Internship Experience UK: Professional Services & Consulting

28 Jun 2021, 9 a.m.
Application deadline is 22nd June 2021, 11:59pm

Applications for this stream are not yet open. Applications for Internship Experience UK open on 12th May 2021 at 10:30am. 


Internship Experience UK is back for 2021 and it's bigger and brighter than ever! Professional Services & Consulting are both prestigious professions that offer a wealth of opportunities to bright graduates. Expectations are high but if you’re intellectual, ambitious and work well under pressure, a role in these sectors could be for you. 

Join us for this three-day immersive experience, designed to help you gain exclusive insights and drive forward your career - you can see the learning timetable for more details.

What's new for 2021? 

This year, we're partnering with even more world-leading firms that will be delivering all-new sector-focused and core skills sessions.  You'll also have the chance to tailor the experience based on what you're interested in, with unique sub-sector streams and project work. The whole experience is designed based on what our members are after, giving you as much exposure to leading employers in the Professional Services & Consulting sectors and helping you come away feeling better equipped for applications.

Am I eligible and how do I apply?

Internship Experience UK: Professional 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 an application form – it takes about 10 minutes to complete. You don't need previous experience to complete the experience - just a passion for the sector.

The application deadline is 22nd June at 11:59pm.

Why attend

Understand available opportunities

Understand the types of opportunities available in these competitive sectors.

Develop key application skills

Learn how to develop key skills to help boost your future applications and make them stand out.

Connect with world-leading firms

Make valuable connections with representatives from world-leading firms like EY, PwC, Alpha FMC, Capital One and BDO.

Who can attend

Open to all students and recent graduates (18+)

Well-suited to those with an interest in Professional Services & Consulting

No previous experience required

Employers joining us


28 Jun 2021 - 30 Jun 2021

9 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Day one

Take part in sector overviews and expert skills sessions delivered by our leading partner employers: EY, PwC, Alpha FMC and Capital One.

9 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Day two

Begin your work project to simulate real-life tasks you’d be responsible for during a Professional Services or Consulting internship.

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Day three

After completing your project, there will be final skills sessions from ICAEW and a closing celebration to mark the end of your internship experience.


What people say about this event

I felt that Internship Experience UK was the stepping stone that helped me bridge the gap between academia and the workplace.

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Van, Graduate Analyst

Internship Experience UK last summer gave me such a good insight into industry-leading companies and the workshops within this were very useful for thinking about the kinds of skills you want to showcase during the application process.

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Sophie, Audit Graduate

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 and apply today.

What if I'm under 18? 

If you're under the age of 18, you don't have to miss out. This year we've launched Internship Experience UK On Demand Schools where those 16 and 17 years old can take part in a tailored internship experience of your choice, in your own time during the school summer holidays. Visit our Internship Experience UK On Demand Schools page to learn more and apply for the programme.

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

It's not. In summer 2021, the experiences are completely unique, so if you did the experience last year, we recommend taking part again. All the sessions will be different 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.

Apply today

Application deadline is 22nd June 2021, 11:59pm

Internship Experience UK is a popular experience, so we recommend getting your application in as soon as possible. Let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you there.