have you achieved a 2:2 or are you on track to do so? The Stuart Ross Communications Internship at TfL could be for you. You will be paid and will work in a fast-paced public relations, public affairs or marketing environment. This is a great opportunity to learn the essential skills you need to start your career in these industries.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 a Black undergraduate who is interested in the Accountancy profession? BDO is hosting a week-long virtual Black Heritage Insight Programme from 01-05 Aug where you’ll learn more about BDO and accounting. You will also develop valuable work experience and skills for your CV in the process. The programme provides an opportunity to secure a 2023 summer internship or a paid role as a university Brand Ambassador.

  2. Are you a UK undergraduate and do you like working with children? Can you spare 1 to 3 hours a week in the evenings and weekends? If your answer is yes to the these questions you can become a Teaching Assistant (Virtual) with Tecnis Academy. Pay is good and training will be provided. Interested? Send your CV to Hradmin@tecnisacademy.com Closing 27-May.

  3. 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.
  4. Calling all final year students who are interested in a career in investment management. Morgan Stanley is sponsoring the Entrepreneurs in Action Mentoring Programme for black students. It includes an immersive Classroom to Boardroom programme and aims to provide its participants with insight into what it is really like to work for a global financial services firm. Closing 30-May.
  5. Are you studying Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field? The Medidata Summer Internship Programme could be for you. It is a 10-week programme that allows students to get exposure in Clinical Technology. Interns are given opportunity to work with professionals to help them determine their career goals, enhance their skills, grow their network and what they have learned in school. The internship program will commence on the 27th of June.
  6. Are you a female undergraduate who is currently in her 1st or 2nd year (or 3rd year if you’re on a 4-year degree course) and on course to achieve at least a 2:2? Do you want to find out what a career in engineering is like? You can attend this 2-day Women in Engineering Insight Experience on 15 & 16 August 2022. Places are limited so early application is advised, when sufficient applications have been received, this opportunity will be closed.
  7. Are you an undergraduate or fresh business or IT graduate looking for experience and are you an Excel whizz? You can clinch this Trading Administrator role at a leading food retail chain. You must be able to start by the end of May.

  8. Formula One is partnering with Aspiring Solicitors to offer a summer vacation scheme in their legal department to four first-year law students from underrepresented groups to help improve diversity and representation in the legal profession. This is an opportunity to gain experience in a high performing in-house legal department undertaking a broad range of commercial work, and a unique chance to be part of the exhilarating environment of Formula One. Closing 29-May.
  9. Are you dynamic, enthusiastic and interested in the recruitment industry? This six-month internship with Chase Graduate Academy will give you the opportunity to work with senior managers across different business units and learn the fundamentals of the recruitment business. Closing 31-May.
  10. 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.

  11. Are you in your penultimate year in university and predicted 2:1 or above at degree level? Do you also have great A-levels with an A* in Maths? You could be the next Software Developer Summer Intern at TPP. You will earn £2k per month and you’ll get the opportunity to work on exciting health technology projects, developing cutting-edge software.

  12. Calling undergraduates or graduates of BAME background who are interested in the PR industry! Have you achieved a 2:2 or are you on track to do so? The Stuart Ross Communications Internship at TfL could be for you. You will be paid and will work in a fast-paced public relations, public affairs or marketing environment. This is a great opportunity to learn the essential skills you need to start your career in these industries.

  13. 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.

  14. Do you have a passion for Technology and are you on track to graduate in 2023 with a 2:1? Do you also have evidence of project management, leadership, teamwork, attention to detail and communication skills? If so, this Software Engineer Summer Internship at Citi could be for you.

  15. Are you an undergraduate? Forage are offering several virtual work experience programmes with Fortune 500 companies such as Citi, JP Morgan, GE, KPMG. Ongoing.

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

  17. 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.

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

  19. 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. LGT Wealth Management is offering 4 degree apprenticeship programmes this year in Business Operations, Portfolio Management, Central Management and IT & Business Solutions. This is for you if you’re in your final year of school or college and considering your future options. The degree apprenticeship programme will introduce you to the Wealth Management sector and it will be carried out in partnership with the University of Exeter and Queen Mary University of London, both UK Russell Group universities. Closing 24-June.
  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 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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