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King’s Internships

Meaningful Work Opportunities for King's Students

Our specialist King’s Internships team work closely with students through programmes designed to support reflective learning and with employers to generate and curate bespoke opportunities. King’s Internships provide meaningful, quality-assured work experience as part of curricular and co-curricular portfolios, together with advice and consultancy with your organisation to develop, promote and support you reaching to the most relevant students.

Our Refreshed Internship Schemes

Our refreshed programme portfolio is focused on supporting career decision-making for undergraduate and PhD students, and providing access to diverse student cohorts. Select from work shadowing and microinternships or longer structured internships for disabled students and under-represented groups.

Why host a King's Intern?

  • Cost effective method of recruiting and evaluating potential employees
  • Flexible source of quality candidates for ad-hoc or short-term projects
  • Increased brand awareness and visibility for the organisation among King's College London students
  • International interns can help increase cultural diversity within the workplace
  • An injection of fresh perspectives, ideas and up-to-date professional skills
  • Mentors/supervisors can develop their leadership/managerial skills, up-skilling you workforce and improving staff retention

Depending on your needs, our provision includes consultancy and support in defining bespoke internships from sector-specific King's Internships Advisers and Employer Relations & Development Advisers; administrative support for application management, screening and shortlisting service, as well as comprehensive advertising and communications support provided by our internal marketing team. Full support, training and guidance are delivered by us for students in advance of their internship, ensuring they are sufficiently equipped for their experience.

If your existing internship does not fit with one of our schemes, you can still advertise your internship free of charge on King's CareerConnect which is accessed by nearly 2,500 students and recent alumni on a daily basis.

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We support colleagues across King's College London and King's Health Partners to understand how to recruit from our own student population, either for fixed internships to support their learning gain or for structured graduate internships.

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