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AECOM. What can you learn in your career?


Knowledge is a powerful tool. We can give you the resources to turn that knowledge into limitless potential. We’ll show you what happens when people, ideas and perspectives connect. Clean water for developing communities. Iconic skyscrapers that swell a nation’s pride. Learn from challenges that can only be solved by a company like ours. Allen & Overy. The conversation about careers begins the moment you arrive at university.

Allen & Overy

Competition for places on the most prestigious graduate schemes is intense so, it’s never too early to start considering your options. However, at Allen & Overy, we recognise that it can be hard to know where to begin. If you’re thinking that a career in commercial law might be for you then A&O First is a great place to start. A&O First is a work experience programme and support network designed exclusively for first-year undergraduate students in the UK.

Atkins. Our paid undergraduate opportunities include: Summer placements – for students who are currently studying at university.


Internships are available for all degree years, but please check job descriptions for individual business requirements. Our summer internships generally last 8-12 weeks. Industrial placements – these are longer placements for students and count towards your university degree. They are typically between 8 and 12 months long. Hear from current interns in this video. Selection process. BAE Systems. Our 12-week summer internship scheme for opportunities in business, consultancy, engineering, finance or technical delivery.

BAE Systems

Scheme Overview What better way to put theory into practice? A summer internship at BAE Systems will give you a 12-week insight into working life in one of our UK businesses and further develop your skills. Our internships provide on-the-job training within a structured framework and we only offer these placements when there is real work to be completed so if you want to make an impact next Summer, read on to see what opportunities are available, and the associated benefits. Apply now! Bank of England. BBC. Barclays. BP. Cancer Research UK. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. Civil Service Fast Stream. You can apply for EDIP if you’re a first-year undergraduate and one or more of the following: from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgroundsocially or economically disadvantaged Check you're eligible for EDIP Candidates from these BAME backgrounds can apply: Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, Chinese or any other Asian backgroundAfrican, Caribbean or any other black backgroundWhite and Asian, white and black African, white and black Caribbean or any other mixed ethnic backgroundWe assess social and economic background using questions based mainly on family background The programme is open to European Economic Area (EEA) nationals (including British citizens), Commonwealth citizens, Swiss nationals and, in some cases, Turkish nationals.

Civil Service Fast Stream

For further details, read the Civil Service nationality rules. Credit Suisse. Deloitte. EY. Frontline. Frontline’s mission is to transform the lives of vulnerable children by recruiting outstanding individuals to be leaders in social work and broader society.


As part of our commitment to recruiting a diverse cohort, Frontline hosts insight days to welcome applicants from different backgrounds. There are a number of days available with some particularly set up for those from under-represented groups within the Frontline programme (under the Equality Act 2010 - UK). Glaxo Smith Kline. Goldman Sachs. Who Can Apply This program is suited for first-year students on a three-year course and second-year students on a four-year course.

Goldman Sachs

While your discipline or degree major is not important, we are looking for individuals who can balance teamwork and competition, intensity and integrity, intellectual curiosity and leadership potential with a passion for excellence and an interest in the financial markets. Application Deadline 4 January 2017 About the Program. Google. Herbert Smith Freehills. HSBC. What to expect This four-day event is held in our Canary Wharf headquarters in London.


It will introduce you to HSBC so you get to know who we are and what a career at HSBC would be like. You’ll gain a detailed overview of Global Banking and Markets, Global Private Banking and Global Asset Management, and the internship and graduate opportunities available to you. Learning, development and support As well as having exposure to HSBC’s culture, you’ll be able to take part in interactive learning opportunities, work shadowing, a tour of the trading floor, skills sessions and workshops over the four days. Potential career paths The four days could be the start of an exciting journey in international banking. JPMorgan. KPMG. It’s the perfect opportunity that will give you a head start on your peers and the chance to shine – it could even lead to an offer on our Vacation Programme next summer.


The programme is packed with practical takeaways which you can use across everything you do. From making the best impact with new networks, in meetings and interviews, to effectively managing tasks and projects, the skills you pick up could stay with you for a lifetime. You’ll also get an insider’s view into one of the world’s leading business advisory firms, the work we do, the industries we work in and the big issues facing our clients; from the next big thing in cyber security, to managing business risk. You’ll find out how we support them, earn their trust and empower change. Over the two-day Insight Programme, you’ll network with staff from all functions, from recent Graduates to Partners, so you can find out what life and a career at KPMG is really like. Who’s it for? Linklaters. L'Oreal. Almost a third of the young graduates we recruit each year are former interns.


Our internships are open to students in universities, business and engineering schools from diverse backgrounds and provide the opportunity to acquire substantial initial work experience in one of our areas of expertise: Operations, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Communications, Digital, and Human Resources. For three to twelve months you become a member of our teams, working on projects and achieving concrete objectives on which you are assessed. Above expertise or qualifications, we are looking for young, dynamic, enthusiastic and ambitious talent, capable of fully committing to projects, changing enthusiasm into success and creating beauty and excellence. An internship is your best preparation to becoming one of our future business leaders. Whatever the outcome of your internship you will have benefitted from a unique professional experience before beginning your working life.

Mars. It’s all about brands. From understanding insights, activating new campaigns and ensuring they are communicated effectively in shopper channels. Click on the links below to find out more… Customer Marketing Intern: Waltham-on-the-Wolds (Leicestershire) An opportunity has arisen for a placement in the Food Customer Marketing Team. This is a fantastic opportunity as it provides great exposure to multiple functions such as Marketing, Category, Sales & Supply as well as interaction with our external agencies. Marketing Intern: Waltham (Leicestershire) Morgan Stanley. Mott MacDonald. Graduate schemes Whatever your career goals are, you can be confident that Mott MacDonald will help you meet your ambitions, and beyond. We offer opportunities in the following areas: *Please note: Roles within water and environment will be advertised individually on an ad hoc basis.

Joining Mott MacDonald means being part of a globally connected community, with access to an exceptional breadth of career paths and the opportunity to work on projects that matter. Norton Rose Fulbright. Our First step programme is here to give you an initial taste of life at Norton Rose Fulbright and help you decide if law really is the right career for you. The programme lasts for one week and is exclusively for first-year undergraduates.Some of the things you can look forward to include: sitting in one of our practice areas getting involved in high profile work gaining insights into our culture taking part in skills workshops attending social events. Placements & internships for students. Student Ladder - opportunities for Year 1 students. Female STEM students. Penguin Random House.

PWC. Savills. Slaughter and May.


Transport for London. Unilever. Wellcome.