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Our Summer Experiences are now over 75% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

Our Summer Experiences are now over 75% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

Work Experience For ages 15-18

Embark on a life-changing, immersive career experience in your desired industry with InvestIN. We offer a range of work experience programmes for students aged 15-18, designed to enhance their career prospects, help them build a professional network and develop their employability skills. Choose your career, maximise your potential. Alternatively, get in touch to find out more.

The InvestIN career quiz

Do you need help deciding which of our programmes to choose? Try our tailored quiz designed to help you reflect on your future career. Through a series of questions we will assess your skills and interests and recommend which InvestIN programme you are best suited to.

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Our Reviews are through the roof

It was great to be able to interact with peers who shared the same passion and interests as me, and the amazing activities that we got to execute together were an added bonus...it was nothing short of amazing and I would definitely recommend it.

89% of students rated their experience a perfect 5 out of 5

Frequently asked questions

What do our summer programmes involve?

We offer unique, in-person experiences in a range of industries for students aged 15 to 18. Over the course of two weeks, students will take part in an immersive programme in their desired industry. They will work alongside top professionals from the field and gain hands-on experience through a range of practical career simulations. Students will get to visit exclusive professional venues and iconic London landmarks, whilst boosting their employability skills and future university and job applications.

Browse our programmes today, or get in touch if you have any questions.

What can 15 to 18-year-olds do to get work experience?

Once you've chosen an industry you'd like to pursue a career in, you can:

  • Contact relevant companies to see if there are any placements, volunteer roles, or general opportunities to help
  • Try and build a network of people working in your industry. If you don't know anyone personally, use tools like LinkedIn to make connections
  • Try and shadow someone who does a related role
  • Look for internships in relevant fields
  • Attend events related to your industry and keep up-to-date with industry news
  • Enrol on an InvestIN programme. We offer a range of unique work experience programmes, ranging from film to psychology and law
What are the benefits of work experience for 15 to 18 year-olds?

School students are expected to make decisions that will inevitably shape their future careers, so any work opportunities will aid them in making the right choices for theme. Key benefits include:

  • Improved employability: Having work experience will look good on a CV, improving the likelihood of you landing a job.
  • Insights into potential careers: Your work experience may be so inspiring that you decide to pursue a career in a related field. It may also highlight that you'd rather look for something different. Whatever the outcome, the experience will give you valuable insights that'll help you choose your ideal path.
  • More skills: Gain knowledge and skills relevant to the field. Often, these will be transferable, supporting you in all areas of life.
  • Networking opportunities: Build professional networks and make connections that will open doors in your future.
  • Support university applications: Experience in a field related to your desired degree will help you stand out from the crowd in competitive courses.
Why choose InvestIN?

We've helped over 65,000 students from more than 100 countries gain unique experiences and professional insights in a range of industries. Our in-person programmes give students the chance to meet senior experts in the field, undertake specialist coaching, and spend time at renowned university, UCL.

All courses are run by industry-leading professionals from celebrated organisations, carefully hand-picked by our team to ensure students get a detailed understanding of their industry. Don't just take our word for it: hear from our alumni.

Learn more about us, or contact us for more information.