UK Internship

Unpaid Internships... It's Still Not What You Know

Sally Holt | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Politics
Sally Holt

As far as I can see, your ability to write, articulate, heal or lead is not inherently linked to your parents' wealth. It is our society which makes it so.

Interns At Twitter And Facebook Make A Crazy Amount Of Money

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Tech

The campaign to pay interns a liveable wage is gaining momentum in the UK, but one place it doesn't appear to be required is in Silicon Valley where -...

A Fashion Intern's Diary: The Highs and Lows of Unpaid Life in London

Bryony Moss | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Bryony Moss

As my time at Hand & Lock comes to an end I've been thinking a lot about the pros and cons of being an intern...

Top 10 Tips for PR Interns: How to Secure an Internship and Get Your Dream Job

Coard-Anthony Henry | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Coard-Anthony Henry

This is perhaps the most important time for anyone looking to make it in his or her chosen industry, as every move you make will be scrutinised. However, this can be a positive thing as hard work is rewarded, and once you've completed an internship there could be a full-time job at the end. With that in mind, here are my top ten tips for securing an internship, and then making the most of the opportunity.

21-Year Old Bank Intern Dies 'From Overwork'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

Moritz Erhardt, a student who had been working as an intern at Bank of America's investment wing Merrill Lynch in London, was found dead on Thursday a...

Why Your A-level Grades Don't Matter

Jessica Brown | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jessica Brown

Some brains can't be measured in the confines of an exam hall or in an essay. Do you take in the world around you? Are you curious enough to ask questions? Are you engaged enough to have strong opinions?

A Level Results - No Place? No Problem

Dr Philip Hallam | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Philip Hallam

There are options - more options than ever before - and those students clutching their A Level results wondering what to do next need more support to help them explore exactly what is available to them, rather than being rushed into a decision that just isn't right for them.

Show Us The Goods: Ideas for an Interview

Nicholas Smith | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nicholas Smith

For the last two months I have been interviewing consistently. I appreciate for many that that in itself is a success to celebrate, especially in my chosen field, until you see the dedicated folder I have for rejections and the excel sheet I keep of ongoing applications. However, a worrying trend is emerging.

How Beyoncé Helped Me Get Over Intern Anxiety

Melissa Steel | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Melissa Steel

I realised that you can't please everyone, but the very least that you can do to make life a little easier is to please yourself. The following Monday, I walked to work with a confident strut Beyoncé would be proud of.

All I Want For Christmas Is a Job That Pays

Libby Page | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Libby Page

When I wake up on Christmas morning I will not be looking for any packages under the tree. All I want for Christmas is a job that pays. I value my future more than any gift tied up with paper and ribbon.

Preparing for a Job Interview - Insight of an Intern

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

Those few days before any interview can be a nerve-wracking time, so it can be difficult to channel your time into doing anything constructive. However, preparation is the key to any interview - though many people don't actually realise this.

Saying No to Nepotism

Andrew Scherer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Scherer

With more graduates than ever looking to kick start their careers, we at Inspiring Interns are incredibly excited to see what becomes of O2 and Bauer Media's "GoThinkBig" initiative.

Insight of an Intern - Your CV

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

Anything you have done - be it a paper round, volunteer work, babysitting, waitressing, keeping a blog etc - will have taught you genuinely transferrable skills which can be used on your CV.