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Internship Experience UK 2022 - Financial Services & Consulting

20 Jun 2022, 9 a.m.
Application deadline was 15th June 2022, 11:59 p.m.

Applications for Internship Experience UK: Financial Services & Consulting are now closed.


Supercharge your CV this summer by joining us and over 50 leading global employers for Internship Experience UK 2022. The Financial Services & Consulting stream is packed full of useful content to provide you with a springboard for your future career in this sector. Whether you’re already set on the sector or are looking to explore it a little more, top employers like EY, PwC and PA Consulting will be there to help you decide. 

The programme has been completely re-designed and enhanced to provide you with even more connections, opportunities and insights this year.

As we’re reaching the end of the pandemic and employers are hiring the same if not more graduates than before 2020 - now is the time to ensure you have the sector-focused skills and knowledge that top employers will be looking for this autumn.

A brand new experience for 2022

You may have taken part in Internship Experience UK last year, or this may be a completely new opportunity for you. Either way, this year’s experience has been re-designed to ensure everyone can make the most of it. 

There are different skills sessions and a brand new work sample - all created to help you get ahead in this competitive sector. There are also more employers to network with and ask your questions to, helping you stand out in future interviews. Here’s what to expect:

  • Hear from inspiring keynote speaker, Tim Campbell - winner of The Apprentice and co-founder of the Bright Ideas Trust, a social enterprise to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds start their own businesses
  • Connect with leading employers across financial services & consulting, including PwC, Alpha FMC, EY and more
  • Take part in a work sample that you can talk about in interviews and will help you understand the type of work you’d be doing as a graduate, intern or placement student in these sectors

Sessions you’ll get

Over the course of three days, you’ll be able to meet and hear from a number of leading organisations and develop a variety of key skills. They’ll be delivering a range of insight sessions, from what to expect from a career as a tax advisor to how PA Consulting helped Pret recover from the pandemic lockdowns.

You'll also attend exclusive employer-led skills sessions to help you prepare for your future applications, interviews and roles:

  • Learn how to demonstrate transferable skills with ICAEW
  • Become a pro at preparing for interviews with PwC
  • Perfect your presentation skills with WTW
  • Gain top-tier CV and application advice from Vodafone

Plus, hear from influential leaders like Tahmid Chowdhury (Forbes 30 under 30) and Elspeth Coates Gibson (Chief Commercial Officer, Appointedd) on topical subjects, including commercial awareness and networking.

Alongside the sessions, there will be plenty of opportunities to spend time on your work sample submission, which will be briefed to you on day two. You’ll be set a task and have opportunities to ask questions before you present your work to a peer and gain feedback.

Am I eligible and how do I apply?

Internship Experience UK 2022: Financial Services & Consulting is open to every student and recent graduate (18+). All you need to take part is a Bright Network membership, which is completely free and you can sign up when you start your application. To apply, simply click the button below and fill in your application form - it takes less than 10 minutes to complete. You don’t need previous experience to complete the experience - just passion for the sector. 

If you took part in the 2020 or 2021 experiences, we 100% recommend taking part this year. This is a completely new experience with different sessions, more employers for you to meet and new work samples to complete, all of which will allow you to build on your learning from previous years and gain a competitive advantage.

The application deadline was Wednesday 15th June 2022 at 11:59pm

Why attend

Supercharge your CV

Get ahead of the competition by participating in internship-style work samples led by top employers.

Nothing to lose, everything to gain

No matter what you’re studying, if you’re passionate about the sector, this experience caters for all.

Springboard for success

With the pandemic coming to an end across the UK, more employers are set to open up more roles ahead of the application season, making this the perfect opportunity to upskill and make sure you’re ready to apply.

Who can attend

Open to all students and recent graduates (18+)

Well-suited to those with an interest in financial services & consulting

No previous experience required

Employers joining us


Frequently asked questions

What if I can’t attend? 

If you’re not able to attend the live experience, don’t worry, you can still take part with On-Demand. Head to our Internship Experience UK On-Demand page to learn more.

I did this experience last year - is it the same? 

The 2022 experience is completely unique, so if you did the experience last year, we recommend taking part again. All the sessions will be different, more employers are joining and the work samples are brand new, plus there are extra features to help you gain more from the experience. 

What if I have another question? 

For a full list of commonly asked questions about the experience, take a look at our Internship Experience UK FAQs page.