L1? Any discipline but interested in law career?

City Solicitors Horizons is supported by the City of London Solicitors’ Company, the City Solicitors’ Educational Trust (CSET), The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF) and leading City law firms.

About the City Solicitors Horizons programme:
50 talented first year undergraduates studying any degree discipline but interested in pursuing a career in law will be selected to complete an outstanding three-year support programme featuring:

  • Classroom and one-to-one training sessions
  • Personal mentoring by lawyers at participating leading law firms
  • Annual work experience placements with leading legal employers

About SEO London:
SEO is a diversity focused charity that helps students from under-represented backgrounds achieve their full career potential.  In the last 15 years we have helped more than 5,000 talented undergraduates secure extremely competitive internships and graduate full time positions with more than 60 of the UK’s leading employers, including many leading City law firms. 

How to apply:
Applications are open until 10 December 2017!  Please click here to apply.  If you have already applied to SEO London you will still need to apply to the CSH programme. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so those interested in applying are encouraged to apply as soon as possiblePlaces will be confirmed in late December 2017.

Students will be selected based on social mobility criteria, academic performance and their commitment to pursuing a legal career.  To apply, you:

  1. Must have been educated at a state funded school (at any point of your academic studies) and either:
  2. a) be of the first generation of your immediate family to attend university; or
  3. b) have been eligible for free school meals or some other form of  income-related financial assistance; or
  4. c) have been in care/are a care leaver.
  5. Be reasonably committed at this stage of your university course to joining the legal profession; and
  6. Have, in the judgement of your university, a strong potential to succeed academically.
  7. You must also study at a university based in London or the south east of England.  (Please see FAQs for more details.) 

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Stand out…

with work experience in China through the British Council Generation UK – China programme! Whether you’re an undergraduate or recent graduate wanting to get on the career ladder, spend two months in 2018 as an intern in an industry of your choice. Choose from six locations and over 15 different industry sectors – business, engineering, law, marketing, design etc.

Funding covers all internship placement fees, accommodation, comprehensive travel insurance, business and cultural activities, as well as your airport pick-up and dedicated support throughout your placement.  Find out more about the programme and how you can apply.

Deadline for applications: 14 January 2018 at 23:59 PM (BST).

Find out about other opportunities to work or study abroad through Study Work Create.

Meet PwC

Get an insight into what they do and how they do it by attending an event or applying for another opportunity:

Career Open Days – a highly interactive day for students to learn more about the work we do: http://pwctrk.co.uk/P6lV7
Tech Academy – a paid five day work placement for students with a passion for technology: http://pwctrk.co.uk/P6tmV
Women in Business – students shadow our female leaders for three days paid work experience to find out what it takes to get to the top at PwC. They’ll also have a chance to shadow recent graduates for hands on experience: http://pwctrk.co.uk/P6lTL
Summer Internship – a 6-8 week placement to give students an insight into what we really do, and to discover how the work we do supports our clients: http://pwctrk.co.uk/P6lTV
Work Placements – an 11 month placement where students will be part of the team, taking on real life client challenges: http://pwctrk.co.uk/P6lTf

IAESTE work placements

Kick-start your career with an IAESTE paid industry placement lasting from 6-52 weeks in one of 80 countries worldwide – open to full-time undergraduate students in their second year or above and working towards a science, engineering, technology or applied arts degree.  You could find yourself working on anything from cutting edge electronics in Japan, to earthquake detection technology in Colombia.  Find out more and apply by 12:00pm mid-day, Thursday 7 December 2017.


CyberFirst is a Student scheme inspired and led by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) which aims to support and prepare undergraduates for a career in cyber security. NCSC partners with other government departments and selected industry to offer students a comprehensive package of financial assistance and cyber skills training to help you kick start a career in cyber security.

Find out more at gchq-careers.co.uk/early-careers/cyberfirst.htm

First year student? Summer internship?

First year students – Brunel is offering the chance for over 100 students to go on paid eight week internships over the summer break.
The Widening Participation Summer Internship Scheme is open for all eligible Home UK/EU students who are in the first year of their degree.

These internships cover a wide range of areas, and are paid at a rate of £9.15 an hour, tax and national insurance free.

If you are interested, apply here before 15 December 3017: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/9S7MMT6

If you would like to apply but need some more information, you can contact us at wpinternship@brunel.ac.uk