City of London Business Traineeship programme

Are you:

  • In Year 13?
  • Interested in a paid summer internship in finance, professional services or related areas?
  • Seeking to improve your employability skills?
  • Looking to build your professional network?

The City of London Business Traineeship programme, funded by the City of London Corporation, gives state-educated, ambitious young Londoners the opportunity to apply for 6-13 week paid internships (up to £400 per week) with employers in London’s financial districts.

As well as the chance to apply for an internship, you can gain exclusive access to CV and interview support, masterclasses, networking events and workshops that will develop your employability and professional skills.
Each summer, we offer over 100 opportunities across financial, professional and related services, including accounting, banking, insurance, law, marketing and PR, property and technology.

Can I take part?

To be eligible for the programme you need to:

  1. Study at a London state school in a City-fringe borough – Camden, Hackney, Islington, Lambeth, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Westminster.
  2. Be in your final year of A-levels or equivalent.
  3. Have a minimum of grade 5/B in English Literature, English Language and Maths at GCSE.
  4. Be eligible to work in the UK.

Please register your interest via our sign-up page.

Read all about the candidates that took part in our 2017 programme in our yearbook.

Read about previous candidates Boaz Appiah, Matthew Jakob and Nadia Mensah