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Become an intern with our partners

upReach internships for less-advantaged students

If you're an undergraduate or recent graduate from a less advantaged background, there's available support to help you apply for paid internships and secure a top job

Support ot help you to apply for an internship.

We've partnered with social mobility charity upReach, to provide free, personalised support (worth up to £900). If you're an eligible Southwark student, they can help you improve your employability and secure a competitive internship in summer 2023 at a top employer. 

What criteria you need to meet to apply for these internships

We welcome applications from students who meet all the following criteria:

  • have a Southwark home address (family home, not term-time accommodation)
  • have a household income below £42,620
  • have attended UK state schools only 
  • are aged over 18
  • are currently an undergraduate in full-time study at a UK university (or graduated in 2022) and meet at least one of the following:
    • neither parent went to university
    • was eligible for free school meals, or 
    • you've been look after by the local authority

Apply to upReach's internship programme 

If you answered yes to the questions above, apply to upReach’s internship programme

If you have any questions before applying 

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Page last updated: 23 November 2022

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