InvestIN programmes offer students an immersive experience of their dream career which provide students with the confidence to choose the right career and maximise their potential. Attendees gain unique insight through simulations, seminars, Q&As with industry leaders and personalised career coaching.
We offer experiences in 15 of the world’s most competitive careers. These range from investment banking and law to filmmaking and video game design.
Our weekend programmes and summer experiences run in London. We hold our programmes at top universities like UCL. During our summer experiences, students also get the opportunity to visit top firms in the industry. We are not affiliated with these institutions but hire space on a commercial basis only.
Our programmes are aimed at passionate students aged 12-18 with a drive to know what working in a particular industry is really like. Our ‘Young’ Programmes are for students aged 15-18, while our 'Future' Programmes are specifically designed for attendees aged 12-14. Each programme is designed to offer a unique insight into the field.
Over 45,000 students from more than 100 countries have attended our programmes.
As part of any programme booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Through this, you will gain access to our Live Online weekend and evening programmes, as well as to your records of achievement - your personal experience, progress statistics, and certificates - which are a very powerful way to show future employers evidence of your career experience and demonstrates your levels of professional development.
Your AmbitionX membership is free for one year, after this you will be charged at £165 per annum, you may cancel any time before renewal.
About Our Programmes
Our programmes provide students with the ultimate experience of their dream career. The hands-on simulations and exposure to a range of professionals give students a chance to immerse themselves in their chosen field, an opportunity not usually available to students. Attendance demonstrates a student’s passion for their industry, enabling them to boost their UCAS/college applications and providing an excellent talking point for interviews. Students will also gain an invaluable network of top professionals in their chosen field.
The content of the programmes is initially planned out by our expert programme management team. This content is then expanded on and delivered by top professionals in their respective fields.
The professionals on our programmes are industry-leading, passionate individuals who wish to give students a deeper understanding of their field.
We are always looking to develop new career experiences. If you don’t see your desired career in our range of programmes, please feel free to send us an email at email@example.com. We always love to hear your suggestions!
Our programmes take place 3 times a year; Autumn (November), Spring (March) and Summer (July-August).
Our autumn and spring programmes last 1 day and are held on weekends to fit around school schedules. On our flagship summer experiences, students have the option to attend for 1 week, 2 weeks or 2 weeks premium and also include optional accommodation, meals and airport collection.
InvestIN weekends take place during term time. They use interactive masterclasses run by top professionals to create a high-impact experience of your chosen career. They also include expert career coaching to help you secure your dream job.Our summer experiences take place during the summer holidays. They offer everything above, plus:
- Fully immersive, 360-degree experiences at the headquarters of top organisations
- Networking receptions with experts in their field
- Cultural experiences, walking tours, accommodation and meals.
You can see full timetables on the individual programme pages.
Our 1-week experiences include: fully immersive, interactive simulations; in a range of different specialisms and the time to start developing the vital skills required to pursue your dream career.
On our 2-week experience, you will build on these key skills through private networking sessions with experts in their field, exclusive industry site visits as well as, cultural experiences, and walking tours.
During our 2-week Premium experience, you will have all the benefits of the first and second weeks, plus exclusive evening and weekend excursions and extra career development opportunities. These activities include CV masterclasses, private galas, and skills coaching.
Both Live Online and In-Person programmes are a great way to gain an in-depth view of your chosen career and you should attend whichever programme best suits your learning style.
Our In-Person programmes allow you to fully immerse yourself in the day-to-day life of a professional in London, through hands-on simulations and face-to-face networking opportunities.
Our Live Online programmes are delivered live by our industry experts with nothing being pre-recorded. All our content is carefully curated to be interactive and engaging, so you can experience your dream career from the comfort of your own home.
Whichever experience you choose will be a highly immersive and interactive experience.
Our career experiences start at £195/student for weekend programmes in autumn and spring. Our summer experiences vary in cost depending on the package. Pricing is listed on the individual programme pages.
The average age of students on our ‘Young’ programmes is 17 and the average age of students on our 'Future' programmes is 13 but we have students from across the age ranges who attend our programmes. Therefore, you will be able to meet students who are your age.
All the programmes we offer at InvestIN are fundamentally inclusive, with no application process and no prior experience required. We strive to create a supportive environment where all students who attend can gain valuable insight into their dream careers. Should you have any special educational needs or require additional assistance please reach out to our team at firstname.lastname@example.org who will be happy to support you.
Attending an InvestIN career programme demonstrates a student’s ambition and commitment to pursuing a profession in their free time. We also offer personalised career coaching led by industry executives on the best university application techniques.
