The City of London Business Traineeship programme

City of London Business Traineeship programme 2016

Since 2000, we have delivered the City of London Corporation's flagship employability programme, the City of London Business Traineeship programme.

The award-winning programme gives state-educated, ambitious and talented young residents from London the chance to undertake paid internships with City employers.

We reach out to state schools and colleges to engage high-achieving and motivated students from the state sector. In doing so, City firms are introduced to an untapped and diverse talent pool of competent young people.

City Business Traineeship 2017

The programme helps employers to achieve their Corporate Social Responsibility goals, as well as increase diversity and equality initiatives in an effective and cost efficient way, and provides employers with access to the next generation of exciting young City professionals.

The programme is fully funded by the City of London Corporation, and aside from the trainee's wage and any training provided to them, participation in this programme is completely free.

To read more about how the programme could benefit your company,
click here.

"Beulah has been a great support to the Community Affairs team. She has been asked to understake a variety of roles and has done so willingly and is not afraid to put forward suggestions" UBS

To read more about the students and employers who participated in 2017,
click here.

"Hameedat conducted herself in a very professional manner, asking for help and support where appropriate and using her own initiative when required to do so - we have been very impressed." Marsh

If you're an employer and would like to discuss participating in the 2018 programme, please contact Rosa Morgan-Baker on 020 7628 9904

If you're a young person wishing to register for the programme, please click here to find out if you're eligible and to sign-up.


Overall, we've worked with over 125 companies to help fill their school leaver, apprenticeship and graduate roles

BAME backgrounds

91% of candidates joining us last year were from BAME backgrounds

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