// Summer Internship Programme

Guaranteed Work Experience in London.

Programme Background

This special Summer Internship Programme was launched by CIUK in February 2014 and is now in its 6th year running. The purpose of the Programme is to give university undergraduates and graduates the opportunity to get guaranteed work experience in a desirable sector of their choice. Please note that CIUK acts as an internship agency as well as career coaching provider for this programme and therefore, there will be a fee for students to join this programme (also including the accommodation and coaching). Please click here to see available vacancies.

Every student, no matter from home or abroad, deserves work experience whilst doing their degree in the UK.

CIUK Summer Internship Intake Schedule

Each intake lasts 4 weeks in total


7 June 2021 - 2 July 2021


5 July 2021 - 30 July 2021


 2 August 2021 - 27 August 2021

Programme Application Deadline

The CIUK Summer Internship Programme does not have a specific deadline, however, the positions are filled up on a 'first come, first serve basis'. In order to secure your place, we recommend you to apply as soon as possible because the interview process starts as soon as the applications are received. You can normally expect to get your offer confirmation within 4 weeks of application. For the latest vacancy information, please come back to this page regularly for updates.

CIUK Summer Internship Testimonials

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What does the CIUK Summer Internship Programme Include?

done Guaranteed Internship with your desired choices, subject to availability;

done Option to have accommodation included throughout the internship period (4 weeks);

doneProgramme Orientation Meeting: On a Friday before the start of your internship 

done 2 half days Elementary Level interactive career coaching provided by Career Interactive Ltd (the UK’s Leading Career Coaching Service Provider), including:

  • Introductory Level Assessment Centre* - Written Exercise & Group Discussion;
  • Introductory Level Assessment Centre* - Presentations & Telephone Interview Skills;
  • Professional CV Review by CIUK.
  • You can choose between our Onsite or Online Assessment Centres

doneUpon completion of the internship, you will get the CIUK Summer Internship Certificate issued by CIUK Summer Project. On the certificate, it will state which company you have worked for as well as having CIUK to act as your future referee


Having CIUK as your future referee on the Programme Completion Certificate!

Career Interactive Coaching

Experience the Career Interactive Coaching (Elementary Level) alongside of your working experience!

Career Interactive have made a very positive impression on our students. The advice and support on offer is comprehensive and shows clear appreciation of the challenging employment market. We enjoy working with them and look forward to developing the relationship to further enhance our students’ opportunities.

Why Join the CIUK Summer Internship Programme?

arrow_forward Get guaranteed work experience in London as well as expert career coaching experience, both of which lay a solid foundation for your full time employment later on;

arrow_forward Quality student accommodation included in the programme so NO need to worry about where to stay while in London. We do not provide accommodation for positions outside London;

arrow_forward Official completion certificate from CIUK Summer Project which is authorised and endorsed by CIUK. CIUK will also act as your future employment referee and provide reference upon prospective employer’s request;

arrow_forward Form useful network with other interns and employers and make some new friends along the job hunting journey

arrow_forwardUpon completion of the internship, you will get the Enjoy a 10% discount on any of our career coaching programmes listed on our Platform under ‘Store’ (you need to register and login in order to see them) later on

The service we receive from Career Interactive has been fantastic…your staff are great, very proactive in terms of giving us the right candidates, following up the interview process…I highly recommend CIUK internship programme to students and employers.

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