After our programmes, attendees are sent a short assessment. Once they have passed this, they will receive a certificate to use on their UCAS/college applications. We are also happy to write a letter confirming attendance on our programmes as proof of the attendee’s dedication to their chosen career path.
We encourage all attendees to keep in touch with the InvestIN Industry Executives they meet on our courses. Many of our alumni have gone on to secure jobs in their chosen career after attending our programmes. In fact, some of our professionals started their career by attending an InvestIN programme!
We will be more than happy to provide you with your programme materials and slides for you to refer back to, however, we are unable to provide a downloadable copy as these materials are the intellectual property of our professionals.
Choose your career, select weekend or summer experience and click ‘Register Now’.
Due to high demand, we cannot reserve spaces for students on our weekend programmes. For our summer experiences, attendees can put down a £950 deposit in order to secure their place. Please email us at email@example.com or call us on +44 (0) 203 488 5089 to discuss options further.
Yes! We offer payment plans for our Summer Experiences, allowing you to pay in instalments. A £950 deposit is required to reserve your place and can be made directly on our website. Our team will then issue you an invoice for the remaining amount once the deposit has been made.
Yes, we do offer bursary places. To find out if you are eligible and how to apply, please visit our social impact page.
No, we accept both individual and school bookings. Schools can make group bookings for multiple students or individuals, we will issue the school with an invoice for payment. Discover the benefits of becoming a partner school (it’s free).
Our refund policy is included in our terms and conditions and again here for your reference.
We do not offer cash refunds for programme bookings. However, we do offer 100% credit* against your purchase in case you can no longer attend the programme you have booked, as long as you cancel at least 30 days before the programme takes place. Credit can be used against any future programme run by InvestIN, within the following 12 months. Only one credit will be issued per purchase.
*Credit only relates to programme fees. Any fees paid for accommodation, flights, meals, transfers booked with us are fully non-refundable. Additional terms apply to any bookings which are within the ambit of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 (PTRs).
Students who require a visa to enter the UK will need to obtain a Standard Visitor Visa (the same that is used by tourists). This covers short trips and tourism to the UK, which includes our programmes. You can check if you require this on the UK Government website here.
We are happy to issue you with a letter in support of your visa application once you have registered your place on the programme. To arrange this, simply get in touch with us once you have registered, and kindly confirm the following details as they appear on your passport: Your full name, date of birth, nationality, and where you will be flying from.
As our programmes are all held in English, we have a minimum English language requirement of B2 (upper-intermediate, CEFR). If you are unsure on your language level, please do complete the following test here.
No application is needed for any InvestIN programme. We feel that passion, ambition and a willingness to commit to your future is enough. Having said this, our programmes are extremely popular and are often full months in advance. We offer places on a first-come, first-serve basis.
All registration takes place on our website. Simply choose your career, select weekend or summer experience and click ‘Register Now’.
There is no deadline for registration. However, places generally fill up 6-8 weeks before the programme starts.
Absolutely no prior knowledge is required to attend our courses. We introduce each topic at a basic level.
We cannot accept students outside the 12-18 age bracket due to our safeguarding policy.
Closer to the start date of your programme you will receive a full pack of information containing all the necessary information that you will need to attend, including final venue details and timings for each day.
We recommend students on our tech programmes (Video Game Designer and Software Engineer) and our Investment Banker Students bring their laptops. We also recommend checking your pre-programme information as this will state if there are any sessions where you will need to work on a laptop.
We are always on the lookout for fresh talent, either to work on our programmes as a university ambassador or industry executive or to join our team permanently. View all openings
Yes! Students who join our In-Person Summer Experiences can add our accommodation package to their booking
Students who choose to add our accommodation package to their booking will be allocated to the University of London's Garden Halls, College Hall, or International Hall. Here, students will enjoy their own private room, 3 meals a day, and 24/7 guardianship.
Our accommodation is based at the University of London's Garden Halls, College Halls, and International Halls. Students will receive their accommodation allocation in their pre-summer experience materials.
Our accommodation package includes check-in the day before and check-out the day after your summer experience.
Yes! Our accommodation package includes three meals a day. Breakfast and dinner are a buffet service provided by the accommodation catering team. For lunch, students will be provided with a Waitrose & Partners meal card to have lunch offsite.
We can cater to the majority of dietary requirements. To ensure we can provide for your needs, please disclose all requirements on your pre-arrival form.
