What is the City of London Business Traineeship Programme?
A unique opportunity for talented young Londoners to gain real experience, real responsibility and real pay after their sixth form studies.
With more than 100 prestigious opportunities across banking and the financial services, IT, insurance, legal and business administration sectors there are a wide variety of placements available. The placements are between 6-13 weeks and are paid at the going rate for that job.
This is not about work-shadowing - this will be a real job.
Am I right for the programme?
To be eligible for this programme you need to be:
These are strict criteria set by the programme funders. All candidates will be required to provide evidence of the above in person before they can be considered for paid placements.
If you meet some, but not all, of the criteria above, there are many other opportunities that the Brokerage may be able to offer you and you can still register with us.
Candidates for the City of London Business Traineeship Programme should also be:
Our commitment to you:
Once you have registered with us, we will:
Joining the Brokerage Pathway will also provide access to further opportunities throughout university and beyond, and we also have many opportunities for students who are interested in alternatives to university.
How do I register?
I'm ready to apply!
Applications are CLOSED for the 2015 programme, but Year 12s can sign up now to be notified of the 2016 programme details. If you are in Year 13 or university, click below to register your details for our other opportunities.
The City of London Corporation is a diverse organisation with three main aims - to support and promote the City as a world leader in international finance and business services; to provide the highest quality local government services for the Square Mile; and to provide valued services to London the nation as a whole.
The first and third aims are underpinned by the City Corporation's commitment to support the regeneration of its neighbouring communities. The City of London shares its borders with some of the country's most deprived boroughs where unemployment is high, despite the considerable employment opportunities in the City.
The City of London Business Traineeship programme brings together these two aims: help the City to attract high calibre, well motivated staff ables to meet its skills needs, whilst also looking to local sources to attract future members of the workforce.
The Brokerage Citylink has delivered the City of London Business Traineeship programme on behalf of the City of London Corporation since 2000. The programme is fully funded by the City Corporation.
Disclaimer and privacy:
39 businesses and institutions hosted workplace visits last year
60 college leavers have gained permanent jobs and apprenticeships through the Brokerage in the last two years
Tell me more facts