All rooms are private with a bed, chair, work desk and, wardrobe. Towels and bed linen are provided as well as a complimentary set of toiletries for the first night. The majority of our rooms come with a private en-suite bathroom consisting of a toilet, shower, and wash basin, these are available to our students on a first-come, first-serve basis.
There is roughly a 50/50 split between students who choose to stay in our accommodation and our non-accommodation students.
Whilst we are able to collect students from all London airports, we will only have InvestIN staff members based at Heathrow Airport.
For students arriving at Heathrow, they will be greeted by an InvestIN member of staff and guided to the Welcome Club, where they will then be coached to their accommodation.
For students arriving at another airport, they will be collected by a trusted third party driver who has a DBS check. The information for this driver will be shared roughly 24 hours in advance.
The same is relevant in reverse.
We are able to offer an unaccompanied minor service. Students arriving to Heathrow Airport on Arrival Day will be met by a member of InvestIN staff. We will be able to provide the information of the responsible adult approximately 1 month before. Students arriving at other airports, or outside of the Arrival Day, will be met by a driver with a valid DBS check from a trusted third party supplier, this information will be provided to the students roughly 24 hours before arrival.
During the Programme
If you are going to arrive after the set arrival time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance so that we can arrange for someone to be on-hand to register you.
We ask that students wear professional clothing on our programmes. Essentially, please avoid wearing jeans, trainers or tracksuits. Any smart casual wear is acceptable.
Once you have booked your place on a programme, you will receive an email with basic details about venues and timings. These emails are sent to the email address supplied for the attendee. If you have not received this email, please check your spam and junk folder. If you still haven’t received it then please email us at email@example.com with your order number.
Each programme page has a timetable tab, which details the exact timings of the programme.
If you need to leave early for any reason, you are welcome to do so. We ask that you please do so quietly, so as not to disturb the other attendees.
We do encourage you to keep their cameras and microphones on as much as possible through the programme, as this allows you to maximise their participation. However, this is entirely down to each student’s personal preference, and students will never be forced to speak should they not feel comfortable doing so. There will also be the opportunity to submit questions to our industry executives via messages on our bespoke platform.
On our programmes you will work in groups of around 6-10 students to give you the best opportunities to network and get hands-on!
Yes! On the mornings of day 6 and day 11 you will have rest time to allow you to recharge for the next period of your programme. You will also have time in the evenings and during your lunch break to relax and socialise with the other students on the experience.
During your stay with us in the evenings, you will be able to spend time in the games room, cinema room and communal areas socialising with the other students. Our safeguarding team will also put on evening activities such as trivia night, games night, and sports evenings.
Should you book our accommodation package all your travel to and from your programme venues is included.
If you have not booked our accommodation package you will need to make your own way to your programme venue for the day, if they are within London. For any venue locations outside of London, a coach will take all students from the accommodation meeting point in the morning.
Should you book our accommodation package your last day will be the day after your summer experience ends, as this will be the day you check out of your room.
If you have not booked our accommodation package you will depart on the last day of your summer experience.
It's no problem if you need to miss some of our sessions, all the slides and programme materials will be available to you after the experience has finished so you can catch up using these resources to ensure no content is missed.
Our Summer Experiences do run over the weekends to maximise the amount of time you are immersed in your chosen career.
If you would like to be kept informed of our upcoming programmes, you can subscribe to our mailing list by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are absolutely committed to our students’ satisfaction. If you would like to complain about any aspect of your experience with InvestIN, please follow InvestIN’s complaints procedure below. We will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.
1. If you have a complaint, please put it into writing (email to email@example.com), explaining the details as fully as possible.
2. We will send you an email acknowledging your complaint and (if appropriate), ask you to expand.
3. We will start to investigate your complaint as soon as is practicable after you have articulated the complaint to us.
4. An in-depth review of the issues raised will then take place.
5. Once this has happened we will contact you to confirm our findings and any solutions that we propose.
6. If at this stage you are still not satisfied with how your complaint has been dealt with, you should contact us again.
7. We will review the issue once again.
8. We will contact you with the results of this review as soon as possible.
9. At the same time we will email you confirming our final position on your complaint and explain our reasons.
InvestIN is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC). This means that participants of InvestIN’s programmes have access to BAC’s complaints procedure. If you have tried to resolve your complaint through InvestIN’s complaints procedure, you can find full details on how to submit a complaint to the BAC on their website here.
Click here to view our safeguarding policy
Our safeguarding team are all security-vetted (enhanced DBS-checked) professionals who work in education full time. Our team is made up of Academic Professionals/ Learning Support Assistants (LSAs), Safeguarding Officers, Nursing Professionals, and Mental Health Practitioners.